Dental Implants: Filling the Gaps

Dental Implant Basics   Dental implants are permanent false teeth designed to look just like your other teeth. They’re a popular alternative to dentures or bridges, and the American Dental Association considers them to be “one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past 40 years.” How Do They Work? Unlike dentures and bridges, which […]

To Floss or Not To Floss? That is the Question.

Should You Floss or Not? Just Floss…It’s Not Going to Hurt!   The U.S. Department of Health’s latest decision to not include flossing in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, coupled with the Associated Press’ recent report that the recommendation for flossing lacks evidence that flossing helps is creating a lot of confusion…but don’t throw out your […]

Today is Earth Day! How Green is Your Dental Routine?

Happy Earth Day!   Today is Earth Day. And on Earth Day, we are reminded of the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), the importance of being environmentally friendly, and decreasing our impact on the environment. But just how green is your dental hygiene routine? Here are 3 tips for making your dental hygiene activities a little […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month Sugar Wars: Win the Battle Against Sugar   Reports show that American students miss 51 million hours of school every year because of oral health problems. And students who are absent miss critical instruction time, especially in early grades where reading skills are an important focus and the building blocks […]