Daily Archives: January 14, 2019

Pacifiers certainly have their benefits. Not only can they be comforting to your baby, but they may actually reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), especially if your child uses one while sleeping . However, pacifiers can also have negative impacts on the growth of your child’s mouth, jaw, and teeth,...

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Maintaining Excellent Dental Health (Even With Braces)

Wearing braces can provide you a beautiful smile, however dental hygiene is a very important part of the process. Since it can be a challenge to...

The Dental Diet: How Nutrition Can Enhance Your Dental Health

Your diet directly affects your oral health. Think about it—your mouth is the first thing the food touches in your body! It makes sense...

How (and When) to Pull Your Child’s Loose Tooth

Children start losing their baby teeth around age six, which means you’ve only got a few years between the time your child sprouts his...

Can I Leave My Cavities Unfilled?

The short answer is no. Or at least, it is a very bad idea. On occasion, a dentist may tell you that a certain...

Orthodontics for Every Age

Should adults get braces to straighten their teeth? The answer is yes, for many reasons. Most importantly, straight teeth are healthier teeth because they...