The battle against tooth decay is a constant and challenging one for children. Constant because there are always bacteria in the mouth just waiting to erode tooth enamel and start a cavity; challenging because little ones may not have the patience or dexterity to brush and floss well. Fortunately, your family dentist in Springfield can help. We apply dental sealants to children’s bicuspids and molars to effectively block nasty bacteria from reaching the biting surfaces of teeth.
March 13, 2018
September 15, 2017
C-O-F-F-E-E! For some, their coffee is ready even before they get out of bed in the morning. For others, coffee represents a way to socialize with friends, meet a client or just relax after a long day. Whatever coffee means to you, there are ways to order this ubiquitous drink that will have less impact on your teeth. Read on for tips from a family dentist in Springfield.
July 24, 2017
Bon Voyage! Have a safe trip! Send pictures! If you’re about to head out on a family vacation, you’re probably thinking about what to pack for yourself and the kids, who will get your mail while you’re away and all the fun you’ll have on your trip. That’s all great—but don’t forget you still need to make sure everyone takes care of his or her smiles while on vacation. Here are some tips from a family dentist in Springfield.
May 15, 2017
Open your refrigerator and you might find foods or beverages that have been there long past the expiration date. Some are probably safe for a short time longer, but others need to be thrown out sooner rather than later for the health and safety of your family. But what about dental products? Did you even know that they have expiration dates, too? Fact of the matter is they do, and they are worth paying attention to. Here’s some helpful advice from a family dentist in Springfield.
March 17, 2017
Can you believe that we’re more than halfway through the month of March already? Life is just so busy that the days just seem to roll into weeks, and the weeks roll into months—you get the idea. But no matter how life gets, you owe it to yourself and your family to stay on track with six-month dental checkups. These regularly scheduled visits to see Springfield dentist Dr. Olson and his team can truly help prevent dental problems from developing.