Month: July 2015

FAQs About Dental Checkups

How often do you see your dentist for a checkup? The American Dental Association urges both children and adults undergo regular dental exams. With routine visits to the dentist you can actually reduce your risk of developing oral health concerns, such as tooth decay and gum disease.

3 Facts About Teeth Grinding

Have you ever woken up in the morning with inexplicably aching jaws or a tension headache? Does this happen frequently? If so, you may be one of the millions of Americans who suffer from bruxism. This phenomenon causes you to clench your jaw and grind your teeth back and forth while you sleep or even… Read more »

Your Child’s Dental Visit

Ideally, your little one should visit the dentist for the first time a little after his or her first birthday. However, life isn’t always ideal and your child might be in preschool or even kindergarten before stepping foot in a dentist’s office. This can present some challenges for parents, especially if your child feel scared… Read more »

Do I Need Sedation Dentistry?

You may have seen advertisements in magazines or in your dentist’s office promoting “Sedation Dentistry” or you may have even spoken to a friend or family member who underwent a dental procedure with sedation. Or hey, maybe you just saw one of those funny “After the Dentist” videos on YouTube and wondered what’s up with… Read more »

Schedule Your Summer Checkup

With summer officially here, many parents have children home from school. The summer break offers a great opportunity for kids to see the dentist without missing school. When you schedule your summer checkup you can help improve the health of your smile. We recommend an exam for the entire family.