Diffuse Dental Anxiety – Kari Schneider

Like it or not, most of us need to see the dentist on occasion. Many of us tend to leave it too long and what was just a pesky appointment to procrastinate over becomes a real and sometimes painful) event. I have been lucky on two fronts; I have had amazing dentists who are kind, […]

Shark Teeth – And What to Do?

A friend of mine texted yesterday really concerned that her son’s lower baby tooth is loose but not falling out and now she sees the adult tooth coming in behind.  She phoned her dentist and they couldn’t see her son for two weeks. PERMANENT TEETH COMING IN BEHIND BABY TEETH IS NOT AN EMERGENCY, BUT […]

Tooth Decay and Xylitol

Tooth decay happens when bacteria in your mouth consume the sugars we eat. When you eat food containing ordinary sugar (sucrose), it gives bacteria on your teeth energy, allowing them to multiply and start making acids that can eat away the enamel on the teeth. This “acid attack” causes tooth decay and cavities to begin […]