If you are like some Americans, you may have an overwhelming feeling of fear when the dentist or any type of dental procedures are mentioned. Many people, in fact, go years without seeing a dentist due to their anxiety. Unfortunately, this means that their oral health diminishes and more extensive work needs to be done…

Many of us think that Gatorade is a close substitute to water, that apple juice is better than soda, and that energy drinks are a “must” some days. But how true are these assumptions? I have put together a chart below to help you better understand the amount of sugars that go into many common…

If you are like me, spring cleaning is a must in my home. Making sure all the crevices of my home are cleaned out, nice and neat and reorganized. Well, the same thing should happen for your mouth. Get that deep cleaning you have been putting off, get those braces to straighten your smile like…

There have been many studies trying to find the link between gum disease (periodontal disease) and heart disease. According to the Mayo Clinic, there is no immediate connection, but there are factors that could increase the likeliness of this connection. Delta Dental explains that there are 2 important links to making this connection. First, someone…

When the new year hits, we all think of ways to be better versions of ourselves. What can I do differently to live a healthier lifestyle? This is the question most of America asks. One thing that people often don’t consider is their dental health. Did you know your dental health could affect your overall…

If you had a child this year, then this holiday season is extra special! At Magic Smiles, one of the questions we get asked most often by new parents is, “When should I schedule my child’s first dental appointment?” Many people have their own opinion of what the answer to this question may be, but according…