Category: Tips/Advice

Keep Your Mouth Healthy As It Cools Down

There‚Äôs no doubt this is a magical time of the year. From delicious feasts to bright lights adorning many homes to the chill in the air, many of us savor the winter months, especially around the holidays. It is also crucial to pay extra attention to your health; while you are surely aware that the… Read more »

Gift Ideas For A Healthy Smile

For a lot of people, holiday gift shopping begins the day after Thanksgiving. With Christmas fast approaching and Hanukkah this weekend, there are plenty of gift-giving opportunities coming up. While you are shopping for your friends and family (and maybe yourself?), think about getting some gifts to benefit the smile. We have some ideas for… Read more »

Healthy Smile Tips For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for gratitude and spending time for family. It is also a holiday surrounding feasts and indulgence. It can be easy to throw the idea of eating healthy right out the window with all the delicious food around, right? However, there are a few easy ways to help make Thanksgiving a… Read more »

Wash Your Hands For Your Smile’s Sake

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend washing your hands several times during the day before and after certain activities. The recommended amount of hand washing time is at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Doing so can help prevent the transmitting of diseases and bacteria that you could be picking up throughout… Read more »

Should I Brush My Teeth At The Office?

Most people adhere to the recommended routine of brushing their teeth at least twice a day. Those two times a day for most people are in the morning and right before bed. While both of these times are important (especially before going to sleep), many people do not brush during the day. Whether it is… Read more »

4 Tips For A Smile-Healthy Breakfast

It’s officially fall in Olathe, KS today. Autumn can often mean slowing down a bit to enjoy life, but sometimes, schedules can stay hectic. Hectic schedules can mean skipping breakfast or grabbing something from a drive-thru. However, there is a reason that breakfast is known as the “most important meal of the day.” It sets… Read more »

Should I Be Cleaning My Tongue?

Nearly all of us learn how to brush and floss when we are children. Some people are taught to clean their tongue in this oral hygiene routine while some others are not taught to do that at all. So, the question stands. Do you need to clean your tongue every day? Do you need to… Read more »

Tips For Smile Health Even While On Vacation

Olathe, Kansas is a wonderful town, but sometimes a family just needs to see some new landscape. Summer vacations may mean loading the family in the car for a short road trip to a nearby destination, maybe a trip farther away in a plane, or maybe just the parents getaway. Whatever type of vacation (or… Read more »

Are You Afraid Of Going To The Dentist?

Millions of Americans have a legitimate fear or phobia about visiting the dentist. Which means that if you share this fear, you are not alone. Even in Olathe, KS, there are probably lots of folks that feel the same way. While the fear may be common, it can be dangerous to your smile when not… Read more »

Is Your Sweet Tooth A Problem?

When you get a sweet tooth, it means that you get a hankering for food and drink containing sugar. Too much sugar consumption contributes to tooth decay in your smile. Sugar itself does not cause decay of tooth enamel, but when the plaque bacteria in your mouth is exposed to sugar, it becomes erosive acid…. Read more »