No Luck Needed for Healthy Smiles

We are but weeks away from St. Patrick’s Day – a day when everyone can claim some measure of Irish heritage while sipping green-dyed beverages after skipping out of work early. Starting with the early “Top o’ the morning,” greeting, followed by toasts of sláinte, the evergreen theme of the day is luck. Rumor has…

Happy Teeth, Happy Heart

With less than two weeks to go until Valentine’s Day, now is the perfect time to talk about your heart. Don’t worry. This isn’t the Delilah radio hour. We won’t be discussing romance, what makes your heart sing, or whether he or she checked yes or no. This is not about plucking petals off daisies…

Shine Up Your Smile for 2017

For those of you still coming down from a sugar cookie high, courtesy of the Christmas season – now is the time to harness that energy and schedule your next dental cleaning. With the New Year well on its way, we are faced with the perfect opportunity to greet 2017 with a perfectly polished smile.…

May Your Teeth be Shiny and White…

  And your days merry and bright – after all, ‘tis the season of snowfall, those pristine, white flurries falling from the sky, lending an impeccable luster to the landscape enveloping us here in New England. Okay, to quote Bill O’Reilly, “the spin stops here.” Wintertime, for most of us, is beautiful for a white-hot…

Some Sweet Reasons to Quit Smoking

Unless you have long-term ambitions to celebrate Halloween every day of the year, courtesy of a Jack O’Lantern-like smile, it’s high time you heavy smokers considered kicking the habit. Smoking wreaks havoc on your smile and is horrendous for your overall oral health. Sure, since 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General has been admonishing the American…

Brace Yourself with the Best Braces-Care Tips

Getting braces is practically a rite of passage. Sure, there are a lucky few who come away unscathed, but most of us enter high school with a full mouth of metal. While we might not feel super-psyched about it, braces really are a big deal when it comes to a future of bigger and brighter…

The Future of Your Teeth Depends on Flossing

  Recently, media outlets were buzzing with the news that flossing, as it turns out, isn’t as impactful on oral health as your dentist would have you believe. Like much media hype, this particular news flash is more rumor mill grist than real deal. No doubt plenty of people were breathing sighs (smelly ones) of…