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4 Ways Smiling Improves Our Health!
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4 Ways Smiling Improves Our Health!

We’ve all heard the old cliché that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, so you should smile to conserve energy! That’s actually false. It takes a minimum of ten muscles to smile, but only a minimum of six to frown so the expression should really be, “smile to burn calories!” But smiling will do...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth The Healthy Way
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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth The Healthy Way

Everyone loves a good sweet snack once in a while, but unfortunately, that includes the bacteria in our mouths. Those little germs’ favorite food in the world is sugary treats, and the more sugar they get, the more they put our teeth at risk of tooth decay. So how can you satisfy your sweet tooth without...

Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season
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Protect Your Teeth This Cold And Flu Season

The last thing you want to worry about when you’re sick is your dental health. Unfortunately, your teeth can be extra vulnerable when cold and flu season strike. If you find yourself under the weather, read on for helpful tips on protecting your mouth! Watch Out For Dry Mouth You know that feeling when your nose...

Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too!
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Love Pumpkin? Your Smile Does Too!

‘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!

Seasonal Allergies And Your Oral Health
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Seasonal Allergies And Your Oral Health

SPRING IS IN THE AIR…and that means so are allergies. Seasonal allergies affect millions of people every year, but did you know that they can also affect oral health? Why Do We Get Seasonal Allergies? While there are plenty of allergens that can make us sneeze year round, such as dust and pet dander, seasonal...

HPV & Oral Cancer | What You Need To Know
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HPV & Oral Cancer | What You Need To Know

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and as your oral health care provider, Dr. Christian joins the nation’s top dental associations and health organizations in this campaign to raise awareness of HPV, oral cancer screenings and the importance of early detection. I am sure that you recall having your tongue examined during your hygiene visits...

Children’s Dental Health Month
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Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health month, a time each year focused on spreading awareness about the importance of good oral health for our youth. While it is important to focus on everyone’s oral health all year round, the statistics suggest that an entire month of awareness dedicated to children is warranted. While recent industry...

Mouth Healthy Holiday Snacks
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Mouth Healthy Holiday Snacks

It’s the holiday season and that means lots of meals, parties and celebrations filled with tempting food choices that may damage or stain teeth. We’ve got a nice list of some mouth healthy holiday snack tips to avoid an unnecessary trip to the dentist and to keep your teeth shining bright! Most people worry about...