Category: Family Dentistry

Protecting Teeth With Sealants

Have you heard of dental sealants? If you have heard of them, do you believe them to be only for children? Dental sealants are a plastic material used to protect your teeth against harmful bacteria, plaque, and tartar. While sealants are a common tool used to protect the teeth of children, they can and are… Read more »

A Lifelong Commitment To Good Oral Health

Sustained quality oral health is important even before a person’s adult teeth have arrived. In a sense, your needs at any age; you want to protect your teeth from damage, and avoid cavities. In practice, your age can play a part in your particular dental needs for a number of reasons. Children are still developing… Read more »

How to Encourage Kids’ Healthy Dental Habits

One of the best tests of how well you have taught your children about their dental health is how they act when they are away from home and you’re not around to guide the way. With back-to-school in full swing, kids are now on their own at school for most of the day. Are they… Read more »

Easier Cavity Prevention for Kids with Dental Sealants

Although cavities can affect anyone (the majority of adults in the US have had at least one), they can still develop in your child’s teeth, and are sometimes more likely to do so. When it comes to protecting your children’s smiles, your family dentist plays a significant role in successful, long-term cavity prevention. Also, keeping… Read more »

A Brief History of Chocolate!

The sweet, nearly irresistible taste of chocolate can lead you to believe that it must be bad for your health. To the joy of chocolate lovers everywhere, however, studies have shown that regulated amounts of chocolate can benefit your health, and may even help protect against oral health issues like tooth decay. To celebrate the… Read more »

Why Your Child Needs Dental Sealants

If you have been practicing brushing and flossing with your child at home and scheduling preventive dental visits, you are doing a wonderful job. However, we often find that parents wonder if there’s anything else they can be doing to protect the oral health of their children. In this case, our top answer usually includes… Read more »

Animal Extravaganza Week? Yes, Please.

Do you love everything and anything to do with animals? Do you have trouble imagining anything more exciting and adorable than a week dedicated solely to our furry, feathered, or scale-covered friends? Then you may feel a bit overwhelmed when you learn about Animal Extravaganza Week in Mansfield. About the Event A week of celebrating… Read more »

Wonderful Times on a Winter Walk

Whether you over-indulged over the holidays and are beginning to feel like you need to get your blood pumping again – or if you happen to have a natural penchant for the outdoors during every season – we invite you to come along on a winter walk. Throw on your coat and mittens, tell your… Read more »

Avoid these Tooth Staining Food Enhancements

Do you want a more youthful and vibrant appearance? Teeth whitening can help. It’s no wonder teeth whitening has become one of the most highly requested cosmetic dental procedures available.    , know how important it is to ensure safe and effective professional teeth whitening for optimal results. Professional in-office and at-home teeth whitening treatments are… Read more »

Does Alcohol Consumption Affect your Dental Health?

Alcoholic beverages are a common way to celebrate the holiday season. Are a fan of wine, beer, or cocktails (or perhaps all of the above)? If you have ever wondered how your adult beverage of choice could be affecting your dental health, we can enlighten you with a fun true-or-false quiz on the ways in… Read more »