What is in that Toothpaste?

Toothpaste sales are a billion-dollar industry, so the competition and marketing are fierce to capture your attention and money. With few exceptions, almost all kinds of toothpaste are ADA (American Dental Assoc.) approved for safety and effectiveness and contain the same basic ingredients: Abrasives- Hydrated silica or calcium salts help scrape plaque off teeth with the brush. Moisturizing agents- Glycerin... read more »

Oral Health Treatment Focus Plan: Brushing Your Tongue

Have you ever asked yourself if it is necessary to brush your tongue while you brush your teeth? The answer is yes because most of the bacteria in your mouth reside on your tongue. Although children can be easily assisted in making sure they brush twice daily, it is imperative to remind them or assist them every time they brush... read more »

Keep Your Smiles Bright by Protecting Your Teeth

This holiday season, protect your families smiles, so that it lasts well beyond the end of the year. If you are not careful, you could find yourself on the receiving end of an oral accident. If you are looking to play any contact sports outside or attempt to gobble down delicious treats at the dinner table, take the necessary steps... read more »

Avoid Cavities During the Holidays

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. During this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally are and let's face it, this is a fun time of year! Pumpkin and spices fill the air, and the night of... read more »