How to Care for Your Kiddo’s Teeth

Dental Health 101   Good dental hygiene habits begin before your kiddo’s first tooth arrives. Wipe your baby’s gums with a soft cloth after feedings to avoid bacteria buildup. Once teeth appear, use a soft toothbrush twice a day. When … Read More

Why Sealants Should Be Your Best Friend

Dental Health First, what is a Sealant? Sealants are plastic coatings applied to the chewing surface of the permanent back teeth (molars and premolars). This treatment process helps to protect them from the tendency to build up food residue and … Read More

Use It Or Lose It! Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits!

Dental Insurance Don’t Let Your Insurance Benefits Go To Waste. Use Em’ or Lose Em’! Dental insurance benefits can be difficult to navigate. Co-pays, deductibles, limits… You might wonder, “What does it all mean? How can I maximize my benefits? … Read More

The Cost of Delaying Dental Care

Dental Health & Insurance 101   1 in 3 Americans admits to delaying dental care due to their current financial situation. Oddly, most people also know that delaying care will cost them more in the long run. Even knowing that … Read More

An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

Dental Health   Fast Dental Facts 5 out of 10 – The number of adults in the United States that can’t accurately identify common dental insurance terms. 6.5 years – The number of years you add to your life by … Read More

Don’t Let Your Insurance Plan Choose Your Dentist!

Dental Insurance 101   What are the top 3 factors you consider when selecting your dentist? 1) Trust/Comfort 2) Insurance/Affordability 3) Location/Atmosphere   Insurance is one small component of the aggregate factors most important to YOU. So, why do we … Read More

Amalgam v. Composite Fillings

Dental Health & Insurance 101 Have you ever wondered what we put in your tooth when you get a filling? Amalgam and Composite fillings are the two most common types of filling material used in a tooth after a cavity. … Read More

Do You Have a Mint? Beating Bad Breath

Dental Health 101 Bad breath is caused by tiny bacteria in your mouth. That bacteria has an important job: to break down the food debris left in your mouth after you eat or drink! Sadly, this bacteria causes a sulfur … Read More

The 411 On X-Rays

Dental Health 101 Since, dental providers can physically only see about one-third of the actual tooth, x-rays are an important way to get the full picture. Try to think of your tooth like an iceberg.  You really wouldn’t want your … Read More

HMO, PPO or Indemnity…What’s the Difference?

Dental Insurance 101 Do ever wonder if you could be saving more on your dental work with a better insurance plan? Or ask yourself if you should even have dental insurance? Whether it’s a simple checkup or invasive procedure, dental … Read More