Scientific research has shown manual toothbrushes to be as effective as powered toothbrushes, considering you are using proper technique, eliminating plaque from all surfaces of the teeth and brushing a minimum of 2 minutes. With that being said, only a very limited percentage of the population who are using manual toothbrushes are brushing to this standard. As a dental hygienist who sees […]
We are excited to announce our 4th annual photo contest designed to spot light local shutterbugs! The contest is for amateurs only and we will be accepting submissions in the categories of Color and Black & White. Entries will be accepted until May 7th 2012, and should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org in .jpeg format. You […]
I’m sure you’ve often wondered how you could get a whiter smile and which whitening products really work. Let’s explore the options available to you. There are several different whitening systems on the market and many are inexpensive, averaging $40 up, and in most cases take approximately 14-21 days to achieve desired results. Over the […]
Sesame Street has some really fun dental related activities! What a great way to get your younger kids interested in brushing and flossing… Hey, if Elmo does it, it MUST be cool! http://www.sesamestreet.org/parents/topicsandactivities/toolkits/teeth
The chart below shows when you can expect each your child to loose each of his/her baby teeth. Be sure that they have established a good homecare routine and have seen a dentist at a young age so that they have ownership in keeping their teeth healthy for a lifetime!
It is almost impossible not to experience some stress in today’s world. Whether your stress is brought about by your hectic work life, busy home schedule or some unknown culprit, you may be taking the stress out on yourself by grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw. Do you experience… Migraines or tension headaches, especially […]
During the first quarter of 2012 we announced two amazing offers, and due to such a great response, we are extending the offer for current patients through April 30th! Whiten your teeth with BriteSmile and receive an iPod Nano*, or straighten your teeth with Invisalign and receive an iPad! The deadline is April 30th 2012 […]
When should dental wellness begin? According to the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the first visit to the dentist should be ‘when the first tooth comes in, usually between six and twelve months of age.’ The most important aspect of the first visit is education for the parents. We use this time […]