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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.…
woman smiling with braces on and a toothbrush and a cleaning brush for braces in her hand
Jan 27, 2020, 10:00 AM
Cleaning your teeth thoroughly and properly while wearing braces can be difficult. But orthodontic treatment makes it more important than ever to keep your teeth clean. This is because the brackets and wires of braces will…
Woman plugging her nose
Jan 13, 2020, 10:10 AM
Halitosis is the clinical term for bad breath. Bad breath can cause embarrassment, self-consciousness, and confusion, especially if you’ve tried everything to mask it! This can even lead to withdrawal from family and friends.…
Child opening a present
Dec 23, 2019, 9:44 PM
While it’s unlikely that your children included ‘good oral health’ on their holiday wish list this year, it’s one of the most important the gifts you can give them! As a parent, it’s fun to give your child gifts that they…
Man bitting his nail
Dec 17, 2019, 10:14 PM
Biting your nails can be a habit that is hard to break! Nail-biting leaves your nail beds and fingertips to be red, painful, and swollen, but it’s also a habit that can damage your oral health. The Academy of General…
Child in dental chair with curring light
Nov 27, 2019, 6:00 PM
Options for teeth that become chipped or cracked or are slightly decayed or deformed include dental crowns, veneers, and dental bonding. Dental bonding is the quickest and most cost-effective of all of these options, but it’s…