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Are Bottles & Binkies Bad News?

Like most things, the answer to this question isn’t black and white.  

Bottles:  It isn’t the bottle, in and of itself, that is the problem!  It’s what is PUT in the bottle(juice versus water or milk) as well as how long a child is left with a bottle to drink.  Using bottles for nutrition is absolutely okay, but once nutrients are consumed, the bottle should be taken away so excessive sucking isn’t […]

Signs You May Need a Crown

Who can’t appreciate a good, dental meme?  But seriously…how do you know if you need a crown(of the dental variety)?  A dental crown is simply a cap that covers your current tooth.  It can improve the shape, function and look of the tooth in precarious dental situations.

Signs that you may need a crown:

  1. If you have a broken, fractured or chipped tooth—a crown is usually your best chance at restoring your tooth […]

David’s Incredible Story

A routine dental visit COULD save your life.  Don’t believe it?  Read the story of David, a 26 year old who never imagined that a check-up with the dentist would spare him from death.

In the fall of 2018, David was working towards his Master’s Degree, juggling a full time job and planning a wedding with his girlfriend of 4 years.

While brushing his teeth one morning, David noticed some strange spots developing on […]

Dental Myths Debunked

Like any health-related topic, there are certain misconceptions about oral health and what is or is not important.  Let’s dissect a few of the most common myths swirling about the mouth:

Common Dental Myths

“Diet sodas are okay to drink.”
In fact, even sugar substitutes can cause major damage to the enamel.

“Flossing creates spaces between teeth.” 
No need to worry about this one.  Floss will not widen a gap between teeth.

“Brushing […]

Good Habits Start Young

In February of 1949, Children’s National Dental Health Day was first created to encourage healthy oral habits for children.  Fast forward 31 years later, to 1981, and February was deemed a month-long celebration to focus on dental health for kids.  One might almost think this was a purposeful move made during a month where a lot of Valentine candy is consumed. Hmm.

Educational programs and prevention awareness is […]

Rising Covid & Flu Cases

With the ever-changing status of Covid variants and the number of people affected, many of us worry about catching viruses in spaces with high levels of bacteria.

Be assured, in our office, we are adhering to all the regulations implemented in the dental industry. Your overall health is our top priority. That being said, if you are able to make it to our office safely, keeping up […]

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