Holiday Food that’s Bad for Your Teeth

With holiday parties filling up our schedules, many of us can’t avoid expanding our waistlines a little this winter. While we promise ourselves that we’ll burn off those excess calories in the new year, some of our favorite holiday foods can cause lasting damage to our teeth. Here are some foods you should avoid this… Read More »

The Science of Smiles

A smile is more than just showing off your beautiful pearly whites; it’s the universal symbol of happiness and joy. Did you know that there’s actually a scientific reason behind why smiling makes us happy, and why being happy makes us smile? Smiling and Your Brain Smiling is a part of a positive feedback loop… Read More »

Famous Monster Teeth

Halloween spirit is in the air, and that means it’s time to talk about monsters—specifically, hall-of-fame monster teeth. Teeth are often the most terrifying part of a monster, and the following baddies take full advantage of that. Jaws The shark so nice they named it twice—well, at least they named it after its most terrifying… Read More »

Wacky, Wonderful Toothpaste Flavors

If you’re anything like us, you enjoy some variety in your life to keep things interesting. For example, cereal is wonderful, but it’s nice to switch things up and enjoy some eggs or even French toast occasionally. So, why not extend this adventurous spirit to your toothpaste? Goodbye, plain old mint toothpaste. Hello…bacon? Everyone, especially… Read More »

5 Key Things for a Healthy Mouth

At Buck Family Dental, we pride ourselves on offering comprehensive dental care. From exams to teeth whitening to root canals, Dr. Bishop and the rest of our team are committed to fulfilling your preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dental needs. We believe in educating our patients on how they can care for and preserve their smiles,… Read More »

Tooth Extractions Aftercare

After a tooth extraction, it’s important to follow your dentist’s guidelines for aftercare so you can enjoy a smooth and speedy recovery. We don’t want you to accidentally do something that might set back your healing process! Here is an outline of what you should and shouldn’t do right after you get a tooth extracted:… Read More »

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

Maybe you’ve just smiled for a photo or you’re in the bathroom checking out your reflection when you’re caught off guard by yellow teeth. Now how did that happen?! There are plenty of reasons why pearly whites can turn into, well, dull yellows. We’ve listed out some of the main causes behind tooth discoloration. Genetics… Read More »

Best Ways to Brush Teeth Without a Toothbrush

Have you ever forgotten your toothbrush on a trip and panicked? It’s hard to think about brushing your teeth without it, but there are ways to maintain your beautiful smile and dental health even when there’s no toothbrush in sight. No Toothbrush, No Problem If you have toothpaste with you, one way to brush your… Read More »

What Is Preventive Dental Care?

If you’ve ever heard the proverb, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, then you have a basic understanding of preventive care. When it comes to your mouth, things are only a little more complicated. Dental disease is almost entirely preventable: an apple a day isn’t quite enough to keep the dentist at bay,… Read More »

Are Dental Veneers Right for Me?

At Buck Family Dental, we want you to love your smile. No matter your health needs or cosmetic goals, we are committed to working with you to ensure that you love the way your smile looks. If you want to improve the appearance of your teeth, dental veneers may be a good option for you.… Read More »