• How to Care for a Child After Wisdom Teeth Removal

    Wisdom teeth extractions are needed when a child’s teeth are impacted, decayed, or keep braces from being installed. Before and during the surgery, the dentist makes sure your teen is comfortable. The information below should assist you in providing care at home while your child’s mouth heals. 5 WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTION CARE TIPS FOR YOUR CHILD 1. APPLY PRESSURE WITH GAUZE PAD To help...
  • Maintaining Your Dental Health in These Times

    Maintaining Your Dental Health in These Times. The coronavirus is upon us and has affected all areas of our life including our dental health. With all dental offices unable to see patients due to federal and state mandates, your dental health is more important now than ever. There are some things you can do at home that will help you prevent...
  • Pregnancy and Oral Health

    TRYING TO GET PREGNANT?…DON’T FORGET TO FLOSS! It’s true! Researchers are finding links between pregnancy and dental care. Women with periodontal gum disease have a harder time getting pregnant. Studies show it can take on average, two months longer for women to get pregnant if they have abscessed teeth or gum disease. Research in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology showed a correlation...
  • My Dentist Said My Gum Disease is Killing Me!

    While it sounds dramatic, believe it or not, it’s the truth. Dental infections from gum disease have been shown to directly affect heart and blood vessel health. There are several studies showing that bacteria from gum disease enters the bloodstream and causes inflammation. This inflammation results in the plaques of atherosclerosis. When bacteria populate these inflamed plaques, they can break off...
  • 3 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

    It’s common among both children and adults to be anxious about seeing the dentist. As a parent, you can help relieve this fear to make dental appointments more comfortable. Start preparing your child well before their dental appointment so they’ll be ready for their visit. How Can I Help My Child Enjoy Dentist Visits? 1. Clean Their Teeth You should clean your child’s mouth...