Archive for February, 2015

Heart Disease – The Importance of Good Oral Hygiene

Did you know that poor oral hygiene could increase your chances of developing heart disease? Practicing good oral health habits isn’t just an important part of preventing tooth decay; it’s crucial in maintaining your overall health. But how are heart disease and oral health connected? What we’ve come to understand is that bacteria from infected […]

Teeth Whitening- At Home vs In-Office Treatments

Over the last decade, at-home tooth whitening systems have become more abundant, more varied, and more affordable. A quick walk through your local drug store is all you need to do to know that there is an endless supply of teeth bleaching treatments that you can do at home to achieve a whiter smile. You […]

Strawberries and Baking Soda for Whiter Teeth

You may have heard the recent claim that a mixture of fruit and baking soda applied to the teeth will whiten them dramatically, inexpensively and in a much more “organic” way than traditional bleaching methods. In particular, young adults and teens have shown themselves to be susceptible to this advice. They readily experiment with it […]

Make Brushing Teeth Fun

We often have parents coming into our office asking about what they can do to make tooth brushing something the whole family can look forward to. Has brushing become a daily battle in your home? If you’re exhausted by the thought of getting your child’s pearly whites brushed twice daily, then you should know you […]