Why Flossing Can Seem So Hard At First
15 May 2017
Getting into the habit of flossing everyday can be tough, but sometimes it's more than a simple matter of willpower. If you've struggled to floss because of pain or because the floss gets stuck between your teeth, you could have a problem that requires a visit to the dentist. Read on to learn more about this and why seeing a dentist can help.
If flossing hurts, chances are your gums are inflamed.
The Do's And Don'ts Of Teaching Kids To Choose Teeth-Friendly Foods
24 February 2017
Any pediatric dentist will be able to tell you that many factors go into how healthy kids' teeth are. Helping your child establish optimal oral health is a complex process, and it's more of an art than a science. One important part of teaching great dental habits is empowering your children to choose foods that are good for their teeth. Here are some crucial do's and don'ts when you are teaching them to select teeth-friendly foods.
Signs Your Cosmetic Dentistry Is Necessary
27 January 2017
One of the things you may notice on your dental insurance is an area for medically necessary cosmetic procedures. You may be wondering what this refers to and what procedures may fall under this categorization. Knowing this information could mean the difference between not having enough money for the procedure or not being able to have the procedure covered by your insurance at all. Here are some signs that your planned cosmetic dentistry procedure is necessary.
Welcoming a Baby? What Every New Parent Should Know About Dental Health During the First Year of Life
17 January 2017
With a whirlwind of preparations to make before the birth of a new baby, many parents give little thought to what their child's dental health needs will be during infancy. Since their infant's teeth will not be expected to erupt for several months, many may believe that they can safely put off the question of oral health until that time. But even a child who does not yet have visible teeth can benefit from basic dental-care routines beginning at birth.