24 03, 2020

Trying to save a knocked out permanent tooth

By |2020-03-24T17:20:43+00:00March 24th, 2020|Dentist, Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Knocking out a permanent tooth is every parent’s worst nightmare. When I see a patient with this type of dental trauma, not only do I need to be on my toes to calm the injured child, I also like to take a moment to calm down mom and dad. There is something very real about missing a body part that shakes even the most tough adult demeanor. Losing a baby tooth is not a problem [...]

21 08, 2019

Preparing for your child’s first dental visit

By |2019-08-21T14:40:19+00:00August 21st, 2019|Dentist, Education, Fun facts, Oral Care, Oral Health, School, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preparing for your child’s first dental visit

Going to the dentist should and can be enjoyable. Yes, you read that right: dental visits do not have to be scary or anxiety filled times! There are a few tips and tricks parents can use with their children to help achieve a positive visit to the dentist. The ultimate goal is to make kids understand the importance of caring for their teeth and to get them and keep them on the path to lifelong, [...]

6 06, 2018

Enamel & Fluoride

By |2018-06-06T22:24:12+00:00June 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Enamel & Fluoride

Enamel is the visible outer layer of our teeth and it is made up mostly of minerals. Minerals are the things that make up rocks, so you can think of enamel like a smooth rock, which may be hard, but it can still be damaged. Have you ever known anyone with a kitchen countertop made of marble? Marble is a lot like our teeth. It is a hard rock that can be made into a [...]

7 05, 2018

Common Cracks

By |2018-05-07T22:07:32+00:00May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Common Cracks

The warm weather is back! It’s time to put on sandals and make ice for our drinks! In my household, this also means that I’ll be hearing the crunch, crunch, crunch of my children eating their ice cubes. I cringe as I hear it because I’m much more aware than they are of the daily dangers their teeth face (it might be maturity or just that I’ve paid my own dental bills for more than [...]

20 02, 2015

Love Your Teeth

By |2015-02-20T15:36:07+00:00February 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Love Your Teeth

Can you guess each way to love your teeth from the clues below? You do it 2 times every day for 2 minutes each time – don’t you? It can be long or short, depending how you break it, and it helps get to places a brush can’t. It’s something you drink that helps all your bones grow strong, including your teeth. It has a tricky name. When it’s an ingredient in your chewing gum, [...]

30 09, 2013

I want VAMPIRE Teeth

By |2013-09-30T17:38:52+00:00September 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I want VAMPIRE Teeth

If Vampires were real, which teeth would be their fangs? Most people would guess their canines because those are the pointy teeth on either side of our four front incisors. The canines do seem to be the teeth of choice for most vampire fans out there, but forums are filled with arguments about this little detail! For the parental generation, a few of our favorite vampires from the classic Lost Boys to the newer True [...]