Dental Blog

Here you will find information to help you and your kids live a healthy life and protect their teeth, news, and other fun resources. Enjoy!

Why Doctors Discourage Thumb Sucking In Kids

This seemingly pretty common part of childhood has been discouraged for many years by pediatricians — many of them cautioning parents to discourage it right away when their child starts. It's easier to prevent the habit from forming than trying to get a child to stop...

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Fun New Portable Mouthwash: Scope “Squeez”

One bit of news to hit stores in the last month or so is Scope's new "Squeez" — which is a concentrated and very portable new form of mouthwash. It interestingly walks the balance between a traditional travel size mouthwash and a full-size bottle. Travel sizes are...

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The Other, More Hidden Dangers Of Gum Disease

The Other, More Hidden Dangers Of Gum Disease

We've talked previously about gum disease and the risks it poses to teeth in the long term. Emergent research suggests, however, that gum disease could influence some other dangers to the rest of the body. Oct. 31 2022 in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, the...

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History & Evolution of Dental Sealants Today

Dental sealants began with Dr. Michael Buonocore, who was a dentist and researcher working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the early 1960s. Dr. Buonocore's discovery was based on the observation that dental enamel contains tiny pores that can be etched...

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Dr. Warr on Being A Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Warr on Being A Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Warr has learned a lot in her career as a pediatric dentist. After building a successful practice and working with many patients from when they were little all the way till when they graduated high school, Dr. Warr's team thought it'd be interesting to reflect on...

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