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How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

We have all been told how the acidic properties of sodas and citrus fruits like lemons can wear down our tooth enamel, but patients don’t always think about acid reflux causing the same issues. Patients who suffer from acid reflux are more likely to be at risk from tooth enamel erosion and periodontal disease. Digestion […]

Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?

Laughing Gas or Nitrous Oxide

A funny scene from a movie shows police detectives questioning a suspect while he’s at the dentist.  Somehow laughing gas comes into play and everyone is laughing hysterically, and the suspect is answering every question he’s asked.  But is that really how it works? Laughing gas is scientifically known as Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and can […]

Thumb Sucking and Toddler’s Teeth

November 30, 2018
Dental Blog, Preventive Dental Care

As parents, we know that thumb sucking, along with pacifiers, is a common rite of childhood and is perfectly natural.  It provides your infant or toddler with security and comfort and may even help them fall asleep.  So how do we determine when enough is enough? On the average, children typically stop thumb sucking or […]

Caring for your Infants Teeth

Caring for your Infant’s Teeth Starts at Day One. For the first 6 months, you should clean your child’s gums by gently rubbing a damp cloth over the gums after each meal. Teeth will typically begin to appear between 6 months to their first birthday. This is when you will start brushing their teeth twice […]

Opioid Use in Dental Care

September 26, 2017
Dental Blog, Preventive Dental Care

Opioids, often called “pain killers”, are narcotic pain relievers that are only received with a prescription from your physician. Because of their strength, they must be taken carefully by following your doctor’s instructions. Lately the news has focused a lot on the misuse of opioid pain relievers-such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and codeine; stating that […]