Overcoming Resistance to Toddler Tooth Brushing

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As a parent, few things can be more frustrating than battles with your toddler over brushing their teeth. However, it is essential not to see toddler tooth brushing as a fight you need to “win.” Instead, approach it as an opportunity to nurture healthy lifelong habits and create a bond with your child. With empathy,…

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What Causes Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is simply inflammation of the gum tissue in the mouth. It is a reversible, non-destructive form of periodontal disease. While there are many causes of gingivitis, the number one cause is poor dental hygiene. Gingivitis can develop as -a side effect to medication -surges in hormones -mouth breathing -dry mouth -poor nutrition -disease state…

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Tongue Cleaning for Better Breath

Bad breath or halitosis, results from poor maintenance of dental hygiene, chemical breakdown of food, and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by  unhealthy lifestyle habits. We all know how bad our breath is after eating onions or garlic for lunch, but did you know that your tongue…

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