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There is a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to taking care of your pearly-whites. Here are some dental myths to be aware of. Bleaching Can Weaken Your Teeth Despite what you may hear, undergoing a teeth whitening procedure does not damage your teeth and enamel.  Tooth whitening products, whether applied in-office or…

Electric toothbrush vs Manual toothbrush

Brushing your teeth is the foundation of good oral care and prevention. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), both electric and manual toothbrushes are effective at removing oral plaque that causes decay and disease. Let’s take a look at some the pro’s and con’s for both electric and manual toothbrushes.     Manual Toothbrush Pros…

Are you prone to cavities?

You brush and floss daily and don’t snack on sugary treats, yet you’ve had your fair share of cavities. Your friend, on the other hand, is lax with the dental hygiene and lives on energy drinks and junk food, yet rarely has a cavity. What gives? Cavities, which result from a disease process called dental…

Tooth aches are no fun!

Almost everyone experiences tooth pain at some point in life. If you have a toothache, don’t delay in getting treatment. Magnolia Family Dental can offer affordable care that can relieve your pain and determine the best course of treatment to preserve your tooth. The facts listed below can help you understand more about possible causes…

Make Brushing Fun

Are you struggling to get your child to brush their teeth? We know it can be frustrating, but it is important to continue to encourage them to brush. We hope these tips will help make brushing fun for them and easier for you. Let them practice on a stuffed animal or doll. Brushing can be…

How white are your teeth?

Tips to Prevent Tooth Discoloration Are your teeth not as white as you would like? We would all love white, sparkling teeth! Here is an explanation of why your teeth are not as white as you would like, and how you can prevent it!   There are three types of discoloration: Extrinsic discoloration occurs when…

Why are regular hygiene appointments important?

Summertime is full of fun, and your schedule is packed with activities, or lazy days at home. During the summer, you may have extra time to get the entire family in for their regular hygiene and dental exams. Regular dental maintenance can save you big dollars on reconstruction in the future. Here are a few…

Sweet Summertime & Healthy Teeth

School is out and the weather is warming up! It is time to break out the popsicles and swim suits and enjoy fun with your family and friends! While you are enjoying all the summer has to offer, don’t let keeping your teeth healthy slip your mind. Here are a few tips. 1.       Brush your…

To Eat…Or Not To Eat…

How often do you consider the effect that your favorite foods have on your teeth? Did you know that some foods actually promote good oral health? Check out our list, and be more mindful of what foods you choose. Dentist APPROVED Foods!  1.       Dairy- The calcium in dairy products helps to prevent decay. The casein…