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Preparing a Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important part of the day, or so says moms everywhere and numerous scientific journals. Why? Because breakfast moves your body out of the fasting state it was in overnight and kick starts your metabolism for the rest of the day. While it might be tempting to skip breakfast because you’re strapped […]

What is an amalgam filling?

Amalgam fillings are the most common fillings out. While the name sounds complicated, these are the silver fillings that many people have. While they’re commonly called silver fillings, they’re actually a mix (amalgamation) of mercury, copper, silver, and tin. Approximately half of the amalgam filling is made of mercury because of it superior strength and […]

Childhood Tooth Decay

At all stages of our lives, tooth decay is a major concern, but recent research has revealed that that is never truer than it is during our youngest years. Children of all ages have been presenting with greater instances of tooth decay, creating a movement among dentists to have children in to see their dentist […]

First Visit by age 1

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby, whether it’s your first child or your third, it’s always a new adventure in parenting. If you’ve been down this road before then this information isn’t likely to be new for you, but it’s worth a little refresher course. “When should I take my baby to see […]

Establishing a Dental Home

Your dental home is the place where you will get consistent treatment and care for your oral health. The dental home allows a patient to stay established with a dentist. The more a person feels like they know their dentist and are comfortable with him/her, the more likely they are to be open and honest […]

The Importance of Primary Teeth

Oftentimes people think that baby teeth or primary teeth aren’t important. After all, these teeth fall out. And if they fall out they can’t be all that valuable. This kind of thinking, however, it what causes thousands and thousands of patients to run into oral problems later in life. Primary teeth play an important role […]

Mouthguards

Summer is just around the corner and if your kids aren’t out for summer break yet, they will be. With all the summer fun comes the increased risk of injury to your child’s mouth. Sports like basketball, football, soccer, and baseball all carry an inherent risk of facial injury. Some of the most common reasons […]

Special Needs Patients

Finding someone to trust with your child is both a scary and daunting task. When you have a child with special needs, it can be even more stressful. After all, your goal as a parent is to find a dentist who is patient and knowledgeable enough to care for your child. Dr. Swati Singh is […]

Orthodontic Timing

Some folks just have a winning smile right out the gate. Perfectly straight pearly whites that don’t require much in the way of dental intervention. The rest of us however can often benefit from a bit of help from our trusted dentist. To get your children started on the right foot, with a beaming smile […]

Hospital Dentistry Brings Balance and Comfort to Children in Hospitals

As a parent, you want to make the best decisions for your child’s wellbeing. You feed them nutritious meals, send them to good schools, and put them in after school programs. You want them to be happy. As the parent of a sick child, you might strive extra hard to make your child more comfortable […]