Obesity in Children Childhood obesity has been plaguing America’s youth for quite some time. the obesity rate in children has risen to 17% over the last two decades, it’s more important than ever to consider the link between weight and oral health. We live in a world where everything is big. Our restaurant chains are … Continue reading The Scary Link Between Childhood Obesity and Tooth Decay
Vacations can be relaxing, restful, and the best way to “get away” from it all. Travel, on the other hand, can be stressful, tiring, and can leave you longing just to be home. Travel & Oral Health Taking care of your health, especially your oral health, before leaving on your next trip can help ensure … Continue reading Travel & Health: 3 Dental Tips to Pack for Your Next Vacation
Meet our talented new Dental Hygienist, Claudia Hernandez! Claudia’s kind nature is a welcome addition to our office. We appreciate the thoroughness and gentle care she displays with each patient–and we know you will too. Click here to learn more about Claudia!
Carbs & Oral Health Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced, healthy, diet, but they are also one of the main culprits in tooth erosion and decay. Since we can’t completely cut carbs out of our diets, we here at Flawless Dental believe it’s important to understand how carbs impact our oral health so … Continue reading Oral Health: Carbohydrates & Cavities
Get to know Dr. Justine Kelley, the newest member of our team of experienced dentists! Like all of us at Flawless Dental, Dr. Kelley is dedicated to helping her patients achieve optimal oral health and the smile they’ve always dreamed of. We know you’ll love her personal approach and can’t wait for you to meet … Continue reading Get to Know Dr. Kelley
When it comes to flossing, it’s not exactly the easiest thing to add organically to your routine. Sure, we are all told from childhood that flossing daily is crucial to oral health and preventing cavities/gum disease, and this is one hundred percent true. But in reality, how many of us truly floss at least once … Continue reading 3 Alternatives to Traditional Flossing
Ever have a bad habit that you just can’t break? Chewing on ice may be a habit that can break your teeth. Before you start crunching on the last bits of cubes left in your glass, or reaching for ice chips to busy your mouth, there are a few things you should know: 1. Teeth … Continue reading Don’t Chew on This: The Clear Hazards of Ice
While there are many fads out there that claim to be beneficial for your general or dental health, oil-pulling actually is. It can reduce the number of cavity causing bacteria as well as reduce the tooth-eroding acidity in the mouth. Studies have also shown that oil pulling can reduce the plaque index of your mouth. … Continue reading Fighting Dental Cavities with Oil Pulling
Could fillings be a thing of the past? Scientists in London have developed a pain-free filling that doesn’t require drilling or injections. Normally, a dentist would remove the decay by drilling and then the cavity is filled with a material such as amalgam or composite resin. The new treatment technique, developed by King’s College London … Continue reading Could Fillings Be a Thing of the Past?
The body is an intricate network working together, so if one system is failing the others suffer as well. While it’s important for everyone to maintain proper oral health, diabetics need to pay extra attention to keeping their mouth healthy. This becomes clear in the varying ways that diabetes can also impact oral health. 1. … Continue reading Ways that diabetes can affect your oral health