Oral Health

Let’s make toothbrushing fun!

Getting your kids to brush their teeth is all about what we teach them and the example we set.  Children model our behavior. When I am talking to moms about the challenges that they face getting their kid to brush their teeth, I hear…. “I don’t have time!” “It’s a...

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Why Brush Your Teeth Before Bed?

From this dental hygienist’s viewpoint, the most crucial time to brush is before going to bed. Why Brush Before Bed?  When you think of a typical day, picture all the meals, snacks and beverages you have consumed.  When bedtime comes around, there are a lot of food...

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Preparing for your baby!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhMnU7JgzPg&feature=em-uploademail Preparing for your baby Having a baby is an exciting time in your life! Ready or not, there is so much to consider when starting a family, you want to do everything possible to give your little...

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Do You Know Your Numbers?

  If you don't know what this means keep reading Know your numbers Dental professionals use an instrument called a "periodontal probe" is used to take depth measurements, usually 6 measurements per tooth. Three on the outside and three on the inside. If you...

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What Is Your Tongue Telling You?

Tongue and tongue health! Yes, it is a thing!  What is your tongue saying? Pink, yellow, black, brown, red, green, blue—could your tongue’s color be trying to tell you something? You might want to take a look. Your tongue is something you need to take a at look...

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Why Your Mouth Matters

Why your mouth matters You would not leave an open wound anywhere on your body untreated. Yet, we do in our mouth. Your mouth is the main opening into your entire body. We put things in it all day long. Morning till night. We use our mouth to speak, breathe, and...