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Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?

A study conducted in Washington State in 2004 and another conducted in Madrid, Spain in 2012 both reported findings that support a direct relationship between parents’ dental fear and their Read More

Head Off a Crossbite at the Pass With This Orthodontic Appliance

At what age should you begin treating a poor bite? Many might say with braces around late childhood or early adolescence. But some bite problems could be addressed earlier—with Read More

The Consequences of Sports and Energy Drinks

They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at Main Dental Care, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read More

Here's Good Advice for Your College Student To Protect Their Dental Health

As summer wanes, thousands of high school grads will begin the new adventure called college. For many of these "freshmen," it will also be their first taste of true Read More

Carbs and Cavities

The Good News Carbohydrates are one of the body’s essential macronutrients (along with protein and fat). We use carbs to convert the food we eat into energy. How does this work? Read More

How You Too Could Have Lindsey Vonn's Viral Video Smile Makeover

Instagram, America's humongous digital photo and video album, is chock-full of the silly, mundane, and poignant moments of people's everyday lives. That includes celebrities: Tom Hanks buying a used Read More

Diet Soda vs. Regular Soda: Which is better for teeth?

When most patients ask the doctor this question, they're thinking strictly about sugar content — cut out the bacteria-feeding sugar that's present in regular soda by opting for a diet Read More

What exactly is tinnitus?

It’s estimated that about one in every five people is affected by tinnitus, which is a ringing or noise in the ears. But tinnitus isn’t a condition in itself; it’s Read More

See Your Dentist First Before Using a Home Teeth Whitening Kit

Are your stained teeth bumming you out? There's good news—you can transform that dull and dingy smile yourself with a tooth whitening product. There are dozens of over-the-counter whitening kits Read More

Football Season? Practice Dental Defense

It’s finally football season, and whether you’re on the field, at the game, or watching at home with friends, it’s time to work on some defensive dental strategies. Taking the Field If Read More

If You Find Flossing Too Difficult, Try a Water Flosser

Dental plaque, that gritty bacterial film coating your teeth, is the top cause for tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. You can see and feel a lot of it—but Read More

Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last Read More

There Are a Several Possible Causes for a Gummy Smile

Besides straight and translucent teeth, an attractive smile has another important component: balance. In a great smile, the visible areas of the teeth and gums are in balanced proportion Read More

Recovering from Oral Surgery

If you need oral surgery, the doctor and our team will use our expertise and training to ensure that you have the best possible surgical outcome. And we want to Read More

Make your child’s next visit to our office great!

If you have been bringing your baby in for regular checkups since that first tooth arrived, you might expect that he or she is already familiar with the doctor and Read More

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