Teeth Cleaning

8 Ways to Help Your Kids Brush Their Teeth Regularly

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / March 9, 2021 /

Make teeth brushing a healthy habit for your children. Your children might be little, but it’s never too early to teach them the importance of a great dental care routine. This includes brushing and flossing their teeth twice per day, along with eating healthy foods and staying up to date on their visits to the…

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How Childhood Stress Affects Your Teeth

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / May 11, 2018 /

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.106″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|”][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.8″] Stress can affect everyone, including us as children. In this article we wanted to take a look at how childhood stress affects your teeth. Stress: The Great Equalizer Childhood is hard on both the kid and the parents. There’s teething and nightmares, scraped knees and runny noses, and let…

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Even Tiny Humans Need Healthy Smiles

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / February 16, 2018 /

Even the tiniest humans need healthy smiles. Here’s how to get them. As a new parent, it is imperative that our baby is safe and sound in this world, while instilling good life lessons to carry them through their lives. Parents usually provide oral hygiene care until their child is old enough while teaching them…

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New Year, New Smile: Dental Health Habits To Keep

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / January 17, 2018 /

As you start this new year, here are a few dental health habits to start and keep in 2018. Are you still keeping up with your resolutions? We know that it’s tough to make great changes easily. But when it comes to our health, any changes made for the better are going to be great…

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Give Thanks for Your Teeth: Thanksgiving Dental Health

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / November 23, 2017 /

Thanksgiving is a holiday all about giving thanks and breaking bread with the people in your life. Unfortunately, we rarely consider our dental health during these types of holidays. Our mouths are susceptible to much more because of it is where we ingest almost everything into our bodies, both good and bad. And because we…

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Movember Dental Tips – Take Care of Your Man Face

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / November 14, 2017 /

It’s the time of year we see the men in the world become much hairier in the face. Consider these Movember Dental Tips as you hang out with your new mountain man. November is the “month of the moustache” to raise awareness of men’s health issues. And they need it – men aren’t the most…

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How Breast Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Teeth

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / October 25, 2017 /

All cancers are terrible. Not only can it affect everyone around us, but it never seems to just affect a single area. Not only is your body hurting, but the treatment for it isn’t fun either. Something that isn’t often talked about is how breast cancer treatment can affect your teeth. People under treatment for…

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Time to Celebrate Dental Hygiene

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / October 17, 2017 /

When October rolls around every year, a parent begins to put up their sugar radars. After all, Halloween’s sole purpose seems to be centered around sugar consumption. So, it is quite apropos that each October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) celebrates National Dental Hygiene Month. We all know that the way to a healthy…

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The Importance of Flossing for Your Teeth and Oral Health

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / September 12, 2016 /

Let’s take a minute to understand the importance of flossing when it comes to your teeth. There was a recent report that stated that flossing wasn’t an important part of your daily dental regime. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Unfortunately, as important as oral health is to our overall well-being, we really have…

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National Smile Week – A Smile Is a Powerful Tool

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / August 9, 2016 /

It’s National Smile Week! Make your smile powerful!! Problems with your smile? In this superficial day and age, having crooked teeth is more of an issue than it really should be. As an adolescent, you get teased and may not get a lot of dates, so it can turn out to be a tough road…

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