Yes, it is possible to floss too much. While flossing is an important part of maintaining the health of your teeth, flossing too much actually damages your teeth and gums. The signs that you’re flossing too much are: Red, irritated gums Bleeding gums Lower gum line Cavities near the bottom of the teeth Flossing too… Continue reading Can You Floss Too Much?
Playing sports is one of the best ways for your kids to get the exercise and socializing that they need. The only concern is how to handle it when they get hurt? Protecting your children’s teeth while they play sports, not just heavy-contact sports, is incredibly important. The general cost of fixing a missing tooth… Continue reading Protecting Your Child’s Teeth During Sports
Flossing. It’s the bane of all the oral health chores we do day-in and day-out. While it’s often overlooked, we are reminded each and every time we go to the dentist as our dentist asks us, “do you floss regularly?” Maybe you’re great at it and can give an answer with confidence. Or maybe you’re like… Continue reading The Importance of Focusing on Flossing With Kids
The best time for your child to get dental braces depends on the severity and the cause of the misalignment of your child’s teeth. Your Orthodontist will be the one to perform an evaluation and determine whether braces are necessary or not. An orthodontist is a dentist with additional training, who specializes in aligning and… Continue reading What Age Should My Child Be Seen for Braces?
No one enjoys a toothache, much less a child. If you’ve ever found yourself face-to-face with your child gripping their mouth and wincing in pain, you know it’s not fun. Most minor toothache’s can be relieved with simple home remedies, while more severe pain will likely require a trip to your pediatric dentist. First, the… Continue reading Quick! How do I Relieve My Child’s Toothache?
There’s a lot to love about December. The leaves have fallen and the cold has set it (seemingly for good ;). Promptly, you stock up on hot chocolate and prepare to bake anything and everything- it’s just that time of year. While we love cookies and candies, we aren’t about to ignore how these sweet… Continue reading Holiday Dental Hygiene Tips for Kids
Dental experts are sought out for vital information and advice regarding oral care. On top of being knowledge keepers, however, it is essential they act as educators as well. Many hygienists and dentists know there is no “one size fits all approach” to patient education and therefore must develop a unique methodology. To ensure oral… Continue reading Optimizing Oral Health Through Care and Education