5 Tips for Healthy Gums

Your pearly whites get a lot of attention, but when was the last time you thought about the health of your gums?  Your gums play a vital role in your beautiful smile and your overall health. When you brush and floss your teeth you’re not just preventing cavities,  you’re also protecting your gums from developing gum disease.  Also known as periodontal disease,…

Tooth Playlist – Our Top 10 Hits!

All I Want for Christmas…in July is my two front teeth!  It’s time to face the music: Sometimes we just don’t feel like brushing and flossing our teeth! Everyone has days when two minutes of brushing time seems like an eternity. We have a secret weapon for weary brushers: Music! Music pumps us up for sporting events, workouts, long car rides, and…

Tips for a Tooth-Friendly BBQ

Summer is in full swing which means long days, trips to the beach, and, of course, busting out the BBQ!  It is always a treat to be outside celebrating the season with family and friends, and if you’re like us, you like to look for ways to make your outdoor meals both delicious and healthy.  However, perhaps you haven’t always thought about…

5 Oral Health Tips for Seniors

Oral health is important no matter your age.  It’s not just a part of maintaining a beautiful smile, but also a crucial element in overall wellness and quality of life.  The health of your body and the health of your mouth are connected, and both require ongoing care. This is especially true for our older patients.  Aging certainly doesn’t mean you have…

The ABCs of Healthy Smiles: Basics of Brushing for Kids

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month?  This month-long health observance is all about promoting the benefits of good oral health.  This year’s slogan is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.” We couldn’t agree more! We want to help you and your family start a lifetime of healthy habits and keep your kids smiling!…

3 Oral Health Resolutions That Will Make a Difference

New year…new you!  New Year’s resolutions are a great way to get back on track with some healthy habits.  As you gear up to get more exercise and eat more vegetables in 2019, don’t forget about your teeth!  Improving your oral health habits not only helps your smile, but can help your overall health as well (remember our post on dental health…

An Apple a Day…Keeps Your Mouth Healthy! 5 Foods & Drinks That Benefit Your Teeth

You are what you eat.  This is particularly true for your teeth: when your diet is less than ideal so is the health of your mouth.  As we enter this holiday season and have loads of goodies to feast upon, we wanted to share a list of foods and drinks that can benefit your teeth.  Here are our top 5 foods and…

Healthy Habits Start Here!

Family Friendly Dentistry at Falmouth Dental Arts We believe that oral health care is important for your whole family. From toddlers to grandparents, we are dedicated to providing the most caring and comfortable environment for every member of your family.  We want your kids to have great smiles that last their lifetimes, and great smiles begin with great oral hygiene habits. Routine…