Preventive Dentistry

Teaching your kids about oral health.

The Tooth Fairy’s Guide to Happy Smiles: Teaching Kids About Oral Health

The tooth fairy is a tradition across multiple cultures, providing a fun way to get children excited about their oral development. You can take a few simple steps to make this an engaging experience and take the opportunity to educate your children on oral health and the importance of good habits. The magic of a…
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Know the facts about sleep apnea

6 Surprising Facts About Sleep Apnea You Might Not Know

Is sleep apnea keeping you from a good night’s rest? Are you waking up at night feeling sluggish, like you just didn’t get any sleep? Are you having trouble focusing on work during the day because you can barely open your eyes? Or have you heard from your child’s school that they seem abnormally tired…
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Time to get your wisdom teeth out

3 Benefits of Removing Your Wisdom Teeth Before They Cause Problems

Wisdom teeth removal is a common dental procedure that many people need as they reach adulthood. While it can be tempting to delay extracting wisdom teeth, doing so can lead to a variety of issues. Wisdom tooth removal provides a range of benefits for your comfort and long-term oral health. Do you need wisdom tooth…
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Dental anxiety doesn't have to keep you away from the dentist

How Can I Get Over My Fear of Going to the Dentist?

You can overcome your dental anxiety. Going to the dentist twice a year is just one of those things we need to do as adults. Taking care of our teeth and oral health is essential to our overall health. Unfortunately, for some adults, the idea of going to the dentist creates anxiety.  Dental anxiety is…
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Do dental devices work for sleep apnea

Dental Devices for Sleep Apnea: Do They Really Work?

Feel refreshed and energetic again. While some animals can go a long time without sleep—dolphins and their mothers, for example, go an entire month without sleeping when the baby is first born—we need regular sleep to stay healthy and happy. If you or your child have sleep apnea, a full night of sleep that leaves…
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Don't skip your dentist visit

Scheduling Dental Checkups: How Often Should You Visit Your Dentist?

Our calendars sure get busy. Studies conducted in recent years indicate that many adults get as little as 26 minutes of free time each week. And, when it comes to the tasks that Americans prioritize the least, dentists’ visits and doctors’ visits are towards the top of the list. But we must find time not…
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Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

10 Ways to Keep Your Family Healthy When You Don’t Have Access to Dental Care

Routine dental appointments may be postponed, but there’s still plenty you can do at home! In accordance with American Dental Association recommendations, dental offices across the country have temporarily closed for non-urgent dental care. This means those appointments you usually schedule on ahead for your family—routine exams or cleanings and any treatment appointments for asymptomatic…
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dental appointments

How We Make Your Dental Appointment Anxiety-Free

It’s best for your oral health to visit the dentist regularly, but we know that this is easier said than done for many of our patients. Here are just a few methods we use to help make your dental appointments anxiety-free.
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