Walking down the toothpaste aisle can be overwhelming with all of the choices available – fluoride, whitening, breath strips, spearmint, freshmint… the list goes on and on. But believe it or not, picking the right toothpaste for you can help prevent stained teeth, cavities, gum pain, and even more serious dental issues. If you’re looking […]
Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth. Skip the unnecessary trips to the dentist and “brush up” on these tips and tricks to help you avoid cavities and improve your overall oral health. Brush for two minutes before bed In addition to your morning brushing routine, it’s […]
The American Dental Association and Creason & Weber Family Dentistry recommend that you have regular dental visits every 6 months, but have you ever wondered why that is? It’s because regular dental visits are essential to keeping your teeth and gums healthy and minimizing any problems that may arise in the future. A regular dental […]
Teeth grinding can bring on a range of symptoms including joint pain and headaches. What many people do not know, though, is that this can become a very serious condition with millions of people suffering with it everyday. The great news is that there are treatments available to help ease the pain once and for […]
With the dropping temperature and falling snow it’s easy to get out of your normal routine. But keeping your teeth clean and healthy is one routine that shouldn’t be skipped! This winter is a great time to freshen up and whiten your teeth once and for all. Here are a few tips to help you […]
It can ruin a day in no time at all and stick around even after you’ve tried everything to get rid of it. Bad breath, also referred to as halitosis, is a common symptom that many people suffer from and can be caused by a number of things including cavities, certain foods, and even medication. […]
Halloween is notorious for its candies treats (and some tricks, too). It seems like no matter how hard you try, you can’t help but sneak a few bites of your favorite candy during the holiday. But unfortunately, too much sugar can cause a lot of problems for your teeth and mouth. Here’s a foolproof way […]
Often times, flossing can fall to the wayside when brushing your teeth. But if you get in the habit of skipping this important step, your teeth, gums and mouth are sure to suffer. It’s safe to assume you brush your teeth on a regular schedule, but flossing and brushing can work even better when done […]
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Elizabeth A. Curtis. Dr. Liz loved being a dentist and did so much for her patients and the community that she will be sorely missed. We ask for your prayers of strength and comfort during this time of need for […]
What are the dental issues with Clenching your teeth? Dr. Liz discusses how clenching can lead to broken teeth, dental crowns, tooth loss, and jaw joint problems. If you Clench your teeth watch this video to learn more and find ways to protect your teeth.
Happy Halloween from Drs. Creason, Weber and Curtis. Here are some cute dental costumes from the internet, Enjoy. (To visit original images on the web, click on an image)
Dr. Liz tells you why flossing is good for your health and why NOT flossing CAN hurt you.
Did you know that medications are the most common cause of dry mouth? Why it matters in an article from Delta Dental: http://ow.ly/oZ3Jy
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Check out Dr. Curtis on the Miles of Smiles Dental Van in a recent article in the Holland Sentinel! All the kiddos that day did a great job! I am so proud we have such a great service in our County to help with income-based access to dental care. The bus shows up to schools […]
Having a dental emergency in a foreign country could be scary. Would you know how to select safer dental care abroad? Get the facts by visiting this OSAP.org website and viewing “The Travelers Guide To Safe Dental Care”: http://www.osap.org/?page=TravelersGuide