National Gum Care Month

National Gum Care Month

September is National Gum Care Month, and your gums are a pretty big deal when it comes to your health. Not only does it affect your physical health, but having a beautiful smile improves your self-confidence.  Did you know that Periondontal Disease is the most common...
How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

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...
Thumb Sucking and Toddler’s Teeth

Thumb Sucking and Toddler’s Teeth

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...
Caring for your Infants Teeth

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...