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Three Good Reasons to Brush Your Teeth Twice a Day

June 18, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

As a kid, you likely learned the importance of brushing your teeth twice a day. The adults in your life may have scared you into thinking that your teeth would fall out of your head if you didn’t brush properly or frequently, but that probably got you brushing every morning and night! But do you really need to brush your teeth two times a day? Let’s review three good reasons why your family dentist recommends brushing your teeth twice daily. Keeps your breath fresh Regular brushing keeps bacteria away—if you get away from this habit, bacterial buildup in your mouth... View Article

Six Tips to Prepare Your Child for a Visit to Your Family Dentist

May 29, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Is your child about to visit the dentist for the first time? Or, do they tend to have a meltdown before dental appointments? Here are six tips to help prepare your child for a visit to your family dentist: Visit a family-friendly dentist: Like doing your homework to find a handyman or babysitter, you need to research dental offices in your area that specialize in pediatric dentistry, or at least have friendly dentists on staff. Once you find a dentist, ask if you and your child can tour their office. This gives kids the opportunity to see where they will... View Article

Five Causes of Teeth Sensitivity to Heat or Cold: Info from Your Family Dentist

January 30, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Your teeth may not give you any warning that something is wrong—that is, until you get a sudden stabbing pain after sipping on a hot or cold beverage. Is tooth sensitivity unpleasant? Yes. Can it be more than a minor inconvenience? Also yes! It’s important to pay attention to changes in the way your teeth respond to hot and cold and to notify your dentist as soon as possible, because there could be a more serious problem going on in your mouth. You also want to get your days back to normal. Mild to severe pain or sensitivity in a... View Article