Is Your Toothbrush BPA-Free?

There are plenty of toxic things in our environment, but did you know that some simple things, like certain toothbrushes, could be made from potentially harmful material too? Some toothbrushes on the market are made with BPA and could be adding toxins to your body. We’ve outlined what you need to know about BPA and […]

The Best Ways to Pull Your Child’s Baby Tooth

When your child’s baby teeth become loose, crazy methods to help them remove those teeth may enter your mind. Your child tells you they can move their tooth, and having heard that, you may start worrying about how long it’ll take to finally fall out. Instead of worrying, why not learn the best ways to pull […]

Chia Fresca: A Healthy Beverage for Your Teeth & Whole Body

You may be wondering what a Chia Fresca is, or you may already know but are unsure of its health benefits. Well, there is much to learn about this new, widely popular beverage with numerous advantages to your health. What Is a Chia Fresca? A Chia Fresca is a refreshing lemonade-style drink that’s main ingredient is chia seeds. This […]

What Happens When You Skip Your Semiannual Dental Cleaning

It’s recommended you visit the dentist every six months for a professional cleaning and a full dental exam, but it’s all too easy to let the months slip by without remembering to schedule an appointment. If you aren’t experiencing any acute dental problems, you might shrug off the importance of getting your teeth cleaned and […]

How to Pay for Your Dentures

If you’re considering getting dentures but wondering about the cost, it’s important to know that covering the expense is manageable even without insurance. We know many people may not have dental insurance that will cover the entire cost of restorative procedures like dentures, but what they may not realize is that there are flexible payment […]

The Best Advice for Caring for Your Teeth

When it comes to taking care of your teeth, you may already know to brush your teeth and go to the dentist regularly, but optimal dental care goes beyond these basics. The more care you put into your oral health now, the better off your teeth will be in the future. Here’s some of the […]

Why Does the Cold Make My Teeth Hurt?

Tooth sensitivity to cold weather and cold food or drinks affects many people. It causes people to avoid eating their favorite sweet foods, drinking that glass of wine and even smiling just because they’re outdoors! With Dr. Vann’s help, it is possible to get down to the root cause of your tooth sensitivity. Here are a couple of explanations […]

4 Crafty Ideas for Dental Floss this Christmas

At Vann Family Dental, we’ve noticed that there is a chill in the air and the holidays are quickly approaching. Now is the perfect time to start getting crafty with your kids and we love seeing ideas that have that special dentist’s flair. We’ve found some fun and creative ways to use dental floss (we […]