The Best Ways to Relieve Teething Discomfort

If you’re having trouble finding the perfect soothing solution for your teething baby, our DM Family Dentistry team is more than happy to help you! Teething can be a long, difficult process that generally begins when the baby is 6 months old and typically stops around 3 years old. To... Read more »

Hardened Tartar Is a Serious Threat to Oral Health

Residual food particles and the natural bacteria in your mouth, easily form into a film of plaque. If these food particles and plaque is not removed by brushing and flossing twice a day, it can easily harden into tartar. Hardened tartar near the gum line, exposed tissues to constant bacterial... Read more »

Baby Teeth 101

To help you know more about baby teeth, our DM Family Dentistry team is thrilled to provide the answers to the following questions: When do baby teeth come in? The first baby tooth generally grows into place when the baby is between 6 months and 1 year old. Teething will... Read more »

When to Schedule Your Child’s First Dental Checkup

As a parent you want the very best for your child. Getting their oral hygiene and development off on the right foot reduces the chances of dental problems throughout the course of their life. The American Dental Association recommends that you bring your child to their first dental checkup at... Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush

If you are taking good care of your teeth and gums, you are brushing and flossing diligently every day. This helps to remove bacteria that cause plaque and helping to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Proper care of your toothbrush is vital to caring for your oral health. As... Read more »

How to Reduce Dental Plaque and Prevent Gum Disease

Dental plaque is a sticky film that covers your teeth and contains bacteria. It is a harmful substance that can easily destroy your smile if you let it. The scariest characteristic about this substance is that it’s not quite noticeable, unless you have not brushed your teeth for a long... Read more »