THERE ARE A NUMBER of reasons why someone might need a new dentist. Maybe their insurance changed, they’re moving to a new area, or they simply haven’t looked for a dentist yet. Whatever the reason, if you don’t already have a dentist, it’s a good idea to choose one now so that you and your family […]
MAINTAINING GOOD DENTAL health isn’t just about the quantity of your brushing — it’s also about the quality. There are several mistakes many of us make when brushing our teeth, whether because we’re using the wrong tools or because we’re using the right tools the wrong way. 1. Keeping A Toothbrush Too Long How long has […]
THE CDC REPORTS that 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health […]
IS YOUR SMILE AS WHITE as it used to be? Even good oral hygiene won’t prevent tooth discoloration forever. While daily brushing and flossing help keep your teeth clean and healthy, it’s normal to feel like your smile is lacking some sparkle as you get older. If you’re looking to bring that sparkle back, cosmetic […]
WISHING YOU ALL HEALTH & LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY.
SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY IS AMAZING. It brings the world to our fingertips. And now, smartphone apps can help us with our daily oral hygiene routines!
Smartphone Apps For Both Adults & Children
Sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to do the right things! If you struggle with (or if your children struggle with) effective oral hygiene, consider downloading and trying these two apps from Oral-B. They’re effective and simple to use.
THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING IN OUR BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE! The number of notebooks, index cards, pens, pencils, calculators and backpacks that filled our donation bin was truly heartwarming. Patients even dropped off cash or checks for the Blue Springs Community Services League. We know that these donations are appreciated and will help Blue Springs students have a successful school year.
THE EXACT CAUSE of canker sores is unknown. What we do know is that canker sores can be extremely bothersome! By better understanding some of the possible causes—and some treatment options—we hope to reduce the irritation canker sores may cause you.
Keep Your Smile Healthy By Packing Great Lunches
1. Switch Out The Troublemakers
Processed, starchy crackers or chips are trouble-makers. They stick to teeth and turn into sugars very quickly. Opt for whole grains instead—or even better, some healthy nuts or seeds.
2. Reconsider What You Drink
If you just can’t kick the soda habit, drink water after you finish lunch to help clean and rebalance your mouth.
3. Use Natural Scrubbers
This Video Is Specific To School Lunches, But The Tips Are Great For Everyone!
Do You Have Any Tips To Add?
Do you have any ideas of your own to add? Comment below, we’d love to hear from you!
Thanks for your trust in our practice. We appreciate wonderful patients like you.