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Should Kids Visit the Dentist as Often as Adults?


No matter a person’s age, it’s vital to visit the dentist on a regular schedule for preventative care, professional cleaning, and comprehensive exam. A check-up every six months is typically recommended for all individuals, including young children. When it comes to maintaining a child’s dental health, parents often have questions, doubts, and concerns. They wonder [...]

Should Kids Visit the Dentist as Often as Adults?2019-12-03T22:35:01+00:00

Taking Care of Teeth Between Dental Visits


Immediately following routine dental visits, teeth feel clean and smooth. They look bright and shiny, too. But just because teeth look and feel great after a dental appointment is no reason to neglect them in between dental visits. Daily maintenance is necessary for a healthy smile! Not only does taking excellent care of your teeth [...]

Taking Care of Teeth Between Dental Visits2019-12-03T22:41:12+00:00

Does a Toothache Mean It’s a Cavity?


A toothache is a common symptom of a cavity. But not all toothaches are the result of infection or decay. Ironically, not all early-stage cavities cause pain either. If you are experiencing discomfort, visit your dentist. A professional evaluation is the best way to determine the cause of tooth pain. Is a Toothache Affecting Your [...]

Does a Toothache Mean It’s a Cavity?2019-12-03T22:42:30+00:00

How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?


If teeth are bright, white, and feel great, is it still necessary to visit the dentist on a regular schedule? Truth be told, routine visits to the dentist are crucial for maintaining oral health. No matter how often teeth are brushed or flossed in between visits, in-office preventative care is recommended. If your tooth breaks, [...]

How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?2019-12-03T22:46:35+00:00

Easy Tips for Improving Oral Health


It goes without saying that it’s important to visit a dentist twice a year for a professional cleaning, x-rays, and exam. Preventative care is essential to keeping a smile healthy for a lifetime. Most people understand the importance of brushing and flossing at least twice a day. But are you aware that there are many [...]

Easy Tips for Improving Oral Health2019-12-03T22:47:37+00:00

Questions to Ask at a Dental Appointment


If there’s one person who is qualified to answer questions about teeth, gums, and oral health, it’s a dentist. Open communication is one of the best ways to help patients enjoy their dental appointment and reach their oral health goals. Even though we welcome all questions related to dentistry, the following are some of the [...]

Questions to Ask at a Dental Appointment2019-12-03T22:49:58+00:00

Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity


Do you have tooth sensitivity? If so, you might avoid eating certain types of food or breathing through your mouth on a cold day. Or, you might stay away from drinking cold beverages. Some people have such sensitive teeth that they sidestep proper brushing and flossing – or they refuse to visit the dentist altogether! [...]

Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity2019-12-03T22:51:04+00:00

Reasons Flossing is as Important as Brushing


Have you ever heard the saying, you don’t have to brush all your teeth… just the ones you want to keep? Even though this sentence is humorous, it’s true. Regularly brushing and flossing your teeth is one of the most important ways to maintain your oral health. Brushing your teeth is easy. It requires little [...]

Reasons Flossing is as Important as Brushing2019-12-03T22:52:27+00:00

Can the Food You Eat Affect Your Teeth?


If you believe the saying You are What You Eat, then you certainly must realize the food you eat affects the health of your teeth. Healthy food is good for your body. Likewise, healthy food is good for your teeth. Why? Because your teeth are part of your body. There are many ways to improve [...]

Can the Food You Eat Affect Your Teeth?2019-12-03T22:57:54+00:00

I Haven’t Seen a Dentist in 10 Years. Is it Too Late to Start?


How long has it been since your last dentist appointment? If you follow a regular preventative dental visit schedule, you should give yourself a pat on the back. Most dentists recommend that people visit for a regular cleaning and dental exam at least every six months. Visiting the dentist for regular check-ups is important. Routine [...]

I Haven’t Seen a Dentist in 10 Years. Is it Too Late to Start?2019-05-24T00:59:01+00:00