Easy Ways to Help Your Children Become more Comfortable with Oral Care

Easy Ways to Help Your Children Become more Comfortable with Oral Care

Getting your child excited about visiting the dentist can be incredibly difficult, and many children feel stressed out about visiting for the first time. Here’s how parents can help their children overcome their fear of visiting the dentist’s office, and help them become more comfortable with oral care.

Did the Ancient Egyptians have Dentists?

Did the Ancient Egyptians have Dentists?

Oral health practices stretch back into early human history. Today, we look at how the ancient Egyptians took care of their teeth and discuss some of the contributions they’ve made to dental care.

3 HANDY SNACKS FOR HEALTHY TEETH ON THE GO

3 HANDY SNACKS FOR HEALTHY TEETH ON THE GO

Life is busy, and sometimes families need to snack while away from home. But, you don’t have to sacrifice your oral health just because you’re snacking on the go. Here’s our favorite handy snacks for those eating away from home. 

THE PERFECT MOUTH-HEALTHY STOCKING STUFFERS

THE PERFECT MOUTH-HEALTHY STOCKING STUFFERS

Stocking are usually hung with care and full of sweet treats that aren’t exactly great for teeth. But we have some recommendations for our favorite mouth-healthy stocking stuffers that can give your child a leg up on oral health this holiday season.

5 IMPORTANT VITAMINS AND MINERALS FOR HEALTHY TEETH

5 IMPORTANT VITAMINS AND MINERALS FOR HEALTHY TEETH

You may wonder to yourself “what makes something mouth-healthy,” or, “how can I tell if something is healthy for my teeth and gums?” Well, below is a list of our favorite vitamins and minerals for healthier teeth and gums.

THE ULTIMATE TOOTH CARE KIT FOR HOLIDAY VACATION

THE ULTIMATE TOOTH CARE KIT FOR HOLIDAY VACATION

Thanksgiving gives families the chance to travel across the country to visit loved ones from afar, and enjoy collecting around a table to eat an incredible feast. If your family is traveling this Thanksgiving, be sure that everyone packs the right oral health kit to take care of their teeth while away from home. 

5 HALLOWEEN COSTUMES THAT ARE ALL ABOUT TEETH

5 HALLOWEEN COSTUMES THAT ARE ALL ABOUT TEETH

Halloween is such a fun time of year for communities to celebrate the changing season, and for children and families to get into costume. This year, we thought we’d share our favorite Halloween costumes that are all about teeth.

Try These Mouth-Healthy Halloween Treats Instead of Candy

Try These Mouth-Healthy Halloween Treats Instead of Candy

Halloween is full of candy and treats for children and families to share and enjoy. But, most of the treats being shared on Halloween are packed with sugar, and are terrible for teeth. Here’s some mouth-healthy alternatives for parents to consider passing out this Halloween. 

Which Mouthwash is Right for My Children?

Which Mouthwash is Right for My Children?

We get many questions in our office about the best ways to help children get a healthy smile that last a lifetime. Today, we’re going to cover some key point about mouthwash, and how different types offer different benefits. 

Your Teenager Isn't Getting Enough Sleep - Here's How to Fix That

Your Teenager Isn't Getting Enough Sleep - Here's How to Fix That

A good night’s sleep is absolutely important for your children’s health and academic performance. Unfortunately, most teenagers do not get adequate sleep during the week. Here’s what parents need to now about teenager’s sleep patterns, and how they can help their children get the sleep they need to succeed.

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

When it comes to raising children, parents have a lot on their plates. In order to help parents prepare for their rigorous duties, we’ve outlined a few common dental emergencies, and how you can handle them.  

Bruxism Can Cause Major Tooth Damage - But It can be Beat

Bruxism Can Cause Major Tooth Damage - But It can be Beat

You’ve heard of cavities and tooth decay, but there’s a more subtle oral health ailment afflicting nearly 30% of children today – bruxism. Here’s what parents need to know about the problem, and how they can help their children beat it.

Coming Soon...Our New Wilmington Office!

Coming Soon...Our New Wilmington Office!

We are getting excited about our new Wilmington office! On September 4th, we will be at our new Wilmington location, 109 Mendenhall Drive, directly across from the new Aldi supermarket on Market Street. We can't wait for you to come check out our new space!

All About Spit: How Saliva Cleans Teeth

All About Spit: How Saliva Cleans Teeth

Spit may seem like a gross subject, but it’s actually quite fascinating! The truth is, saliva plays a pivotal role in cleaning teeth, and maintaining overall oral health, making it worthy of a further look.

The Weird History of Fake Teeth

The Weird History of Fake Teeth

Dental history is a winding story of tools and gadgets that helped humanity get healthier teeth. But, what happened when someone in the ancient world lost a tooth too soon? Here’s the odd history of fake teeth.

How to Keep Your Smile Healthy on Vacation

How to Keep Your Smile Healthy on Vacation

Summer time vacations can be a great time to get away with your loved-ones for some crucial family time. But, a jam-packed Summer schedule can leave us with less time to take care of our teeth at home, which is why we’ve decided to help families keep their smiles healthy while on vacation!

Garden Goodies that Teeth Love

Garden Goodies that Teeth Love

June is hot, and the perfect time to add more garden vegetables to your mouth-healthy diet.  This month, try incorporating some of these gifts from the garden that teeth – and taste buds – love!


The Hardest Substance in Your Body is Under Attack

The Hardest Substance in Your Body is Under Attack

Tooth enamel is like a shield around teeth that helps protect them from tooth decay and cavities. But, that shield is under attack every day, leaving your teeth vulnerable to unhealthy bacteria. Here’s what you need to know about tooth enamel, and how you can keep your family’s tooth enamel strong.