Have you heard of vaping?

Categories: General Dentistry

  Have you heard of vaping?  It is the e-cigarette equivalent to smoking and it is taking a firm hold in the US. Backed by the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the industry is aggressively expanding its marketing across the country. More than 14 million U.S. adults and nearly 2 million teens and tweens have used e-cigarettes, and…

6 Cavity Myths Busted

Categories: General Dentistry

  For years myths about the cause of cavities have been held on to as fact.  Today we set the record straight and give you the truth about decay. MYTH 1: Brushing and flossing are enough to fight decay. FACT: Brushing and flossing alone do not kill the bacteria that are the real cause of…

Drink 100% Juice…At Your Own Risk

Categories: General Dentistry

Recently Forbes online published an article: Pure Juice Won’t Rot Your Kids’ Teeth It made the author’s top 5 most popular articles, and to date has received thousands of views. The article was based on the information from this study that concluded: “Our study findings are consistent with those of other studies that show consumption of 100 percent…

What are Sealants?

Your child’s daily routine should involve brushing and flossing, hopefully twice a day; but if he or she is continually hearing the word cavity during a dental office visit, then dental sealants might be a great option for your child.  Even when brushing and flossing regularly, it is hard to get all the plaque removed from…

Preventing sensitive teeth

The first step is to have either Dr. Kutsch or Renyer examine your teeth. They will check to be sure you do not have any areas of decay or even a broken or cracked tooth.  If you do not have any dental issues, you simply may have sensitive teeth. You should try a sensitive formulated…