Call it what you will – “pacifier,” “paci,” “binky,” “moopy,” “nuk,” “fuh-fuh” – this amazing little invention has held parents’ sanity in place for generations. Babies are born with several reflexes that help them survive and one of them is sucking. This makes sense! They need to learn how to guzzle down mama’s milk (or formula) since they’re no longer connected to a continual stream of nourishment. Today we’ve got tons of adorable little … [Read more...] about Are Pacifiers Bad for Baby’s Teeth?
Have you heard the buzz about all things charcoal? You’ll find it in a lot of beauty products and health products these days. The claim is that it cleanses and detoxifies. When it comes to your teeth — it’s supposed to brush away stains and give you a beautifully white smile. But is it safe and should you use it? Let’s examine the facts. Why charcoal? Activated charcoal is what you get after processing charcoal (made from things … [Read more...] about Charcoal Toothpaste Facts
Some of us can stride out of our regular dental visits with those beautiful words ringing through our ears: “no cavities.” For others, it seems almost every visit slaps us with the reality that no matter how hard we try to brush and floss, it never seems to keep the cavities at bay. If you’ve been down on yourself for your dental status, it might not be your fault. Instead, you may just be the unlucky inheritor of bad genes. What oral … [Read more...] about Can I Inherit Oral Health Issues from My Parents?
Dental assistants apply their skills and training to make your visit to the dentist productive, safe and as pleasant as possible. March 3-9, 2019, is Dental Assistants Recognition Week, a time to remember the contributions dental assistants make to the dental profession and the dental health care of the public. Parkview Dental want to recognize our amazing assistants... Amy, Vonnie, Haley and Lydia. … [Read more...] about Dental Assistants Recognition Week March 3-9, 2019
Getting a good night's sleep is an important part of everyone's life. If you have a restless night how do you feel the next day? Tired? Unproductive? Crabby? Maybe a combination of of these? Many people deal with disrupted sleep caused by sleep apnea. The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine reports that at least 25 million adults in the United States suffer from sleep apnea. If you think this could be you, know you're not alone. Also, … [Read more...] about Solving Sleep Apnea At The Dentist – Peggy’s Story
Was your #ValentinesDay a little too sweet?! Schedule an appointment and keep that smile looking good for your Valentine! … [Read more...] about Was Your Valentine’s Day A Little Too Sweet?