What Does Sugar Do To You?

  • September 29, 2015

Does sugar damage teeth? YOU BET! Sweets. You probably love them. There aren’t a whole lot of people who don’t, and that’s part of the problem! With America’s growing sweet tooth has come a whole bunch of problems. For us at Shorewood Family Dental Care it’s tooth decay and gum disease, but that’s hardly the extent of it! Sugar causes a lot of problems for your entire body, not just your


The Fluoride Facts

  • September 17, 2015

Protecting your teeth can take a lot of work, especially with all the foods out there that attack and damage them throughout the day! At Shorewood Family Dental Care we try hard to make sure your teeth stay healthy through regular cleanings and exams but there are other things you


Gum Disease Gone Wild!

  • August 29, 2015

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is an incredibly common affliction. If you’ve ever experienced inflammation of your gums, bleeding when brushing, puffy gums, receding gums, or a change in your gums color? Then you may be experiencing gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease! Don’t panic


Laser Dentistry: The Future Is Now!

  • August 21, 2015

It’s the standard weapon of science fiction stories everywhere: the laser. From stormtroopers to the crew of the Jupiter 2 in Lost In Space, laser weapons are universal in the fictional future! Made of focused light beams, lasers were first made in 1960 and have captivated storytellers and engineers ever


Preparing Your Child For Dental Success

  • August 17, 2015

Photo of happy girls with handsome lads in front smiling at camera You might not think that your child’s first set of teeth is as important as their adult ones, but that isn’t true! Taking care of the first set of teeth with proper kids dental care is essential in preparing them for a healthy set of


Tooth Protection Tips!

  • August 9, 2015

In our previous blog post we discussed a few things that might be damaging your teeth without you realizing it. This time around we’re going to talk about some stuff you might already be doing that’s great for your teeth. If you don’t already know these tooth protection tips, then


What’s Secretly Ruining Your Teeth?

  • August 5, 2015

There are few things more important to optimum health than eating well. Lots of us are fans of food, and that means sugary snacks too. You’ve probably been told countless times how sugar is bad for your teeth and is one of the main causes of tooth decay. And if


The Facts About Fillings

  • August 1, 2015

It’s a pretty good chance that you know someone with a filling, or that you have one or two yourself! What kind of fillings do you have: ugly, grey metal ones? That metal, called amalgam is a blend of metals that hardens nicely in place. However, amalgam fillings have a lot of drawbacks that you might not know about! Today


Picture Perfect Oral Health

  • June 14, 2015

It’s often said that “A picture is worth 1,000 words”. So how much is 1,000 words? It’s actually not very much (you can do this experiment at home, kids). 1,000 words is a little more than one and a half pages of text on standard-sized printer paper. At Shorewood Family


Laser Dentistry at Shorewood Family Dental Care

  • June 14, 2015

Lasers are cool; ask any kid what a laser is, and that’s probably fairly close to the answer you’ll get. In fact, as a kid-friendly childrens dentistry, weve heard it many times. At Shorewood Family Dental Care, we have been providing families