February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a great time to brush up on dental hygiene for children. Kids often need a little extra help with personal care, relying on parents, educators, and their Bedford dentist to encourage healthy brushing habits. This year’s slogan for National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) is “Brush … Continue reading Brush and Clean in Between
A point of transition in our lives often feels like an opportunity for a makeover. Whether we’re entering the next grade as a student, starting a new job, or celebrating the new year, we think of these moments as a chance to change something about ourselves. You might say to yourself, “I’m going to be … Continue reading Sticking to It — Making Goals a Reality
What was in your Christmas stocking when you were a kid? If your childhood was anything like mine, you probably started the big day off with some small toys, fruit, and lots of candy. With all the hustle and bustle of the season, it can be hard to prioritize oral health, but keeping your family … Continue reading 7 Best Stocking Stuffers to Keep Teeth Bright and White
Many Bedford residents will be ringing in the New Year while leaving money on the table. With FSAs operating on a use-it-or-lose-it principle, the biggest shopping spree this season might be the end-of-year rush to use up the remaining dollars in your flexible spending account. FSAs can be a great deal for those who want … Continue reading Can I Use My FSA for Dental Care?
Every month is a great time to give, but November is a wonderful month to hyper-focus on helping meet the needs of others. We all have so much to be grateful for here in the Bedford area – family, friends, work, great parks, libraries, restaurants, schools, etc. We really do live in a wonderful area. … Continue reading Bedford Annual Food Drive
You don’t have to be a kid to love Halloween. It’s low-stress (compared to Thanksgiving or Christmas), you get to wear anything you want, and you even get candy! Who doesn’t like candy? Even dentists like candy. What we don’t like is the colossal cavity bananza and health problems that can occur from the massive … Continue reading The Bedford Halloween Candy Survival Guide
Did you know that your choice in toothpaste is one of the most important health decisions you can make? It’s true! In fact, the American Dental Association (ADA) recently confirmed what our practice has said for years…fluoride toothpaste prevents cavities! The cavity-fighting properties of fluoride hopefully isn’t news to you. While the mechanical action of … Continue reading Will Fluoride Toothpaste Prevent Cavities?
Sports are a great way to foster personal development, a strong work ethic, and teamwork. But tough play has its drawbacks, especially if athletes don’t wear a mouthguard. Literally millions of kids have teeth knocked out during youth sports every year, to the tune of more than half a billion dollars in medical costs to … Continue reading Comparing Sports Mouthguards
Teeth need to last a lifetime, but often they don’t make it that far. Prior to implant restoration, missing teeth were replaced by traditional bridges or dentures. Fortunately, our patients have a better option and can get dental implants in Bedford. Regular brushing and flossing can maintain a healthy smile in most, but sometimes, … Continue reading Dental Implants: The Permanent Solution to Missing Teeth