1. Are We All Destined for Braces? (Part Three)

    Misaligned teeth, as we’ve examined throughout the past two posts, are a result of early oral habits including poor eating habits and the use of pacifiers past six months and the introduction of sippy cups. As the child develops, the natural mouth and jaw shape begin to change and cause malocclusi…Read More

  2. Are We All Destined for Braces? (Part Two)

    In part one of this series, we raised the question and asked if we are all destined for braces as a result of modern times. The truth of the matter is, dental health has changed over generations from the foods we eat and breastfeeding practices to the gadgets kids use such as pacifiers and sippy cup…Read More

  3. Are We All Destined For Braces? (Part One)

    Modern orthodontics is a relatively new concept, however, there have been documented cases in early civilizations and spanning throughout the centuries. Braces are more common now than ever before —  but is it in part due to innovation or as a result of different foods and oral objects such as pa…Read More

  4. What Your Teeth Are Telling You: Heart Health (Part Two)

    In part one, we examined how dental calculus can be indicative of heart trouble when it builds and builds, even with the best at-home and in-office dental health practices. We also discovered that it’s your calcium levels that can better predict heart disease than fat, which makes K2 a valuable nu…Read More

  5. What Your Teeth Are Telling You: Heart Health (Part One)

    Generally, people will go to the dentist when their teeth hurt, which is a big red flag that tooth decay is imminent! Others are great dental citizens and do their due diligence with a bi-annual teeth cleaning, and then there are those that avoid the dentist altogether. Dental health is crucial and …Read More

  6. Family Dentistry in the Summer

    During the school year you’re able to establish a routine and your family becomes a well-oiled machine in maintaining it — and then summer vacation hits, and any resemblance of a routine goes out the window! Each kid dives into summer vacation exploring their boundaries and what they can get awa…Read More

  7. Nutrients That Support Dental Health: Part One

    In our last post that covered interesting and uncommon information on tartar, vitamin K2 was the star nutrient to support healthy teeth and help to decrease the build-up of tartar. In today’s post, we’ll highlight a couple more nutrients that are beneficial to your pearly whites! Have you had yo…Read More

  8. What We Know About Tartar: Part Two

    Did you read part one of What We Know About Tartar? If you haven’t, go back and explore the fascinating and uncommon information we touched on about tartar. In our previous post, we not only cover how what tartar is and how it is harmful to your dental health but examine how the introduction of fa…Read More

  9. What We Know About Tartar: Part One

    Tartar is a little-known substance that grows and coats our teeth that the lovely dental hygienists get to pick and prod at, at a routine exam! What exactly is tartar and does it lead to tooth decay? Is tartar the result of being lazy and having harmful dental health habits, or is it a result of gen…Read More

  10. When Sippy Cups and Binkies Attack!

    Does your child use a binky (pacifier) or sippy cup on a regular basis? While both objects serve a purpose for your child, they can wreak havoc on their dental health. As a parent or caregiver, you likely spend hours educating yourself on the best care to give your child. From cloth diapers that hel…Read More