Your Childhood Dentist: An Interview with Dr. Brunacini and Dr. Karagiorgos

You go to see Dr. Brunacini or Dr. Karagiorgos for your dental care. But where do Dr. Brunacini and Dr. Karagiorgos go to get their teeth checked? Where did they go when they were kids? What inspired them to get on the other side of the dental chair? Let’s listen!    1.Who was your childhood dentist?  Dr. Brunacini: My dad! My father,…

Don’t Be Scared! Dealing with Dental Phobia

Here at Falmouth Dental Arts, we always love seeing our patients! However, we know that not everyone loves going to the dentist. This anxiety can range  from mild apprehension to full blown Dental Phobia–a fear so intense that it causes people to avoid dental care altogether.  Infrequent dental visits have a negative impact on your overall health, which is why we are…

A Valentine to Your Teeth

Cinnamon floss is red, mouthwash is blue. Brush twice a day, and to your dentist be true! Happy Valentines Day from Falmouth Dental Arts! In celebration of a day of love, we have a list of the Top Ten Reasons to Love (and take care of) Your Teeth! 10. Your teeth give you the ability to smile at the people you love! …

Celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month: 5 Oral Care Tips for Parents

Happy Children’s Dental Health Month from Falmouth Dental Arts! This national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals to promote the benefits of good oral health to children and their caregivers all February long. Falmouth Dental Arts looks forward to any opportunity to help our youngest patients love their healthy smiles and dentist appointments. In celebration of Children’s Dental Health Month,…

What Healthy Foods Should I Incorporate into My Diet?

Dieting is a popular New Year’s Resolution. This year, why not take a dental approach to the traditional diet? The team at Falmouth Dental Arts has whipped up the perfect plate–and poured a cuppa– for your pearly whites.  Dairy: Cheese and yogurt both contain Vitamin D, which helps your body absorb calcium. This mineral is just as important for your teeth as…

Help! I Need to Choose a Toothpaste!

Fluoride and flavors and flip-caps oh my! If you’re staring down the selection of toothpastes and wishing there was a Yellow Brick Road leading to the perfect one, you’re not alone. Luckily, your friends at Falmouth Dental Arts are here to help! First and foremost, as you’re examining the tube of toothpaste, keep your eye out for two key details: the ADA…

White Teeth Wednesday

Here at Falmouth Dental Arts, we take oral health seriously. In fact, we take it so seriously that we’re proposing a brand new oral-health-themed holiday be added to the calendar: White Teeth Wednesday. White Teeth Wednesday is the day before Thanksgiving. While Black Friday is devoted to every-man-for-himself shopping chaos, White Teeth Wednesday is a time for quiet preparation and relaxation. Thanksgiving…

November 14 – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. Diabetics produce less saliva, which plays an important part in keeping your mouth healthy. For this and other reasons, people with diabetes are especially vulnerable to gum disease, including painful gum infections. If you have diabetes, it is important to pay attention to changes in your mouth that could be warning signs of infections, tooth decay,…

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52% of people do not like their smile.

That is a pretty high statistic if you ask us. Especially because you have some control over that. Over our many years practicing dentistry, we have found that most people visit us for any one of these three distinct reasons.   Fear – some people are just plain petrified of the dentist. It the fearful ones have had some traumatizing experiences in…