Q: Does My Child Need Braces?

It is important to remember that you have growth and development. Your child's mouth is not the same at 14 as it is at 4. There is suppose to be space available in between the baby teeth. We need that space for the eruption of…

Why are my teeth yellow?

Teeth naturally have a somewhat yellow hue. The layer just beneath the outermost layer of your teeth is yellow and it shows through enough to be noticeable.  However, it’s important to have good oral hygiene (brushing and flossing) to maintain the cleanest brightest smile possible.

Q: What is Gingivitis?

A: Gingivitis is the most common and least the severe form of periodontal disease. It is usually caused by poor oral hygiene and treated with improved hygiene. In most cases when your gums bleed it is a symptom of gingivitis.  

Why is Fluoride Important

From the point we first began using fluoride, it has been a major factor in the decline in prevalence and severity of dental (cavities). Dental cavities is the most common disease in children and adults (5x more common than asthma). When used properly systemically (in…

Q: When should our kids lose all of their baby teeth?

A: That’s a question without a definite answer. Every kid’s development is different but similar, so that leaves us with a range of normal. In most cases you can expect children to start losing their first baby teeth between 5 ½ and 6 ½ years…