Month: June 2014

FAQs: Taking Care of Your Kids’ Summer Smiles

With summer in full swing, you and your kids suddenly have a lot more time on your hands. While lounging around for a few weeks may be good your little one, this is no time to remain lax on dental care. Just like the rest of the year, your kids will need to practice good… Read more »

Quiz: How Often Do I Need a Checkup?

So, when was the last time you had a dental checkup? According to a recent study from the UK, the average time between dental checkups is just shy of four years. On average, the study shows, people see the dentist once every three years and eight months. As we will discuss, people should be stopping… Read more »

Healthy Summer Snack Options for Kids

Summer has arrived and your kids are finally out of school. Most children look at summer break as a time to kick back and relax, while consuming copious amounts of snacks and soda, of course. While there’s nothing wrong with the occasional sweet treat, we encourage parents to offer kids some healthy summer snack options…. Read more »

Are Men More Susceptible to Gum Disease?

Not only is Father’s Day next week, but June is actually Men’s Health Month as well. Maintaining good oral health is a vital part of ensuring our overall health. For men, taking steps to keep their smiles healthy actually reduces the risk of a serious dental problem that affects men more than women: gum disease.