10 Tips for Healthy, White Teeth

Not only do your teeth help you talk and chew, they can make or break your appearance. Here are 10 secrets for keeping your pearly whites in tip-top shape.

1. Go on a white-teeth diet.

If you’re quaffing red wine and black tea, or smoking cigarettes or cigars, expect the results to show up as not-so-pearly whites. […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 6 Best and Worst Christmas Foods for Your Teeth

Christmas is a time for good company and good food. Many of us enjoy the annual overindulgence, taking the New Year to recover from an excess of turkey and Christmas pudding. Whilst we all know the negative effect eating too much food has on the body, have you considered the impact the holiday season might […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For Your Teeth, Thanksgiving dinner is a Real Food Fight

If you’re lucky, it will all be kisses and hugs around the Thanksgiving dinner table, with friends and family near and dear gathered about, and puppies at your feet waiting for table scraps.

But peace won’t reign within the confines of the oral cavity, where Streptococcus mutans and other harmful bacteria will await their own holiday […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is The Tooth Fairy Real? Tips For Answering That Question

What should you say when your child asks you, “Is the tooth fairy real?” Should you try to keep the idea of this magnificent being who rewards children for their baby teeth alive, or should you admit that it was you who slipped that silver dollar under the pillow? What you decide as a parent […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is My Child at Risk for Early Childhood Tooth Decay?

The average healthy adult visits the dentist twice a year. The average healthy 2-year-old has never been to the dentist. By kindergarten, 25 percent of children have never seen a dentist, yet dental decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease in America.

The culprit? A combination of misinformation about when a child should first […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Flossing Or Just Lying About Flossing? The Dentist Knows

There’s nothing like jamming a waxed piece of string between your tightest molars and sliding it back and forth. And who doesn’t do that once a day, just as the dentist prescribes?

Well, a lot of us. Twenty-seven percent of adults lie to their dentists about how often they floss their teeth, a survey released Tuesday […]

By |September 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

17 Things You Never Knew About Bad Breath

1. Bad breath does not discriminate.

“Anyone can get bad breath. I’ve seen it in men and women from 10 years old to 95 years old and you can develop it at any point in your life,” Dr. Gary Herskovits, D.D.S., of the Fresh Breath Center and Brooklyn Smile in Brooklyn, New York, tells BuzzFeed Life.

It’s […]

By |August 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Massie Dental Donates Custom Mouth Guards to All CCHS Athletes!

Massie Dental recently donated custom mouth guards to all CCHS Athletes! Here is half the football team coming in and taking advantage of this. Pictured: Dr. Massie pouring up models, the team waiting for impressions, Kirsten and Amy taking impressions & the trays poured up!

    

By |August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oral Health and Foods: The Top 9 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

What you eat matters

While these hard candies seem harmless, eat too many and the constant exposure to sugar can be harmful to your teeth. Hard candies also put your teeth at risk because in addition to being full of sugar, they can also trigger a dental emergency such as a broken or chipped tooth. Better […]

By |July 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 Tips to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Dentists

Is your child scared of going to the dentist? Follow this advice to help your little one relax before the next dental checkup.

Taking kids to the dentist is necessary to keep their teeth healthy and promote excellent oral hygiene habits. But from a child’s point of view, a trip to the dentist can be a […]

By |July 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments