May is National Dental Care Month, so we’re revisiting some of our favorite blog posts about taking great care of your mouth. Hopefully some of these posts from the last few years help inspire taking great care of smiles.


Stinky Mouth Odor?

Our dental hygienist Heather shared some tips for friends who are concerned with a smelly mouth. We can help you keep your breath smelling fresh with regular cleanings, tongue scrapers and other tips. Read about combatting stinky mouth odor here.


Sugar Getting To You?

Our dental assistant Latasha shared a bit about how eating too much sugar can lead to cavities. She talks a bit about how important brushing, flossing and other healthy routines are for keeping your smile looking its best.


Teeth Grinding and Your Oral Health

Bruxism, also called teeth grinding, can lead to headaches, can tear down tooth enamel, and can even chip teeth. Understanding what’s behind teeth grinding can be a great way to make some changes to stop the issue. Read about bruxism and how it can negatively affect your oral health, and how we recommend addressing the very common issue.


Drink Plenty of Water

We all know that we’re supposed to steer clear of sugary drinks and be sure to include plenty of water in our daily diet. But following through on that goal isn’t always easy for everyone. Here are some tips to make drinking water a bit more exciting to help build better habits.


Start Dental Cleanings Young

One of the most important ways you can take great care of your oral health is to regularly visit the dentist’s office for teeth cleanings. Here’s a bit about a child’s first visit to the dentist, and how it doesn’t need to be scary even for our youngest patients.


Got a question about your oral health? Our team would be happy to help! Contact our talented dental team with your questions, and we’ll be happy to answer.


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