Cost of Braces

How Much Do Ceramic Braces Cost in 2019

Blog Highlights Braces can help improve many problems in both children and adults The severity of the misalignment often determines the type and duration of treatment In some cases, additional dental work may be needed prior to or after braces It’s often assumed that braces are a cosmetic treatment, but this couldn’t be further from […]

Types of Dentists

Mens with Different Types Of Dentists

Blog Highlights  Both DDS and DMD dentists must pass the same licensing exam and practice as general dentists If you have a more complex or specific dental problem, your general dentist will refer you to a dental specialist If you have misaligned teeth or a misaligned jaw either as a child or an adult, you […]

Dental Insurance: What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know About Dental Insurance

Blog Highlights Dental insurance helps pay for dental care The plan you select can determine how much you pay out of pocket and which dentist you are allowed to visit Before singing up for any plan, make sure you do your research Having dental insurance is important. Unfortunately, understanding your dental insurance can be confusing. […]

Coping with Winter Tooth Pain

How to Get Rid of Winter Tooth Pain

Blog Highlights Winter tooth pain is a pain that flares up during cold weather Surprisingly, a change in atmospheric pressure can also lead to tooth pain. If you are an avid winter sports participant, you may want to consider investing in a mouth guard When the temperature drops and winter settles in, you may experience […]

What You Need to Know About your Children’s Permanent Teeth

Missing Adult Teeth in Children

It is important to take care of your permanent teeth because they need to last your whole life. When your child begins to lose their baby teeth, their permanent teeth will start to come in. It’s up to you to teach them how to take care of their new permanent teeth. Baby teeth or primary […]

Evidence that Ending Fluoridation Backfires


Blog Highlights Over the years many cities, which had ceased fluoridation, reported decreased health Additionally, children under the age of 6 were more likely to require treatment for tooth decay The results of this study help to highlight the benefits of community water fluoridation Community water fluoridation (CWF) is the process of adding fluoride to […]

Stay Away from Benzocaine for Children’s Teething Pain

No Benzocaine For Teething Babies

Blog Highlights Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic and is present in many brand name treatments Benzocaine has been associated with methemoglobinemia If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact your dentist or doctor Naturally, parents become concerned when their young children experience teething pain. It’s tempting to reach for an over-the-counter treatment in an […]

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Your Baby’s Oral Health

Breastfeeding and Dental Health

Blog Highlights Breast milk is far easier for baby’s to digest than cow’s milk or formula  The actual act of breastfeeding helps to align baby’s teeth properly Breastfeeding carries a smaller risk of tooth decay for babies Research has shown that breastfeeding for at least the first six months reduces a child’s chances of developing […]