Oral Health

How to Brush Your Child’s Teeth

Tooth decay the #1 preventable childhood disease.  50% of children will develop tooth decay in their baby teeth; good oral care can prevent tooth decay.  It's best to start early by wiping your baby's gums gently with a clean, damp washcloth or gauze after every...

Oral Health

Why Do We brush Our Teeth?

This is a question I get asked a lot. We brush a couple of times a day, but do we understand why we do it? Why do we have to brush our teeth? You've heard the saying, "You only need to brush the ones you want to keep!" Have your teeth ever felt just yucky or fuzzy...

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Food Tips to Keep Kids Healthy

Your Health is your #1 Asset You see, when you find yourself wondering why you are not feeling good or why your child is sleepy and cranky it could be what you are eating. The health of our mouth is directly related to the health of our bodies and what we put into...

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What is An Oral Health Coach?

I am glad you asked? An oral health coach is like a personal trainer for your mouth. Depending on their approach, demeanor, personal beliefs, and experiences. Oral health coaches are part-coach, part-mentor, part-friend, and even part-drill instructor at times. Our...

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What Is Mouth Breathing?

It is just what it sounds like breathing through your mouth instead of your nose like nature intended. Your mouth is for eating.  Your nose is for breathing. You wouldn’t try to eat pizza with your nose, would you? Taking air in through your mouth is like eating...

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Oral Health

The Other F Word

To use Fluoride or not to use Fluoride? That is the question. There have been many heated debates about this topic for decades. I believe Fluoride is a personal choice, and this is why it is the other F word. There are numerous opinions on this subject.  What Is...