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A woman biting her nails
Sep 14, 2020, 7:14 PM
Even if you practice perfect dental hygiene, your teeth will still start to wear as you age. As you get older, we recommend incorporating additional oral hygiene practices. Talk to your dentist about any changes you need to…
A young girl having her teeth checked by the dentist
Aug 24, 2020, 8:52 PM
Dental cavities are the most common childhood disease. Even babies can develop dental cavities! Baby teeth are much softer than adult teeth, and the enamel is thinner, allowing bacteria and acids to eat away at it more…
A man brushing his teeth
Aug 11, 2020, 11:09 PM
Brushing your teeth every day is a necessary and important part of maintaining good dental health. Most of us should have been cleaning our teeth on our own since we were young, so we’d like to think we know what we’re doing!…
An image of a mouth and dental implants
Jul 27, 2020, 4:21 PM
Dental implants can replace a single missing tooth, a bridge, or a full set of traditional dentures. However, unlike conventional dentures, dental implants look and function exactly like your natural teeth. Dental implants…
A woman holding the side of her mouth in pain
Jul 13, 2020, 10:56 AM
Sensitive teeth can be painful, and if it goes untreated for long enough, can even begin to interfere with your life and comfort. Teeth can be sensitive to hot or cold food and beverages, sugary candy, or even air touching…
An image of a toothbrush and floss
Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
When shopping for dental hygiene products, we are offered a huge amount of options! Floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, and toothbrushes line the aisle and it can be difficult to know which products are best for you and your…
A mother and child brushing their teeth together
Jun 8, 2020, 6:17 PM
Even if you are able to make sure your children and brushing and flossing each day, chances are that it’s not a task your kids are very excited about! Luckily there are a few ways to make proper dental care seem like less of…
A woman flossing her teeth
May 25, 2020, 10:00 AM
In the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic, we here at Meadows Family Dentistry know that good dental hygiene may not be at the top of your priority list. However, this will change very quickly if you develop a painful…
A picture of a family smiling together
May 11, 2020, 7:15 PM
Taking probiotics for digestive health has become very popular over the last few years. However, there are also certain types of probiotics made specifically for oral health! These probiotics help to prevent gum disease and…
A dentist checking the teeth of a woman
Apr 27, 2020, 7:24 PM
Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic tiles that cover the front of the teeth to fix or restore a variety of cosmetic dental issues. They are made of porcelain and attached to the tooth enamel using dental concrete. Dental…
A variety of soda cans just as Sprite, Fanta and Pepsi
Apr 13, 2020, 10:00 AM
Soda is addicting, very acidic, contains excess calories, and damages your dental health. However, many people have a daily soda habit, sometimes drinking multiple cans a day. Soda can be a tough habit to quit, especially…
A teenage girl smiling with braces
Mar 23, 2020, 10:00 AM
If you’ve just received braces, we congratulate you! You’ve taken the first step toward achieving a straight, beautiful smile! But you should also know that the first few weeks can be quite an adjustment Dental braces can be…
A woman drinking a glass of water
Mar 9, 2020, 10:00 AM
Around 75% of Americans suffer from chronic dehydration. This statistic is startling! Dehydration is not only bad for your overall health, but it can also be detrimental to your teeth and your overall oral health as well.…
A probe measuring deep gum pockets
Feb 24, 2020, 7:48 PM
Gum pockets are the spaces or gaps between our teeth and the gum tissue that surrounds them. Here at Meadows Family Dentistry, we use a small rule called a probe to measure the size of these pockets. Healthy gums fit snugly…
womans face being injected with botox
Feb 10, 2020, 2:30 PM
When we first think about Botox, we all assume it’s only performed to maintain a youthful appearance and rid the face of wrinkles. This is an accurate assumption because Botox is the most common cosmetic procedure performed.…