Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Whether it’s eating their vegetables, taking a bath, going to bed on time, or brushing their teeth we all know kids have a mind of their own and their first reaction is sometimes a stern “NO!” Today, we have a particular interest in your kids oral health and want to share out best advice to …

You Won’t Believe What a Dentist Might Find

You won’t believe what a dentist might find even if you brush twice a day and floss regularly. Doing those two daily activities are the bare minimum when it comes to your oral health. Flossing regularly is critical to ensuring your teeth and gums remain healthy. It prevents bad breath, cavities, infections, gum disease, and …

Dr. Rizza’s Guide to Surviving Halloween Candy

Does this sound familiar? Your kids comes home, after hours of hard work, steps and adorable or scary “Trick or Treat” chiming and proudly dumps their loot and all you can think about is how unhealthy every piece is. Every parent has to decide how to handle the overindulgence of candy, in a world where …

Why Your Teeth Get Stained

Let’s talk about why teeth stain or discolor. A stain that happens on the surface of your took is Extrinsic. These are usually smoking, red wine, coffee, soda, tea stains and, with treatment, can be removed to restore the tooth to a more white color. These respond to cleanings, and whitening toothpastes and over the …