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Teaching Kids to Care for Their Teeth

  How to Teach Kids to Care for Their Teeth (and a Little about Why and When, Too) If you’re a parent, you’ve probably tried every type of motivation—reasoning, cajoling, nagging, threatening punishments, even bribery—to get your kids to do things that they just really need to do. Eating vegetables. Getting dressed for school. Going to bed. And yes, brushing their teeth. Oral Hygiene Is Important Good oral hygiene is about more than a winning smile. It contributes to our sense of self-esteem and confidence—and ... Read more

Live Happier, Healthier & Longer: Why Your Smile Is Our Priority

Have you ever wondered why dentists and other dental and oral health professionals spend so much time talking about your smile? Shouldn’t they focus more on your teeth? As dental health professionals, we know that your oral health affects a whole lot more than just your teeth. You may think your smile is just another way to communicate your happiness, but we know it does so much more than that. Smiling regularly can improve your mood and even your health. But when ... Read more

What To Do In A Dental Emergency

Last November the world watched in shock during the UFC 193 event as Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey with a knockout blow to the face that left her out of the limelight for days. When she finally emerged, it was revealed that she had sustained injuries to her face that had resulted in several unstable teeth. She explained that it could be months before she would even be able to eat an apple. With the popularity of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and ... Read more

5 Gift Ideas That Will Make Everyone Smile

There are fewer gifts as precious as the gift of a beautiful smile, so why not help your loved ones maintain theirs this holiday season? From stocking stuffers to smile-enhancing gifts that will win you “loved one of the year,” the items on this list constitute some of the best oral health and happiness-enhancing gifts available this season. Zapi® Luxe UV Toothbrush Sanitizer (by VioLife): Admit it, toothbrushes get gross fast — especially your kids’. The Zapi can change that. This egg-shaped ... Read more

How to Stop Snoring and End Family Fatigue

When you first met the love of your life, they referred to your nightly snoring as a barely noticeable purr. It was cute and endearing; they even said it was calming, like white noise — and you spent each night blissfully cuddling.   The honeymoon is long over, and now you spend more of your nights sleeping alone than you did when you were single. Your children and relatives are keeping the earplug industry afloat, and no one ever feels completely well rested. ... Read more
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