September 19, 2018

Question: When do I start brushing my baby’s teeth?  

Answer: As soon as they are visible! Use a baby finger brush, with or without toothpaste, and brush about an hour before bedtime.

May 16, 2018

“In the late 1940's an antibiotic called tetracycline was invented. Tetracycline was used to treat all types of bacterial infections. What was not apparent early on was that if used in the tooth’s developmental stages it would turn them a funky grayish black color. Now...

October 12, 2017

“After brushing your teeth - spit, but do not rinse out your mouth. By rinsing

you are eliminating much of the beneficial properties of the tooth paste.”

May 25, 2017

Professional basketball player and friend to our practice, Kris Humphries, brought in his good buddy to have his front tooth fixed. Thanks for the shout out on Instagram!

April 13, 2017

“There seems to be confusion as to what a dental implant actually is. To put it simply, it is an artificial tooth root. The implant does not replace your tooth. You will still need a fake tooth attached to the implant to restore your chompers. In short, when you have a...

March 22, 2017

“Cold sores are embarrassing and painful. If you get them on a regular basis, ask your doctor about Valacyclovir. It is a safe antiviral medication that specifically targets the viral DNA. If taken in the appropriate dosage, and at the first sign of tingling, itching o...

March 1, 2017

"Non carious cervical lesions. What does that mean? It means that you have some sort of breakdown in your tooth structure along the gum line without having a cavity. They come in all shapes and sizes, but typically they are wedge shaped. Take a look at the photos above...

February 2, 2017

"Caring for a baby is a tough job! You do your best to keep them happy and healthy. Putting your baby to sleep with anything other than water is not wise. Sounds terrible to deny your baby milk and juice to help them fall asleep. But what is more frightful -- is baby b...

December 21, 2016

“A lot of people ask me if and when they should floss.  I highly recommend it, but I know I will not be able to convince all of you.  However if you do floss, don’t do it after you brush your teeth or before you eat.  The best time is before you brush.  Flossing helps...

December 15, 2016

“Clean your tongue people! Bacteria produce some pretty rancid odors (volatile sulphur compounds) on the rear of your tongue. These byproducts are a major source of foul breath. You can use your toothbrush, but a tongue scraper is more effective. Stick out your tongue...

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