Category Archives: Patient Education

Can Gummy Vitamins Harm Your Child’s Teeth?

Parents, if asked, will rank gummy vitamins  as one of the best kid inventions of all time. Kids love ‘em! Kids wantView full post »

What’s in Your Toothpaste? An Ingredient Checkup

When was the last time you read the ingredient list of your favorite toothpaste brand? Actually, have you ever readView full post »

Thanksgiving Snacks Kids Will Crave Their Whole Lives

Thanksgiving with Kids   In the United States, November is a month of both celebration and change. Sundays areView full post »

Choosing a Mouthwash that’s Right for You

Choosing a mouthwash can be a lot like deciding on a new cereal – the choices seem endless and can be confusingView full post »

Topical Fluoride Treatment Importance in Our Community

If you’ve heard about fluoride at a dental office recently, it’s probably because this naturally-occurring mineralView full post »

Root Planing and Scaling Demystified

Both Adults and Children can have Gum Disease Contrary to popular belief, gum disease does not discriminate basedView full post »

Toy Safety Tips to Help Keep Playtime Uneventful

Okay, we realize you might think an article on toy safety is silly … aren’t all toys created with children inView full post »

Can a Vegetarian Diet Be Bad for Your Teeth?

In America, we’re blessed with a wonderful selection of food to fuel our bodies. Crops are plentiful, and whatView full post »

Choosing the Right Sippy Cup for Your Child

There are so many different types and styles available so how do you choose the best sippy cup for your toddler? We’reView full post »

Everyday Things You do that Can Stain and Chip Your Teeth

Habit and accidents can leave you with either chipped or stained teeth instead of the set you’d like to parade aroundView full post »

Tingling Mouth? It May Be An Allergy

If you’re inclined to spend March through October indoors, do laundry more frequently than you wish, carry a bottle ofView full post »

April is Oral Cancer Month

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. It’s also among the most preventable and curableView full post »

ADA Recommends Fluoride Toothpaste for Children under 3

Are you responsible for brushing your child’s teeth? For decades, the American Dental Association (ADA) suggestedView full post »

5 Ways to Get Your Greens This St. Patrick’s Day

As the saying goes: “On St. Patrick’s day, everyone is Irish!” Gallant parades flow down city streets, and IrishView full post »

Foods that Will Help Your Mouth Run like a Finely Tuned City

Have you ever thought of your mouth as if it were a living, breathing version of a major city like Chicago?View full post »