Why do regular brushing, flossing and dentist visits fall by the way side all too often? Dr. Katera Hopkins, dentist, and Chelsea Brooks, registered dental hygienist, share tips for good dental habits and how to maintain them. Listen to the interview at the link below or read the transcript that follows. Learn more about Dental and […]

Dry mouth is an uncomfortable feeling that can make a drink of water feel like heaven. But what causes dry mouth? Well, it varies from person to person. Getting to the root of your dry mouth can help you treat it. Most of the time, dry mouth can be handled with home remedies, but if […]

Brushing and flossing are everyday ways to keep your teeth bright, white and healthy. Still, if you might feel like your smile is lacking some sparkle you’re not alone. When the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked people what they’d most like to improve about their smile, the most common response was whiter teeth. The […]

Are you doing the “Daily 4” when it comes to your dental health? During National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM), we challenge you to enhance or maintain good oral health. The four components of good oral health maintenance are: Brushing teeth twice daily Flossing every day Rinsing with antimicrobial mouth rinse Chewing sugar-free gum During your dental office visit, start […]

It’s statistically proven that it can take upwards of 21 days to create habitual behaviors; however, it can take far less time to break such behaviors. Maintaining a routine for proper dental care may be a challenge. Strange, isn’t it? For most, regular dental care is something that has been ingrained in us since childhood. […]