Springtime Renewal: 5 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Smile!

Even though there may still be snow on the ground in Maine when you read this, Spring is just around the corner!  With each wonderous bulb that pops up, Spring brings the promise of renewal and growth.  Why not apply the spirit of Spring to your smile? Cosmetic...
Season of Giving: FDA’s Favorite Dental Charities

Season of Giving: FDA’s Favorite Dental Charities

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to give back! Healthy smiles are one of the best gifts, and we believe that everyone should have access to oral health care.  That’s why we work with Dental Lifeline and Dancing with the Dentists to help people in our community...
Pop Quiz! Test Your Knowledge of Basic Dental Health

Pop Quiz! Test Your Knowledge of Basic Dental Health

Welcome to Dental Health 101!  Educating our patients is one of our top priorities at FDA, and we thought it would be fun to test your knowledge of some oral health care basics with a pop quiz!  Relax, this won’t impact your final grade. ????  So, grab your...
Jaws: Grinding, Clenching, Popping

Jaws: Grinding, Clenching, Popping

When was the last time you checked in with your jaw?  In these stressful times, perhaps you’ve noticed that you clench or grind your teeth more frequently, or that your jaw has begun to pop as you chew or talk.   While occasional grinding or clenching may not be...
Home for the Holidays: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy!

Home for the Holidays: 5 Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy!

“Home for the Holidays” has a whole new meaning this year.  Many of us are recalibrating our holiday celebrations to keep our loved ones and community safe.  In the midst of all this change, let’s not forget our dental health commitment!  To keep it simple for you, we...
Causes–and Complications–of Dry Mouth

Causes–and Complications–of Dry Mouth

Did you know that saliva is the mouth’s primary defense against tooth decay?  We speak the truth…saliva is a really big deal!  Saliva helps wash away food, fortify your teeth with minerals,  and neutralize acids produced by bacteria in the mouth.  It is crucial to...