• 10 Candies for Your Kids to Avoid This Halloween

    Some candies are worse than others when it comes to your children’s dental health. In general, you should encourage eating candies that dissolve quickly and don’t have too much contact with the enamel on your children’s teeth. You’ll want to avoid candies that require a lot of chewing, or are acidic or especially hard. The longer

  • Teeth Grinding: Signs, Effects, & Prevention

    Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a condition that usually happens during sleep. Often, you won’t know you’re doing it unless a partner hears it and notifies you. It’s not harmful if you do it only occasionally, but if left untreated, you can experience damage to your teeth and other complications. The Symptoms of

  • Why Getting Your Kids into a Good Brushing Routine Is Important

    Good dental habits are an essential part of keeping your child’s teeth strong and healthy throughout their lives. Tooth decay and oral problems can cause eating, speaking and learning problems. In fact, these conditions affect kids more than any other chronic infectious disease – but they are preventable. Taking care of your child’s teeth can

  • Treatment Options for Missing Teeth

    Life happens, and it’s possible that at some point you may have to deal with missing teeth as a result of disease, tooth decay, or trauma. You can choose to not replace the teeth, but if you don’t, you face chewing difficulties and may eventually have trouble speaking properly. You could also become at risk