Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too

October 25, 2018

‘TIS THE SEASON FOR everything pumpkin. As the poster child of fall, pumpkin doesn’t just star in our autumnal decorations, it shows up on our menus too. And as far as we’re concerned, that’s a good thing. Pumpkin is great for your oral and overall health! Pumpkin: Fall’s Superfood We’re glad pumpkin has so many health […]

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Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

October 17, 2018

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food of the harmful bacteria living […]

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Taking Care Of Your Toothbrush

August 30, 2018

  WE ALL USE TOOTHBRUSHES to take care of our teeth, but what are we doing to take care of our toothbrushes? It’s critical that our toothbrushes remain in good condition so they can do their jobs of keeping our teeth healthy, which is why we’re dedicating a blog post to giving our patients tips on […]

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It’s Time To Fight Back Against Plaque!

August 21, 2018

ARE YOU READY to join the fight against plaque? We are! We like to have fun in our practice, and with your participation, we’re putting together a team of heroes who are exceptionally good at taking care of their teeth! This month, when you come to our office and make your superhero pledge to brush and […]

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All About Baby Teeth

July 26, 2018

A BABY’S FIRST TOOTH is a major milestone, and a child losing their first tooth is another! As parents, it’s important for us to know what to expect when it comes to our children’s baby teeth, from when they come in to when they lose them, and how to take good care of them in between. […]

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Swimming And Oral Health

July 12, 2018

THERE’S NOTHING BETTER than a swim in the pool to cool down during the hot summer months. Before we dive in, we should be aware of how our time in the pool can impact our oral health. That’s right: the chlorine in swimming pools doesn’t just cause dry skin and eye irritation, it can also have […]

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Are You Ready To Chalk The Doc?

July 10, 2018

ARE YOU EXCITED to chalk the doc? We are! We like to have fun in our practice, and with your participation, we’re going to help Dr. Alvarez welcome in summer with an explosion of color! This month, when you come to our office, you’ll have a chance to help us fill up the chart so we can chalk […]

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Vacation Tips To Keep Your Smile Healthy!

May 23, 2018

SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE and you know what that means–family vacations, impromptu getaways and fun trips! Just like you, we couldn’t be more excited. As dental professionals, however, we want to make sure that when you leave on vacation, you don’t leave your oral hygiene behind. Follow these tips to keep your teeth healthy and bright, […]

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Supernumerary Teeth

May 8, 2018

  MOST PEOPLE WILL develop a total of twenty baby teeth that are gradually replaced by a total of thirty-two adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In even rarer cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least one extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition […]

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After-School Snacks For Healthy Teeth

April 19, 2018

GROWING BODIES NEED a lot of fuel, and that means a lot of after-school snacks. The nature of those snacks can have a big impact on a child’s oral health during this critical period when they’re losing baby teeth and growing in their permanent set. So which snacks are the best ones if you’re trying to […]

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