3 Teeth-Harming Habits You Might Not Be Aware Of

You’ve heard of habits that are bad for your health. What about harmful habits that destroy your dental health? Sugary candy and drinks, chewing on hard foods or things that aren’t food at all. These are no-no’s among dentists. But there are other habits...

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Your Dental X-Ray Questions Answered

What? X-Rays?! Again?Getting dental x-rays is a confusing process full of questions such as, “Is this radiation safe for my teeth?”, “Why do I need so many x-rays from so many different angles?”, and “What are you really looking for?” Rest assured, getting...

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The Tooth in 3 Acts

Enjoying a long run with rave reviews is The Tooth. Taken together, teeth constitute an engineering marvel. Individually, each tooth is an elegant design of function and beauty in three parts. Let’s look behind the scenes. Cue the overture, bring up the curtain....

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At What Age Do Baby Teeth Erupt?

Your baby’s teeth will start to come in (erupt) around age six months. However, there is a wide range of normal, so some babies have teeth erupting a few months earlier and others don't have any come in until their first birthday. This shouldn't be cause for concern;...

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13 Halloween Ideas to Reduce Sugar & Increase Fun!

At Halloween, the treat is the trick. Why? To put it bluntly, sugar rots the teeth out of your head. Kids launch into a sugar high and adults sneak a hard candy and end up breaking a tooth. So what do you do with yourself and the kids on Halloween? Here...

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Braces Stages

Do braces straighten teeth in one fell swoop? No.  Braces move teeth in stages.  Here are the braces stages for the Tip-Edge technique used by Dr. Ellenwood. Stage I The first stage of braces is concerned with straightening the front teeth and opening the bite for...

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