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My toothbrush did what?

If you were to put your toothbrush bristles under a high-powered microscope, what you would see might give you nightmares: millions of bacteria, busily crawling up and down your toothbrush…

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Who’s afraid of the dentist?

Is the sound of a drill enough to make your child flinch or cringe? Does he or she worry about the twice-yearly dental checkup at our office? Trust us when…

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Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Concerned parents often ask us which kinds of snacks are best for a child’s teeth. While most know that candy isn’t always the best choice, many parents are confused about…

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When Is a “Cavity” Not a Cavity?

Is this a trick question? After all, you and your family probably already know quite a lot about cavities: It all begins when bacteria-filled plaque sticks to teeth and starts…

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Dental X-rays and Your Child

We’re parents, so we worry. It comes with the job description! That’s why we make sure our children use toothbrushes with soft bristles and apply just the right amount of…