5 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy 5 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy

Healthy gums are not only critical for your oral health, but they are also important for the health and wellness of the rest of your body, too. Keeping your gums healthy doesn’t have to be a hassle. Continue reading to learn 5 simple ways to keep your gums healthy and reduce... Read More

Fluoride: Myths and Facts Fluoride: Myths and Facts

While almost everyone has likely heard of fluoride or had a fluoride treatment at one point in their lives, most people don’t completely know what it is. Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally found in water andfood. When it comes to your dental health, fluoride is used to protect teeth... Read More

Do I Really Need to Floss?  Do I Really Need to Floss? 

If you’d rather scrub the black mold off your toilet than wedge a piece of string between your teeth–you’re not alone.  Studies show that 36% of Americans would rather do something unpleasant than floss. So, when to floss (and is it really needed)?  The answer may surprise you because it depends... Read More

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush? How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

Most of us know our toothbrushes aren’t meant to last forever. But it can be hard to figure out when our bristles are nearing the end of their lifespan. Some might be surprised that dentists recommend replacing your toothbrush every 12 to 16 weeks. There are also cases when you might... Read More

How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

Your smile isn’t just a form of self-expression—it’s a physical movement that activates muscles in your face telling your brain to release endorphins (your happy hormones). Now it makes sense why brighter, more beautiful smiles correlate with greater success, confidence, and even higher pay! So, the next time you’re on a... Read More

The Myths and Facts of Fluoride The Myths and Facts of Fluoride

We’ve seen this ingredient in toothpaste, but what does fluoride do for your teeth? And is it safe to use? Today, we’re debunking some of the most common myths about fluoride (and sharing a few interesting facts you should know). Myth or Fact: Fluoride Destroys Teeth Myth: Fluoride is a naturally... Read More

At What Age Should a Child See a Dentist? At What Age Should a Child See a Dentist?

Lurking cavities? Tooth decay? Gum disease? It’s all preventable if you invest in your child’s dental health now.  But when’s the right time to make your child’s first dental appointment? It may be a lot sooner than you think.  According to the American Association of Pediatric Dentists, the best time to... Read More

How to Get Rid of Tooth Sensitivity How to Get Rid of Tooth Sensitivity

Have you ever felt a sense of discomfort or pain after eating cold ice cream or hot soup? You’re thinking, where did this sensation come from? And how do I get rid of this tooth sensitivity? Tooth sensitivity relates to a sense of discomfort as a response to specific stimuli. This... Read More

How We’re Handling COVID-19

To our Your Community Dental Family, Like so many of you, we have spent the last several days and weeks learning about COVID-19 and how it is impacting our world, country and local communities.  We want to let you know what we are doing to protect everyone in and around our... Read More

The Importance of Regular Dental Care

We’ve all heard the mantra throughout our lifetimes that, in order to have a healthy set of teeth, we need to brush twice daily for two minutes at a time. But how many of us can honestly say we maintain a consistent schedule of brushing? An unofficial poll conducted by Yahoo... Read More