August is here and that means school time is near. Are you and your kids ready for the new school year? Read our blog post for 5 back-to-school dental tips for a healthy mouth. Contact us to schedule back-to-school dental checkups for the entire family!
Too often, dental costs can seem prohibitively expensive. But don’t lose hope: there are many things you can do to invest in care now and save a significant amount of money in the future. Overall, preventative care is the best type of care. This means if you take care of small problems now, they won’t[…]
When you are traveling for business or vacation, it can be tough to give yourself the best dental care that your teeth need. You may be working such long hours at the office or busy juggling work, school, and your household that you are seemingly always on the go. Follow these for great on-the-go dental care[…]
We often get patients asking how they can straighten their teeth without having to wear bulky, metal braces. We like to give our patients lots of options, and our two favorite options for adults who don’t want to wear traditional braces are Six Month Smiles® and Invisalign® Invisible Braces. Both options are wonderful, discreet ways[…]
National Smile Month is an annual campaign promoting oral health and wellness. Each year, thousands of individuals and companies band together to promote dental wellness across the globe. The campaign officially runs May 16th through June 16th, but we like to celebrate it year-round! Naturally, at Mission Hills Family Dental, we can’t help but be all[…]
Summer is a great time for soaking up Vitamin D and getting plenty of outdoor exercise. Summer foods and drinks are not always so healthy for our teeth, though. Many popular summer foods and drinks will stain and damage your teeth and gums. Here is a list of foods to avoid to keep your dental[…]
Electric toothbrushes are more affordable than ever. It wasn’t long ago that you couldn’t find an electric toothbrush under $200, but many major brands have released affordable versions of electric toothbrushes. You can even find electric toothbrushes for children that are smaller and designed for kids under the age of ten. Are these electronic versions[…]
Would you do science experiments on your favorite piece of heirloom furniture? You know, the one handed down through the family for generations. Your mouth (and your body for that matter) is a very special heirloom consisting of the DNA handed down from each side of your family. And it’s functional. You use it every[…]