Students and Oral Health

It’s that time of year again! “Senioritis” fills the high school halls as seniors in high school prepare for the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. High school graduation is right around the corner. While some students will be continuing their education elsewhere, others will be moving into the working world.…

Dental Cleaning Frequency

How often patients have cleanings is determined by a number of factors. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of answer. The most common intervals for dental cleanings are three months, four months, or six months. In rare cases, some patients require monthly or bi-monthly cleanings. Let’s look at some factors that determine cleaning frequency. Gum Health…

Tooth Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that the practice of making New Year’s resolutions began almost 4,000 years ago? Ancient Babylonians, when their new year came around, made a promise to the gods that they would pay all debts and return anything they borrowed. Today, it’s still a very common practice, whether you’re successful at following through or…

Back To School and Oral Health

It’s that time of year again! Kids are going back to school and families are trying to get used to new routines. Unfortunately, it’s easy to let our oral health take a back seat when things get busy and schedules change. Let’s take a look at some potential oral hygiene problems that can arise with…

Mouthwash Decisions

With so many options for EVERYTHING these days, it’s often hard to make the right decision. The dental aisle is no different. A mouthwash can be a beneficial addition to a dental routine. However, how do you know which one is best for you? Types of Mouthwash Fluoride Mouthwash Fluoride is a mineral that helps…

Vacation Dental Tips

School is out for summer! It is time to have fun at the pool and relax with the family. Taking a vacation may also finally be in the cards! Whether you are going to the beach or the mountains this year, remember to bring your dental hygiene aids with you! Vacation doesn’t prevent cavities! Here…

Oral Care For Kids of All Ages

As an adult, your oral care routine tends to remain fairly static for a large part of your life. You brush and floss. Perhaps, you rinse. Unless you need prosthetics, that’s about all you’ll ever do. However, what about your kids?  What sort of oral care routine should they follow? Is it the same as…

Proper Oral Hygiene

Do you have proper oral hygiene?  Are you confused about what exactly that means?  What does proper oral hygiene entail? Fortunately, Adams and Cheek Dentistry is here to help! October is National Dental Hygiene month. To help recognize this important month, we wanted to review the importance of proper oral hygiene. First and foremost, everyone’s…

High School Seniors and Oral Health

It’s that time of year again! “Senioritis” fills the high school halls as seniors in high school prepare for the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. High school graduation is right around the corner. While some students will be continuing their education elsewhere, others will be moving into the working world.…