October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Are You Having Trouble Flossing?

Flossing is a very important part of cleaning your teeth. The areas between your teeth are prime places for food debris, bacteria and plaque to accumulate and you can’t reach those areas with your toothbrush. As our dentists, Dr. Zachary Bird and Dr. Albert Bird can tell you, for optimum... Read more »

What Your Child Eat Matters to Their Smile

A large part of your child’s oral health is determined by diet. This means that the health of their teeth and gums can be pulled in one direction or another by healthy or unhealthy food. We have provided further insight into the effect of food on teeth and how to... Read more »

Increasing Your Knowledge of Tooth Replacements

To alleviate the risks associated with missing teeth, we invite you to speak with our dentists about your options for replacing them. Even a single lost tooth can create a downturn in your oral health, oral hygiene and other aspects of your dental care. Any missing tooth needs to be... Read more »

Dental Bridges and the Advantages They Offer

Our dentists at Bird Family Dentistry can provide a dental bridge in the event of lost permanent teeth to protect your oral health by filling the gap. This is a replacement tooth or teeth fused between two dental crowns that use your remaining teeth or dental implants as anchors. Below... Read more »

Facts About Bad Breath

Do you ever suffer from bad breath? If so, you’re likely inconvenienced like many other people are by this issue. One thing that can help is knowing all about bad breath. This can help you by giving you ideas of how to deal with and treat your bad breath. So,... Read more »

Give Your Smile an Extra Clean with Mouthwash or Gum

Foundational dental habits such as visits to the dentist and brushing and flossing your teeth are very important to your oral care, but there are times when you may need additional oral care techniques to give your mouth an extra clean. You may find that rinsing with mouthwash or chewing... Read more »