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Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop

Diet, Cavities, & Bug Poop

What does that mean? It’s not only WHAT you eat but HOW you eat that affects your decay rate. If you are a frequent eater (lots of snacking or multiple small meals throughout the day) you are at risk for getting cavities. Bacteria that live on your teeth are always looking for that next meal.... Read more »

December 21, 2016
Pediatric dentist examining a little boys teeth

Is a Second Opinion Right for You?

When your kids hurt, you hurt, and when they need dental care beyond an exam and cleaning, you need to feel secure in both your dental team and the proposed course of treatment. For many parents, hearing their child needs fillings, crowns, or even General Anesthesia can come as shock and bring with it a... Read more »

July 22, 2016

Is a Second Opinion Right for You?

When your kids hurt, you hurt, and when they need dental care beyond an exam and cleaning, you need to feel secure in both your dental team and the proposed course of treatment. For many parents, hearing their child needs fillings, crowns, or even General Anesthesia can come as shock and bring with it a... Read more »

July 22, 2016
Pediatric dentist examining a little boys teeth

Dental Apps For Your Mobile Device

As with everything else in life, if it exists, then there is an app for it. Oral health is no exception, especially for young patients. Google Play and iTunes have a plethora of mobile apps. Some of these work well, others not so much. Here are a few to consider if you have anymore memory... Read more »

March 28, 2016

Is Gum Chewing Really Good for Your Teeth?

There is already evidence that chewing sugar-free gum may reduce cavity formation primarily from stimulation of saliva production. Saliva has an anti-bacterial effect and additional saliva washing over your teeth is a good thing. Now there is new evidence that chewing sugar-free gum also “traps” bacteria so that they are not available to harm your... Read more »

September 25, 2015

Is Gum Chewing Really Good for Your Teeth?

There is already evidence that chewing sugar-free gum may reduce cavity formation primarily from stimulation of saliva production. Saliva has an anti-bacterial effect and additional saliva washing over your teeth is a good thing. Now there is new evidence that chewing sugar-free gum also “traps” bacteria so that they are not available to harm your... Read more »

September 25, 2015

Ask the Doc: Is General Anesthesia the Only Option?

It would be great if the only dental care your kids ever needed was routine cleanings and exams. That’s the dream! But for many families, that’s just not the reality. Cavities happen. And when treatment is necessary, we want you to know that you have choices. Is General Anesthesia the only option? Absolutely not. We believe in... Read more »

July 21, 2015