Why Children’s Dental Check-Ups are Crucial!

Early and regular dental visits are crucial for healthy teeth today and in the future. It’s a common misconception, though, that there is no need to worry about a child’s primary teeth since they will soon be replaced with permanent ones. Unfortunately, early dental problems increase the chances of issues with permanent teeth. By taking your […]

The Floss Controversy: What A Dentist Thinks About Flossgate

If you Google “flossgate”, you get back 17,700 search results, all thanks to a “bombshell” article from the AP that claims flossing may not be necessary after all. The AP article said that there is weak evidence for improving gum and oral health with flossing, and that the medical benefits of flossing were “unproven”. The […]

Can Flossing Extend Your Life Expectancy?

There are many healthy habits people can maintain to extend their life expectancy: exercising, eating well, staying social…flossing? According to VeryWell.com, daily flossing helps you live longer and is one of those weird-but-true facts that is not so obvious. Think about it: Flossing prevents gum disease, and having good oral health lowers your risk for […]