Getting Your Child to Brush

If you are lucky, your child can’t wait to brush her teeth. When the time comes, she happily trots off to the bathroom, to spend two wonderful minutes cleaning his or her teeth.  However, if you are like most parents, you probably aren’t that lucky. But take heart, you don’t have to fight the Battle of The Brush every morning... read more »

Facts About Toothpaste

Do you want to know more about toothpaste? If so, our dentist, Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry, is more than happy to help you. The more you know about toothpaste, the better. In fact, knowing all about toothpaste can help you make sure you are using the best and most effective product for your smile. So, to teach you all about toothpaste,... read more »

Fluoride Fights Cavities

Fluoride can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel against acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral can be found in many places, including: Our Office Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry can apply fluoride when you come in for your routine dental appointment. At... read more »

Toothpaste and Finding Quality Products

Your oral hygiene routine is the first line of defense against common oral hygiene conditions like tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, and periodontal disease. This calls for flossing each evening and brushing your teeth morning and night. Applying this daily regimen will go a long way towards cleaning teeth and maintaining healthy tooth enamel. At the same time, there are special... read more »

Choosing the Right Toothpaste to Address Your Needs

Adding toothpaste to your toothbrush makes it more effective at cleaning your teeth. While most people like to use abrasive toothpaste to help scour away plaque and food particles, there are also a few other things to consider when shopping for toothpaste. First and foremost, you should only consider buying a brand of toothpaste that has earned the American Dental... read more »