“I Don’t Wanna Brush!”

The last thing parents want to do is struggle with 3- and 4-year-olds over brushing teeth. When children resist the toothbrush, they are testing their limits. According to AAPD President Dr. William C. Berlocher (2009-2010), it’s important for parents to ...

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Bleeding Gums – Is it Serious?

Bleeding gums is often an indication of something much more serious, a warning that your body is trying to heal itself. Four major signs of bleeding gums are: swollen, painful or sensitive gums; blisters around the gums; discoloration of the ...

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What Causes Gums to Bleed?

Most of the problems that cause bleeding gums and gum disease is plaque, a sticky film-like bacteria that covers the teeth and gums. It is formed by acids secreted by the mouth after eating. Plaque is found in spaces between your ...

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Dental Tips for Looking Younger

Tried-and-true brushing and flossing can help you hold on to your good looks longer. Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer -- ...

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Healthy Holiday Recipes for Families with Food Allergies

Day-to-day cooking for a family with food allergies can be quite a challenge in itself, but the holidays are a time of tradition, and sacrifice should be out of the question!  Here are a few simple ideas for making holiday ...

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A Year in the Life of Savings

My husband changed jobs and we found ourselves without dental insurance.  At my regular dental checkup, my dentist gave us information about a discount dental plan.  We signed up online and are we ever glad we did. I ended up ...

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The Real Truth about Holistic Dentistry

Lately, there has been a growing interest in holistic dentistry and exactly what it means to go to a holistic dentist. According to the Holistic Dental Association, this concept involves thinking about how dental care is connected to every aspect ...

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Give Yourself the Gift of Good Oral Health this Holiday Season

'Tis the season for giving, but remember to give yourself the most important gift of all this holiday season: a healthy smile! Maintaining good oral hygiene during the holiday season is more important than ever, advises the Academy of General ...

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6 Dental Hygiene Gift Ideas for Kids

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and we know how quickly expenses can add up this month. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend an average of $704 on gifts for the holidays this year. So, ...

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10 Unique Discount Sites: Saving is Just a Click Away

Online bargain hunting for coupons and discounts is the new norm. And why not, when you can find savings on anything and everything, from dining out, to car parts, to dental insurance. Last year alone, value-centric shoppers saved $3.7 billion using ...

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