The Tooth Fairy: Magical Mystical Teacher!

The Tooth Fairy Legend Celebrating the loss of children’s baby teeth is a tradition celebrated across the planet. The tradition was believed to have been started here in the United States around the turn of the century. The tradition of the Too...


Teeth: 25 Interesting Facts About Them

Interesting Facts 1-5 1. George Washington’s infamous wooden teeth were actually human teeth from slaves. – Source 2. Brad Pitt voluntarily went to a dentist to have his front teeth chipped for the role of Tyler Durden in Fight Club. His teeth we...


Making Your Child’s First Dental Visit Fun!

Going to the dentist can be a source of anxiety for many people, but for children this is especially true. Entering a place with strange smells and sounds, people wearing surgical masks, bright lights and unknown consequences, can create anxiety for ...


10 Fun Facts About Your Mouth!

Your mouth is a fascinating place full of stories! For as long as humanity has existed, we’ve studied and minded our oral care. Below are some fun facts about your mouth, and the tools we use that keep our smiles healthy! 1 – Tooth enamel is the ...


Dental Trivia: Fun Teeth Facts For Kids

Fun Teeth Facts For Kids Kids are fascinated by science and biology, especially the human body. As they learn to practice good oral health and hygiene, you can make it fun by sharing stories and interesting information about teeth and the mouth. Ther...


Healthy Easter Basket Ideas

Between Cadbury Eggs and neon-colored Peeps, children expect to see candy from the Easter Bunny, but this year you might want to skip the sweets. Sugary, sticky candy hangs on to teeth long after the taste is gone. Sugar in candy combines with the ba...


Keeping kids’ baby teeth: Creepy or cute?

Last week, our oldest daughter popped out a loose tooth on her own. Now that she’s 10 years old, we don’t bother going through the Tooth Fairy charade with her. She actually has the baby tooth sitting on her desk right now—next to a couple of H...


Common Dental Emergencies – Toothache

Welcome to our series on how to properly take care of common dental emergencies. If you are experiencing a toothache, clean the area around the sore tooth thoroughly.  Rinse the mouth vigorously with warm salt water or use dental floss to dislodge t...


What the Heck Is Toothpaste Anyway?

It’s been part of humanity’s hygiene regimen for more than 4,000 years, but have you ever stopped to think what’s actually in the stuff you’re smearing across your teeth? The ingredients of modern toothpaste may read like a ma...



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