BRUSH UP ON YOUR CHILD’S ORAL HEALTH WITH THESE HELPFUL TIPS

It’s never too early to focus on your child’s dental health. Each February, the American Dental Association recognizes the importance of dental hygiene for children by celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month. This serves as a reminder for all parents and caregivers to reinforce these essential habits for our children and educate them on the steps that can be taken to create a healthy smile.  Read more

WHAT EXACTLY DOES YOUR HYGIENIST DO?

Twice a year, sometimes more, your visit to the dental office includes a professional cleaning and examination by a dental hygienist. Your hygienist plays an important role in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. But what exactly is involved in the dental cleaning process? Read more

The Importance of Oral Health as Your Kids Head Back to School

As summer winds down and the hustle and bustle of the school year is upon us, it’s easy to forget about those upcoming dental appointments. Keeping up with your child’s oral health is essential for not only a healthy mouth but overall physical wellness. Read more

Summer Tips For Wearing Braces

The long-awaited summer season may be here, but don’t take a vacation from caring for your braces! While school is in session, a daily routine is almost second nature; but summer vacation for many means sleeping in and staying up later causing the ‘normal’ oral hygiene routine to suffer. Neglecting your brushing and flossing regimen can have a negative impact on your oral health.  Read more

Achieving a Healthy and Beautiful Smile

Your smile is one of the first features others notice, yet many times it can be overlooked when maintaining your overall health. National Smile Month raises awareness for better oral health with this year’s theme: “Brush for Better Health.” According to the Oral Health Foundation, there are four key messages for better oral health: Read more

BE “MOUTHAWARE” DURING ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, “an estimated 54,600 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. Forty-three percent of those will not survive longer than five years, and many who survive will suffer from long-term problems, such as severe facial disfigurement or difficulties with eating and speaking.”  Read more

Maintaining Your Child’s Healthy Smile

February was Children’s Dental Health Month, a nationally recognized program to promote the importance of caring for our children’s teeth and encouraging healthy habits. According to the Centers for Disease and Control, cavities are the most common chronic disease of childhood, yet they are highly preventable. Untreated cavities can cause pain and infection, sometimes leading to problems with speaking and eating.  Read more

DENTAL HEALTH RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Everyone knows that with a “new year” comes a set of resolutions or promises to one’s self for the coming year. Many times the resolutions focus on the improvement of your health and well-being going into a new year. By choosing to incorporate dental health into your overall wellness goals, you are one step closer to a healthier you! Read more

BE THANKFUL FOR YOUR SMILE

This is the season to be thankful. So why not be grateful for your smile? Weaver, Reckner, and Reinhart Dental Associates reminds you to take care of yourself by implementing good oral hygiene habits all year long. Read more

Five Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Your smile can be one of the first things noticed about you. Yet, many people still don’t put enough emphasis on their oral health. Untreated cavities can cause pain and infections, which can spread to other areas and have serious health side effects.  Read more