Do You Have Patches In Your Mouth? They May Be Leukoplakia

Leukoplakia are patches which are thick, white, and develop inside the mouth. Though generally non-cancerous, these patches can be uncomfortable and indicate more serious conditions. Here are a few things you should know about leukoplakia. How It Develops When tissues in the mouth become irritated, their cells can produce in excess, creating a growth that… Read more »

Mint Toothpaste

Have you ever noticed that just about every toothpaste you find at the store is mint flavored? From peppermint and spearmint to Mint Chocolate Trek, Vanilla Mint Spark, and Lime Spearmint Zest; the thing that nearly all toothpaste has in common is mint. Humans can distinguish hundreds of different flavors, so what is it about… Read more »

Halloween Candy

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, but it is also Halloween season as well. As a general rule, eating candy on a regular basis (especially for children wearing braces), but we realize it is asking a lot for children to completely forego Halloween. In order to minimize the amount of damage to teeth and braces,… Read more »

Why You Should Smile More

A smile not only looks good, but also has many benefits that can increase your quality of life. However, not everyone is comfortable showing their smile if they suffer from cosmetic imperfections. If you are embarrassed to show your smile,  can help you achieve the benefits that a confident smile can offer. Appear Trustworthy According… Read more »

Losing Your First Tooth

Do you remember what you felt when you lost a tooth for the first time? Were you excited to become more grown up, or scared that your body was falling apart? Children react to this adolescent milestone in many different ways, and we encourage you to talk with your child as they are undergoing this… Read more »