Year: 2018

We usually think of mouth guards for our school ages athletes as something only necessary for football and hockey, but the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a sports mouth guard for all your competition, regardless of age and the American Dental Association recommends mouth guards for the following sports. Acrobatics Football Martial Arts Skiing…

Gum disease, by definition, is inflammation of the gums and abnormal loss of bone that holds your teeth in place. Gum disease is caused by toxins secreted by bacteria in “plaque” that accumulate over time along the gum line. This plaque is a mixture of food, saliva and bacteria. There are two types of gum…

Children’s Dental Health Month Since 1941, people have been observing National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). What started as a one-day observance on Feb 3rd in Cleveland, Ohio, progressed into a weeklong event by 1955, and has now turned into a nationally observed month. Every year during the month of February, thousands of dental professionals,…