1. Teeth Grinding Truths – By Dr. Sarah

    Does your child grind their teeth so loudly at night you can hear them from another room?  No worries, you are not alone!  Turns out many children grind their teeth during the night.  While grinding is not the healthiest or most appealing noise to come from your child's mouth, there is generally little to be concerned or worried about. Why? Well - it is actually very common for younger children…Read More

  2. Thumb Sucking – by Dr. Matthew

    Thumb sucking is natural for children. It may help a baby feel secure and happy and help them learn about their world. Young children may also suck their thumb to soothe themselves and help them fall asleep. Is thumb sucking bad? Generally the intensity of the sucking determines whether or not dental problems may result. If children rest their thumbs passively in their mouths, they are less likely…Read More

  3. What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

    With summer in full swing, kids are more active than ever right now in south Texas. Even with the scorching temperatures, you’ll likely find children at the local ballfields and skate parks and that can only mean one thing: dental emergencies are bound to happen. As a parent, you might wonder what types of injuries fall in this category. In today’s article, we’ll take a closer look at a few …Read More

  4. Back 2 School Bargains – By Dr. Al

    Back to school supplies have hit the shelves!  Stocking up can feel overwhelming and in the process basic everyday items can seem to tip the scales and may be put off.  Recently I was at the Dollar Store (actually one of my favorite places to shop).  As a good dentist I looked at the dental hygiene products and was surprised.  I discovered that cheap stuff can be good stuff.  While there was …Read More

  5. Down to the Wire: Keeping Teeth Clean While in Braces – By Dr. Hole

    Flossing is an important part of maintaining good oral health because it removes plaque and food debris that cannot be dislodged by brushing. Add braces to the equation and you’ve got loads of surface area for your favorite subway sandwich to get stuck on! Wearing braces provides more opportunities for food to hide out and wreck havoc on teeth and gums. Top 3 reasons to floss extra well while we…Read More