Archive for September, 2017

What Is Xylitol & Is It Toxic to Dogs?

Yes, Xylitol Is Bad For Dogs Most dog owners know there are certain foods that we as humans love, but are quite dangerous to our dogs. Chocolate comes to mind immediately, but did you know that xylitol is bad for dogs? According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Xylitol is present in many […]

Is DIY Teeth Whitening With Activated Charcoal Safe & Effective?

Charcoal Teeth Whitening? So let’s get this straight, people use charcoal for teeth whitening purposes? Even to a dentist this seems like an oxymoron, but it’s becoming pretty popular. Why is charcoal – or to be completely accurate, activated charcoal – used for teeth whitening purposes? With endless aisles of toothpaste, floss & mouthwash at […]

Limit Sports Injuries With A Custom-Fit Mouthguards

A Custom Fit Mouthguard From Your Dentist Offers The Best Protection Participation in youth sports teaches our kids such important life lessons that we as adults often forget, or maybe fail to practice as much as we should. Seemingly simple ideas like working together toward a common goal, learning sportsmanship, and most of all – […]

7 Do’s & Don’ts for A Great Looking Smile

Do This Not That For Healthy Teeth When it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums, can you read the signs? Our teeth are pretty incredible when we stop to think about it, our teeth are pretty tough – given what we put them through and how they serve our quality of life […]

3 Yummy Snack Substitutes That Won’t Rot Kid’s Teeth

Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious […]