Blog

  • Medication Can Lead To Xerostomia in Women
    Xerostomia, otherwise known as dry mouth, can be a side effect of many common medications. Drugs used for blood pressure, birth control, antidepressants, or cancer treatments may cause the dry Read more
  • Don’t procrastinate about dental work!
    When you have dental issues or just need routine care, you may try to put off making an appointment at David B. Bernard, DDS Family Dentistry. Common reasons for procrastination Read more
  • Can I use mouthwash instead of flossing?
    While mouthwash goes a long way in improving your oral care, it is not a substitute for flossing. Mouthwashes and flossing provide different benefits that you should understand. Mouthwash Benefits Mouthwash comes Read more
  • Tooth Protection and Winter Sports
    Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read more
  • Healthy Resolutions for Healthy Teeth
    Every January 1st, you have your resolutions ready. No more nail biting. Lose ten pounds. Stop smoking. None of us are happy about those annoying bad habits we’ve picked up Read more
  • The Link Between Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health
    When patients of David B. Bernard, DDS Family Dentistry hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely Read more
  • Pregnancy: What should I know about my oral care?
    the doctor and our team at David B. Bernard, DDS Family Dentistry know this is an exciting time as you anticipate the arrival of your new little one. We want Read more
  • Whitening Teeth with Braces
    Now that you are working hard to improve your dental health and appearance with your braces, it might seem like a logical time to whiten your teeth as well. But Read more
  • Toothaches and Abscesses
    With the doctor, emergency dental care is only a phone call away. Dental problems are uncomfortable and should always be treated as soon as possible to prevent them from getting Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At David B. Bernard, DDS Family Dentistry we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel Read more
  • Is there a connection between oral health and school performance?
    As a parent, you want the best for your children, and that includes doing their best in school. You can support them by taking an interest in their activities, being Read more
  • How can veneers improve my smile?
    the doctor and our team at David B. Bernard, DDS Family Dentistry know your smile is an important part of your appearance; it can be a source of pride or Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!
    All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read more
  • How Often Should You Have Your Teeth Cleaned?
    That’s a good question! But first, we’re going to do that roundabout thing where we consider other questions before circling back to our original topic. Trust us, we’ll get there! Why Read more
  • Headaches, TMJ, and Dentistry
    That ache in your head may stem from your jaw. If your jaw falls out of alignment, you could have temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. It's not clear what causes TMD. Read more