1. Protecting Your Teeth From Sweets Over the Holidays

    This holiday season is filled with lots of temptations. From peppermint patties and Santa cookies to sugar plums, homemade caramels, fudge, and Grandma’s infamous fruitcake, sweets are a permanent part of December’s menu.  But if you’re worried about the health of your teeth, all of these sugary temptations can start to take a toll. But at First Hill Dental Center, …Read More

  2. Candy and Your Children’s Teeth This Halloween

    When you have young children, tooth health is always something you’re worried about — especially when Halloween rolls around. But that also doesn’t mean your children shouldn’t enjoy some of their candy this Halloween. At First Hill Dental Center, we are here with everything you want to know about your children’s teeth and candy. From the best and worst candy to …Read More

  3. What Happens at Your First Pediatric Dentist Visit

    Taking your child to the dentist for the first time is an important milestone. That appointment starts your child’s relationship with their family dental care office and introduces them to their dentist.   But how do you know what to expect at that first appointment? This post is here to help you know what your dentist will go over during your first pediatric appointme…Read More

  4. Tips for Celebrating Back to School with a White Smile

    Back to school time means doctors appointments, school shopping, and new classes. But back to school is also a great time to get your child back to the dentist for their routine dental cleaning.  Today, we’re going to talk through some tips and tricks that will help your child keep their white smile all year long! If you need to schedule your child for their next dental…Read More

  5. The Cost of Bad Dental Health

    No matter how many times we hear about the importance of brushing, flossing, and scheduling dental appointments, we still struggle when it comes to good oral health routines. There are many factors involved when it comes to putting dental health on the back-burner. Think about dental health compared to weight loss. Dental Care vs. Weight Loss If you eat processed foods and…Read More

  6. Everything You Need to Know About Canker Sores

    If you’ve experienced a canker sore in the past, you’ll know how aggravating they can be. The feeling that you can’t eat or even talk without the sore getting in the way, or fear of accidentally biting it again, is more than frustrating. So how can you prevent them from happening in the future? What is the cause of these annoying sores? Is it something that you shoul…Read More

  7. What to Expect From a Dental Cleaning

    A trip to the dentist isn’t something most people look forward to, but with common diets consisting of sugary drinks and habits that lead to unhealthy teeth, they are needed more than ever. The whole family will benefit from regular dental care. Family dental care can prevent tooth decay, remove the buildup of plaque, and determine if fillings or other procedures are nee…Read More