Month: August 2015

How to Cope with Dental Anxiety

If you get a little nervous before going to the dentist’s office, that’s normal. Most people might feel somewhat on edge about the prospect of having someone inspect their mouth. However, if that nervousness feels intense or prevents you from seeking regular dental care, you may suffer from dental anxiety. This issue affects millions of… Read more »

Childhood Cavities: Causes and Prevention

You might be surprised to learn that the #1 chronic childhood illness affecting U.S. children isn’t allergies or asthma . . . it’s tooth decay. Over one-quarter of American children between the ages of 2 and 5 and half of children ages 12-15 have tooth decay and although a cavity doesn’t sound like a big… Read more »

Smart Sips for a Sparkling Smile

It’s summer time and on a hot, sunny day, there’s nothing better than finding a comfortable seat in the shade and enjoying a cold drink or frosty frozen treat. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with quenching your thirst and cooling off on a hot day, some summertime sips can cause serious damage to your teeth…. Read more »