Getting your kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge. However, getting them to brush them correctly can be an even bigger task. Each day, children juggle school, activities, and family events, all while trying to learn to take care of themselves. In order to make this easier for them, here are our O’Donnell Family Dentistry tips for teaching your kids to brush and brush correctly.
Having wisdom teeth removed is almost a rite of passage for many young adults. For some lucky individuals, it will be the only surgical procedure they will ever need! For even luckier individuals, their wisdom teeth may never grow in or need to be removed. For those of us who have not had our wisdom teeth removed, we may be wondering when or if it will be necessary to have the procedure done. To answer that, let’s first take a look at what wisdom teeth are. (more…)
With one set of adult teeth to spare, you cannot afford to miss your daily opportunities to brush, floss, rinse and repeat at least once before bedtime. You also should keep your appointment with your dentist at least twice a year as recommended by the American Dental Association. This is to ensure you tackle any plaque or tartar in hard-to-reach places that you missed when brushing or flossing.
The new year is a busy time with many social and family engagements. Between shopping, work, and holiday parties, it is hard to find the time to look your best. While getting an updated hairstyle and new clothing for that special party or gathering, consider another often overlooked accessory. Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Make a small change with a big difference this New Year with a brighter whiter smile.
There are many home treatments suggested for a whiter smile. Prices range from under ten dollars to some very hefty prices for the benefits of brightening your teeth. Besides adopting a healthier diet with less sugar, there are some at home tips you can try.