How to Teach Your Children Great Oral Health Habits

As a parent, you are responsible for protecting your children and helping them learn skills that will lead them to healthy adulthood. As many of us have experienced, though, it can be difficult to consistently practice constructive habits. For example, despite all the attention paid to New Year’s resolutions, only … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things to Look for When Choosing a New Dentist

Choosing a new dentist may not be as exciting as choosing a new car, but it’s certainly a decision that has far more significance for your well-being. Whether you have just moved to town, or simply want to try a Phoenix dentist who better meets your needs, here are some guidelines to help you select a … [Read more...]

New Year, New Oral Health Goals

January is the month of high hopes, optimistic promises, and exuberant goal-setting. When it comes to teeth, there are many possible resolutions to ensure you can be proud of your smile in the new year.   Oral Health Goal Basics Some of the most important oral health goals you can have for the new year … [Read more...]

What Is Thrush?

Many dental patients have never heard of the common fungal infection known as thrush. Once you know what to look for and what to do if you think you may have oral thrush, you will be in a much stronger position to prevent it or get it treated promptly. What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Thrush? How Is It … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Prevent Plaque That Will Help Improve Your Oral Health

Some say that the only two constants in this world are death and taxes, but many dentists might argue that dental plaque comes in a close third. Plaque is that thin film of bacteria that is formed after you eat certain foods. Truly a villain in terms of oral health, if left untreated plaque forms hardened deposits … [Read more...]

How to Treat a Toothache at Home

Tooth pain can strike at any time – not just during your dentist’s office hours – and can have a variety of causes, including tooth decay, a broken or chipped tooth, or an abscess or infection. If you can’t get to a dentist right away to have them treat the cause of your toothache, you may want to take some steps at … [Read more...]