Don't Wait for Pain to See Your Dentist

May 13, 2024
People can have cavities and gum disease long before experiencing pain and discomfort. Once a person feels pain or their permanent (adult) tooth is mobile, the disease process is much more complicated to treat.

Choosing Toothpaste

April 8, 2024
Every day, my patients ask me about toothpaste and which one they should use. There are so many options, which can be overwhelming when looking at the many products on the store shelves.

Do you know your cavity risk?

March 11, 2024
Once you and your dental provider know your risk of cavities, you can plan the best way to move forward to help decrease the chance of more.

Oral Care When You Are Sick

December 4, 2023
It is no fun to be sick, and when we feel lousy, the last thing we probably think about is taking care of our teeth and gums. But when you are sick, taking care of your good oral health is more important than you might think.

Alleviating Fear of the Dentist

October 16, 2023
Are you or your child afraid of the dentist? Here are some tips to help you both feel less scared and more excited about seeing the dentist.

Why Are Tongue Ties Important?

September 11, 2023
Maybe you are wondering why we hear about them much more than we did 20 years ago. Today more research is being done on oral ties and potential health effects.

Oral Ties in Babies and Children

August 14, 2023
More than 30 years ago, when I first became a mom, no one looked in my baby’s mouth, and I had no idea that my daughter had oral ties. Only more recently, I realized that she has oral ties that may have impacted some of the issues she has dealt with over the years.

Teething

July 17, 2023