How the Tooth Fairy Legend Began

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is a highlight… Read more »

Getting Your Children to Brush

You know that it can be hard to help your kids open their mouths when it’s time to brush their teeth. But it’s very important to help your children brush their teeth–especially if you want them to enjoy a healthy smile. Do you ever wonder what you can do to make brushing fun so your… Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth Starts with Caring for Your Toothbrush

Caring for your teeth starts with caring for your toothbrush. Too often, we choose our tools based merely on aesthetics, without really thinking of all the factors that could go into making a good toothbrush. Here are some helpful hints to get you started: – Use a toothbrush that easily fits into your mouth. –… Read more »

Halloween Dental Jokes

With Halloween around the corner, our dental team is getting in the Halloween mood! Today, we would like to share a few Halloween dental jokes to help you feel festive while thinking about your teeth, gums, and smile! Q: What kind of toothpaste do vampires buy? A: Ultra-Bite Q: What do you call a bear… Read more »

Pacifier Problems? We Can Help!

You probably know that when your child cries, a natural solution is to hand them their pacifier. Fortunately, there isn’t anything wrong with that. In fact, a pacifier can comfort your child and help you, as their parent, get some precious rest. However, if your pacifier isn’t used properly, or is used too long, they… Read more »

How to Keep Your Child’s Oral Care up to Date

Did you know that children who struggle with chronic dental pain may not always tell you what is happening to them? You may notice that they appear anxious, depressed or tired, and even their teachers may not recognize their pain. More than one-half of all children aged 5-9 years have at least one cavity or… Read more »

The Tooth Fairy & Other Myths

Like Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy is a symbol of childhood. The Tooth Fairy exists in many cultures and across many religions. But where did the Tooth Fairy come from? Dr. and our team at are happy to shed some light on the subject. The Tooth Fairy came to be fairly… Read more »

Should you Pull Your Child’s Loose Tooth?

As you know, parents don’t want to see their child in pain. In fact, many parents struggle to see their kids in any pain at all, regardless of how uncomfortable they are. Similarly, most parents wouldn’t intentionally do anything detrimental to their child’s health. With that in mind, what would you do if your child’s… Read more »

How Do I Know When to Replace My Child’s Toothbrush?

If you want your child to have the best oral health possible, then it’s best to give them the proper tools so they can effectively clean their smile each day. One way to do so is to replace their cute little toothbrush when it’s needed. However, sometimes that’s a difficult task when you’re not sure… Read more »

Benefits of Dental Sealants

You may have heard that the best defense is a good offense. We’ll leave sports strategy to the coaches, but that sentiment is certainly true in dentistry. It is much better to prevent a problem than to have to treat it. That is why we offer dental sealants at . Dental sealants are a simple… Read more »