Back to School Oral Health Tips


It’s that time of year again: school is back in full swing and fall sports have kicked off their seasons. For many households, this means that mornings are a whirlwind of getting kids dressed and fed before scooting them out the door to the bus stop. Afternoons aren’t time for rest and relaxation, either; the … Continued

Is a Dental Bridge Right For You?


Many adults suffer from tooth loss, most often due to periodontal disease, severe decay, or injury. When tooth loss occurs, prompt treatment is essential in order to avoid serious consequences, including significant bone loss. One way to restore missing teeth is through the use of a dental bridge. Dental bridges– which can either be fixed … Continued

The State of Pediatric Oral Health


This American Association for Pediatric Dentistry infographic illustrates state of children’s oral health in the U.S. and potential impact of expanded dental coverage through ACA.

What to Expect Before, During, and After a Filling


They’re the four words that everyone dreads hearing at the dentist’s office: you have a cavity. Just the thought of having a cavity filled evokes a feeling of stress and anxiety in countless patients. Visions of loud, painful drills dance through their minds. The good news is, tooth restorations have come a long way in … Continued

History of the Toothbrush


Egyptians are believed to have started using a paste to clean their teeth around 5000BC, before toothbrushes were invented. Ancient Greeks and Romans are known to have used toothpastes, and people in China and India first used toothpaste around 500BC.