Understanding Baby Teeth

How Many Baby Teeth? The average adult certainly does not remember losing 20 baby teeth. That’s kind of crazy seeing how much importance kids (and some teachers) put on losing a baby tooth. It is a very tangible sign to a child and everyone one she knows that we are growing up. Here are a few tips parents may tuck... 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 »

Ditch the Flossing?

Every time we go to the dentist, we leave with a new toothbrush and a sample of floss approved by the American Dental Association, also known as the ADA. I know for myself, I always feel the need to floss really well the few weeks prior to my appointment, so I don’t hear, “everything looks great, you just need to... read more »