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Teamwork makes proper oral hygiene easier than ever!

Teamwork makes proper oral hygiene easier during orthodontic treatment! Dr. Alison and staff have teamed up with Oral -B and now provide a new tool to assist in good oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment.  Each patient that begins full orthodontic treatment is...

Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth

Orthodontics can be very important to the long term health of the teeth and the overall well-being of a person. There are several reasons one may decide orthodontic treatment is right for them or a family member.  Orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth!...

Primary teeth and Permanent teeth

Many of you may be asking yourself "What is the difference in taking my child to a pediatric dentist versus a general dentist?" A pediatric dentist has completed additional training and school for the specific needs of treating children. This means that a pediatric...

Start Dental Care at an Early Age

When a baby is born, there is a set of 20 teeth that are hidden under the gums. The first teeth that will present themselves could begin as early as 4 months. “Teething” begins once the teeth start to come through the gums. During the teething process a baby may drool more, be more cranky and irritable, have red swollen gums, and show a desire to chew on things. There are a number of different ways to help ease the discomfort your baby is feeling during teething…

Keys To A Healthy and Beautiful Smile

When the build-up of plaque is left unchecked for greater than 24hrs, the negative effects on the teeth and gums can be widespread and long-term. Plaque forms on teeth when the carbohydrates from food is left on the teeth for a period of time. Bacteria that is present...