Ways to Help Your Kids Stay on Schedule with Dental Routines

Teaching your children good dental hygiene is an essential part of parenting. But even for the most seasoned parent, practicing healthy dental habits can seem can seem like a losing battle. For whatever reason, children of all ages can be extremely stubborn about dental hygiene. So if you have this struggle with your children, check… Read more »

Oral Piercings & Your Health

While many consider them a form of self-expression, oral piercings can have very real negative effects on your oral health. Not only can a piercing interfere with talking, chewing, and swallowing, but it may also lead to the following: Infection & Swelling As weird as it may sound, the mouth is a moist environment that… Read more »

Do I Need Fluoride Treatment for Healthy Teeth?

Oftentimes people wonder if obtaining fluoride from fluoridated drinking water, toothpaste or mouthwash is enough protection. There are many ways that your body obtains fluoride. Fluoride can be found in your drinking water and toothpaste and will strengthen tooth enamel and help prevent tooth decay. In children under 6 years of age, this fluoride will… Read more »

Secrets of a Healthy Smile

At Michael Giovannini, DDS, we pride ourselves on helping our patients maintain their beautiful, pearly whites. But what can you do to achieve excellent oral health between regular visits? Plenty! Just follow our seven simple secrets to achieve your best smile ever!    7 Secrets for a Healthy Smile 1. Brush after every meal. You’ve probably heard this since… Read more »