Shopping for school gear and physicals at your kids’ primary care physician’s office shouldn’t be the only thing on your back-to-school to-do list. It’s also a great time to schedule dental check-ups for your kids. Here in Illinois, the State Board of Education requires all students in kindergarten and second, sixth and ninth grades to […]
What You Need to Know About Gum Disease and Gum Care September is National Gum Care Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to brush up on gum disease. According to a study quoted on the National Center for Disease Control (CDC) website, “nearly half (46%) of all adults aged 30 years or older show […]
Get In On the February Fun We’re looking forward to February! There is so much to discover and do. If you’re like us, you might be wondering whether the Groundhog will see his shadow or who will agree to be your Valentine. The shortest month is full of fun holidays. Did you know that February […]
Some kids are heading back to school in person, and many are heading back virtually. No matter what your situation is, you’ll probably have less free time, more structure, and undoubtedly some stress. That would be true even in a normal year, but this year is something new for everyone. A back to school dental […]
You might not be worried just yet about receding gums for you or your kids, but it’s never too early to take the possibility into account and know what to look for. In fact, it can happen to kids too! It might show up first as sensitive teeth, longer-looking teeth, or widening gaps. There are […]
It’s important to teach your kids the importance of good dental health from a young age! Getting your children familiar with dental visits from the moment their first teeth erupt is a critical way of establishing healthy habits. Check out our blog post for advice on how frequently you should take your child to the dentist.
Have you ever been flossing and then noticed blood in your mouth? Read our blog post where we discuss why flossing makes your gums bleed, including conditions that required dental care.
Did you ever think your dentist would recommend you chew gum? Well, research has shown that chewing gum can actually be good for your teeth by treating issues as mild as bad breath to ones as serious as tooth decay. By chewing gum after meals, you can do a lot of good for your oral […]
Your natural teeth are irreplaceable (unless you opt for dental implants) and you want to do everything you can to take care of them for the rest of your life! Sugar and other processed foods can lead to cavities, and cavities will slowly create more tooth decay, and this will eventually lead you to needing […]