Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Teenage Dentistry

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Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Teenage Dentistry

Caring for your teeth as a teen is one of the most important responsibilities in the life of a teenager. However, it often gets pushed down due to the numerous other issues that arise during these years. As the last of our adult teeth grow in as a teen, it is important to make sure oral health is it in... read more »

Healthy Foods to Protect Your Smile

Eating nutritious and healthy foods can prepare your smile for a successful summer season. With the right diet, you can lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease, and even help to rebuild your tooth enamel. Listed below are important facts regarding healthy foods to consider: - Keeping your teeth clean after meals is essential because you cannot always... read more »

How Dental Health and Your Overall Health Are Related

You may know that you should brush your teeth if you’re interested in protecting the health of your teeth, but did you know that brushing and flossing could also help your overall health? If you don’t care for the health of your teeth, plaque and bacteria may enter your bloodstream and cause long-term damage. Even major organs such as your... read more »

Is Cleaning Your Toothbrush Necessary?

Do you know what you can do to keep your teeth healthy and strong? You probably know that it’s important to brush and floss every day, but did you know that your toothbrush could actually let bacteria and germs into your mouth if you don’t care for it properly? Luckily, it isn’t too difficult to care for your brush—but there... read more »

Choosing the Right Dental Filling for You

If you think you might have a cavity, there are a few ways to fix them. How do you decide what kind of filling to use? Since you and your filling will be spending lots of time together you will want to choose a restoration to make your budget and your teeth happy. At Kirkwood Dental, we want to help bring your... read more »