• What stinks?
    Spilling soda on someone’s white shirt, telling an off-color joke at an inappropriate time, or sneezing chewed food all over the dinner table all pale in comparison to the socially Read more
  • Thanksgiving in North America
    Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving Read more
  • 4 Tips For Improving Your Oral Hygiene Technique
    Although we've advanced leaps and bounds over the years treating dental disease, our strategy for preventing them hasn't changed much. That's because these prevention basics are quite effective—and as Read more
  • Three Must-Have Dental Treatments
    In dentistry, there are a wide variety of treatments, everything from elective procedures to those that are necessary and potentially lifesaving. So given the slew of treatment options, how do Read more
  • See Your Dentist If You Notice Any of These 3 Problem Signs
    Although there are several potential problems people could encounter involving their teeth, gums or mouth, most fall into three basic categories. That's the finding of a recent survey conducted Read more
  • The Science of Sugar
    Some languages have many different words for love. Some have many different words for snow. One language even has different words for a tasty layered sandwich. Is that a hoagie Read more
  • Cold Comfort
    The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read more
  • Emma Roberts Confesses to Having a Major Sweet Tooth While Expecting
    Emma Roberts, star of American Horror Story (and niece of actress Julia Roberts), welcomed her first child at the end of 2020. She confessed that her love of sweets Read more
  • The Intriguing History of Halloween
    Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read more
  • Your Decayed Tooth Might Need a Different Kind of Root Canal Treatment
    Advanced decay doesn't necessarily mean it's curtains for an infected tooth. Millions of teeth in that condition have been saved by a tried and true procedure called root canal Read more
  • Should Adults Continue Fluoride Treatments?
    Many adults wonder if they should continue to receive fluoride treatments. Our team at Family Dental Center wants to set the record straight about the usefulness of fluoride treatment for Read more
  • How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Special Needs Child
    Preventing tooth decay from developing in your child's teeth requires a strong commitment to daily oral hygiene. But if you have a child with a chronic physical or behavioral Read more
  • Periodontics and Braces Treatment
    Most people think braces are all about their teeth. While it is true orthodontics is meant to move your teeth into proper position, there's more to it than that. To Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Family Dental Center, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • 4 Things You Can Do To Make Sure Your Child's Bite Is on the Right Track
    So, how's your child's bite? No, not how well they clamp down on things (like fingers—yikes!), but how the teeth on both jaws interact with each other. It's important Read more
  • Digital X-rays
    X-rays are a vital diagnostic tool for any dental professional. X-rays help your endodontist perform a root canal, your orthodontist check the position of a tooth’s root, your oral surgeon Read more