We always hear about foods we should avoid eating. But good news! There are foods that actually promote a healthy mouth and a whiter smile!
Our hearts go out to our kids when they’re ill. We want to help them feel better faster. That’s why there are many over-the-counter (OTC) medications for kids that help relieve cold, flu, and allergy symptoms. But do these syrups affect your child's dental health?
Feeling nervous about going to the dentist? You’re not alone. One in every five people feels enough anxiety about visiting the dental office that they delay important treatments.
Advancements in dental technology and sedation dentistry 一 and even an increase in gentle dentistry practices 一 hasn’t changed the rate of general dental anxiety in the past 50 years. So what causes some people to be wary of going to the dentist?
There is a lot of talk about radiation -- from the sun, minerals in the soil, household appliances, and also dental x-rays. It is wise to be cautious about the amount of radiation that you are exposed to, so fortunately you take ease in that the dose of radiation you are exposed to during the taking of dental x-rays is extremely small, especially with our digital x-ray technology. Our hygienist, Michelle Sensat, has done some interesting research about dental x-rays.
At the start of the 2015 Smiles For Life campaign, the Boger Dental team promised our patients that if we reached our goal that we would take a pie in our faces. Thanks to our awesome patient community, we not only reached this year's goal, but exceeded it! Since 2008, together we have raised $180,277 for children's charities.
SWISH, GARGLE, SPIT – simple, right? Mouthwash is usually seen as an addition to your oral health, the cherry on top of your hygiene routine. But are you using the right kind, and are you using it correctly?