At our office, we believe preventative dental care and maintenance is vital to your dental health. Through regular scheduled exams we check the overall health of your teeth and gums, perform oral cancer screenings, and perform x-rays to detect problems before they worsen. Routine dental cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments help prevent cavities and dental disease.
Parents of our littlest patients frequently ask us about oral habits such as thumb sucking and pacifiers. These perfectly normal behaviors in an infant can become damaging to an older child’s facial growth and development. There are many different opinions and treatment options, and this blog will give you a general overview as to the most widely accepted philosophies and treatments for prolonged habits. (more…)
We all have bad habits. Some of these just waste our time, but others can actually be harmful. In dentistry, we worry about habits that can damage your teeth and gums. This blog will highlight some of the most common bad habits we see and the damage they can cause. (more…)
It is that time of year when people around the world are resolving to make changes for the better. A common theme in many New Year’s resolutions is improved health. One of the great benefits of improving your health is that it usually involves improving your appearance, too! If you are exercising to enhance your health, you may also be losing weight or toning muscles. If you resolve to get more sleep, you will lose those dark circles under your eyes. (more…)