Archive for July 2016

What Can You Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Appointment?

What Can You Expect During Your Child’s First Dental Appointment?

Early childhood brings with it many exciting firsts: first word, first step, first trip to Grandma’s and eventually the first day of school.

Like all of these milestones, your child’s first trip to the dentist can be filled with excitement and nervousness. As a parent, you may not be sure when your child should go to the dentist for the first time or what to expect during your baby’s first dental checkup.

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How Can Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth?

How Can Acidic Foods Affect Your Teeth?

When it comes to taking care of your teeth, most people know about the importance of brushing and flossing every day, getting regular dental checkups and avoiding too much sugar.

But did you ever think about how the rest of your diet might affect your teeth? Foods with high acidity can affect your smile but you can learn how to limit the damage.

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How Can You Avoid Common Problems with Dentures?

How Can You Avoid Common Problems with Dentures?

The American Academy of Periodontology reports that almost 25% of people 65 years and older have lost all of their teeth, with an even larger percentage having lost at least one. Although dentures can be very helpful for individuals with tooth loss, there are several common issues that can affect denture wearers.

Whether you are wearing full or partial dentures, it is important to know the most common problems associated with denture wear as well as some helpful habits for addressing them.

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