Are Your Wisdom Teeth Helping or Hurting?

When our ancestors roamed the earth, the third molars, or wisdom teeth, were necessary to help chew the kinds of food they ate. Our diets have since evolved, making these third molars superfluous, and in fact, problematic since our jaws are smaller than theirs, so there isn’t really room for these extra teeth. This means that when they come in,... read more »

Dental Sealants are an Inexpensive way Protect the Biting Surface on Molars

Maintaining your child’s teeth helps get them started in the right direction towards an adult life of good oral health. It’s not uncommon for the biting surface on your child’s permanent molars to have deep pits and contours. Deeply contoured or pitted biting surfaces can sometimes be a challenge to completely brush clean. If food particles and plaque get stuck... read more »