The Importance of Keeping Your Dental Appointment and Being on Time

Time is precious, so when you schedule an appointment with us, we realize that time is a valuable commodity. We want to make sure to honor the time we spend with our patients as efficiently as possible and strive to give every patient the 100% quality care they deserve. As... Read more »

Preventative Dental Work Now Can Save You Time and Money in the Future

When it comes to your oral health, preventative dentistry can save you both time and money down the road. Restorative dentistry can cost thousands of dollars, so by keeping your teeth and gums healthy now, you can protect your smile and your resources. This means practicing good ongoing daily oral... Read more »

Help for TMJ/TMD: Using Botox to Relieve Symptoms

If you are experiencing chronic jaw pain, toothache, headaches, ear or neck pain, you may have TMJ disorder. Other signs of this joint disorder, also known as TMD, which involve issues with the muscles in your face and jaw, include difficulty opening or closing your mouth and pain when you... Read more »

Eat Sugar Wisely This Holiday Season

Are you having visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? If so, you are not alone. This time of year, it's hard NOT to look forward to all the sugary treats surrounding us everywhere we go. And it is a pickle because your brain is actually wired to react to... Read more »

When You Should Call Your Dentist

Seeing your dentist routinely lets us take care of the things you can't in your day-to-day oral hygiene care. Brushing and flossing is key to getting rid of oral bacteria that builds up into dental plaque and leads to cavities and gum disease. Still, there is often hardened plaque around the... Read more »

Helping Your Toddler Use a Sippy Cup and Protect Their Oral Health

As your child's guardian, it is up to you to help them achieve a healthy oral foundation early in their development. This is important because more and more children, including toddlers, are finding themselves with dental caries! This is why we recommend bringing your child in for a dental exam... Read more »

Three Things That Can Be Causing Your Breath to Smell and What to Do About It

Your breath can smell for a variety of reasons, and today our KidsKare P.C team would like to tell you how best to handle three common causes of bad breath to keep you smiling with confidence. Let's take a closer look! First, did you know that your mouth is home... Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Dental Cleanings and Exams

Your six-month dental cleanings not only help prevent tooth decay and gum disease, but they also help you in your fight against stroke, heart disease, and oral cancer. That is because infections in the mouth can impact other areas of the body through the bloodstream. Our KidsKare P.C team would... Read more »

Four Easy Steps to Brighten Your Smile Just in Time for the Fall Season

Fall is here and so is the inevitable flurry of social activities. To brighten your smile for the festive fall season, our KidsKare P.C team would like to share four easy steps you can implement right away to help your smile shine with confidence. Step 1 - Brushing is not... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Oral Health While You Are Pregnant

As a mom-to-be, did you know that your oral health and the health of your baby are connected? Women who are dealing with gum disease also have a higher risk of having a prematurely, and consequently, underweight? Unfortunately, gum disease affects the levels of the fluids in the body which bring... Read more »