Easing the Fears of Children
Although we are not a pediatric dentist’s office, we see lots of families, including children. Most of the time, we are able to make our dental office a fun place for kids to visit. Kids always leave our office with a bag of goodies and we are able to send “No Cavity Club” certificates in a majority of cases, which really emphasizes the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene. In spite of doing all we can to make the seeing the dentist a positive experience, in some cases, children are simply scared. Whether a child has had a scary experience in the past or is just afraid of the unknown,...
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One of the most common, if not the number one, question we receive is how patients can whiten their smiles. We offer both in office and take home bleaching options for our patients, but many people want to know what they can do without a procedure to help with staining or discoloration.
The easiest thing you can do to obtain a whiter smile at home is to purchase whitening toothpaste. Chances are, you already have one! Nowadays, they are on the shelves of every supermarket or drugstore and are actually pretty effective at removing day to day surface stains that result from eating and drinking.
Speaking of eating and drinking, this is...
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