Why You Should Schedule An Appointment With A Pediatric Dentist If Your Child Has Eating Issues

14 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Most parents consider a little pickiness a natural phase of growing up, and most children manage to eat a wide enough variety of foods to avoid nutritional deficiencies. However, pickiness that excludes entire food groups, refusal to eat normal amounts or anything at all, and the consumption of non-food materials can threaten your child's growth and development. Aside from scheduling appointments with a pediatrician, you should also see a pediatric dentist since childhood eating issues are often tied to the following four causes. Read More 

Smoking Doesn’t Have To Severely Stain Your Teeth

20 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Smoking may be the reason for the brown or black stains on your teeth. The nicotine and tar in tobacco make it hard to keep your teeth white and bright. However, there are tips you can follow to help minimize the yellow discoloration and dark staining that smoking can cause. Brush your teeth twice a day. If you are a heavy smoker, try brushing your teeth an additional time or two each day. Read More 

4 Reasons To Use A Toothbrush With A Light Up Head For Your Toddler

20 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are the parent of a toddler, you have several choices for what type of toothbrush you will get for your toddler. Small, soft heads fit best in toddler mouths, but you may wonder whether you should get some of the extras such as vibration, lights, or sound. While you should discuss your options with your dentist, there are several reasons why you should consider a toothbrush with a light up head. Read More 

4 Potential Issues You Should Know Before Getting Clear Aligners

24 August 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people who want to straighten their teeth prefer clear aligners to other forms of braces. This isn't surprising given that clear aligners are discrete, comfortable, and easy to take care of. Still, there are a few things you should know before going down this route; here are four examples of such issues: Your Actions (Or Lack of Them) May Determine the Outcome The dentist will do their best to give you the desired results, but nothing is guaranteed. Read More 

What To Do If Your Filling Breaks

27 July 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

That silver (or white) filling in your mouth serves a purpose. It is holding your tooth together and protecting the root and the rest of your tooth from further damage. It could be just a temporary fix though, as some fillings can wear down or break over time. You need to care for your teeth and these fillings in order to prevent this from happening. In the event of a filling breaking or wearing down, you should know what to do. Read More