Amaze Your Friends With Four Amusing Mouth Facts!

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE WORD “DENTIST” comes from “dent-” which is French for “tooth”? Funny thing is, we deal with a lot more than just teeth! That’s because the health of your teeth is so tightly connected to the health of your whole mouth (and even connected to the health of your whole body).

Good Posture Is Good For Your Oral Health

LIKE A PARENT OR RELATIVE, we encourage you to “stand up straight,” but not just to avoid back problems or looking slouchy. You should practice good posture because it’s good for your oral and overall health.

3 Years Of Age

SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE BABY TEETH ARE NOT IMPORTANT because they’re temporary. Not only is that incorrect, it can be dangerous. The health of baby teeth can affect permanent teeth, not to mention speech and jaw development.

To better ensure good oral health, you and your child should come in and visit with us.

Where Are You When It Comes To Dental Visit Anxiety?

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE MAJORITY OF US experience SOME level of dental anxiety? As much as 80%, in fact. Despite our best efforts we know that there’s something that feels inherently vulnerable about lying back in a chair while we examine your mouth. We’ve been patients too.

Happy Father’s Day

FATHERS HAVE A KNACK FOR making us smile—even when we’d prefer to be grouchy! Amazingly, they can usually pressure us into smiling through a simple act or gesture—a grin, a proud look, a really dumb joke.

This week, as much of the world celebrates Father’s Day, let’s return the favor!

Could Alligators Hold The Secret To Human Tooth Regeneration?

AN ALLIGATOR HAS 80+ TEETH that can each be replaced up to 50 times during its life! Potentially, that’s thousands of teeth! You may be thinking, “Wow, that’s cool… But why are we talking about alligator teeth on this human dental blog?” Well, alligators may be helping scientists learn how to stimulate tooth renewal in humans.

How Sour Candy Affects Your Teeth

WHY ARE CERTAIN CANDIES so bad for our teeth? One reason is all that sugar, of course. We know that. Here’s something you may not think about as often… Many popular treats include the descriptors tart, tangy, and sour. It seems the more bitter, the better.

Trouble is, our teeth are paying the price for this sour trend and we continue to see the damage.