It’s not because President’s Day, or those week-long winter breaks for most schools giving parents a chance to catch up on those checkups.
February is the favorite month out of the year for dentists because of the dental health awareness theme throughout the entire month.
Have you resolved to take your oral health more seriously after an excruciating bout with toothache?
If so, you are not alone.
Many people often only appreciate the benefits of a sound oral hygiene after battling an epic toothache and spending a fortune on dental procedures designed to minimize, if not eradicate the pain and discomfort.
Fortunately, you can easily keep dental woes at bay by keeping in mind the following oral hygiene basics: Read More
With Valentine’s Day coming up this week, we’d all better make sure we keep these bad breath foods off the dinner menu.
Of course we can all name the usual suspects when it comes to the most offensive bad breath foods.
Garlic, onions, tuna fish, & some stinky cheeses certainly top the list of bad breath foods, but there are a few more everyday offenders that might slip under the breath-sniffing radar.
Thanks to Men’s Health for compiling this list of four more bad breath foods we should be mindful of for the upcoming Valentine’s Day dinner reservation, there may be a couple of surprises in there… Read More
Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month.
The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for our kids. Take a look at this vintage Children’s Dental Health Week public service announcement from 1965; the technology may have changed, but the message remains…
Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.
The American Dental Association helps broadcast the optimal oral health for kids message during the entire month-long observance by bringing together dentists, hygienists, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.
Take a look at some of these children’s dental health statistics, is there at least one dental fact in there you might not have known? Read More
It’s mid-January and we’re smack dab in the middle of New Year’s Resolution season.
Adhering to a healthy diet is important any day of the year, not just because a well-balanced diet helps us keep our bodies and minds in tip-top shape, but also because what we eat has a direct impact on the health of our teeth and gums.
Maintaining a healthy diet has a significant impact on the health of our teeth and gums.
Our diet – however healthy or unhealthy – not only has affects our waistlines and dental health, but also our cholesterol numbers, energy levels, sleeping patterns, blood pressure, and risk for heart disease, among other overall health issues.
Let’s looks at some smile-friendly foods to add to your diet in 2015 – or anytime: Read More
Do you remember how much stress and energy you expended as a kid when you came to the realization that you had a loose tooth?
Some common removal tactics ranged from tooth twine to downright trickery…but however we struggled, that loose tooth just wouldn’t snug up and stay in there, no way – it HAD TO COME OUT!
The worry surrounding exactly when and how the loose tooth in question was to be removed approached epic proportions.
A little wiggle here or maybe a tug there was all that was really needed to pull the loose little bugger, but the mental anguish that surrounded such an ordeal was monumental.
The funny thing is it was ALWAYS way less painful than expected, and we loved showing off our gap tooth grin with a smile!
Enjoy these three short tooth removal videos, then vote on which one you think makes the best DIY method for removing a loose tooth! Read More