Your Child and Oral Health

Virtually every parent cares for their child and about their development, but sadly, many parents overlook their child’s oral development. While it may not seem overly important—especially since your baby’s teeth will fall out—helping your child maintain a healthy smile is one way you can help your child have healthy teeth in their adult years…. Read more »

Do I Have A Chronic Dry Mouth Problem?

A chronic dry mouth problem can increase your risk for cavities and oral infections. You may have a dry mouth (which is also known by the name xerostomia) if you exhibit some of the following symptoms: A sticky, dry feeling in your mouth, like it is full of cotton Cracked lips, especially in the corners… Read more »

Why Fluoride Is So Important For Your Dental Health

You may have heard your dentist tell you that fluoride is important for your dental health, but do you know why it is important? Here are the reasons the fluoride mineral found in community water systems, toothpaste, and mouthwashes helps to improve the health of your smile. Growing Teeth One of the most important uses… Read more »

Tips for Improving your Flossing Technique

The American Dental Association recommends flossing your teeth twice a day, immediately after brushing. Despite some marketing claims about the power of antiseptic mouthwash, flossing remains the most effective method for removing food particles and plaque from between teeth as well as along the gum line. If you have trouble working the floss between your… Read more »