Image of a dog's tongue licking a woman's face to illustrate the need to brush the tongue

Don’t Forget to Brush Your… Tongue

For the most part, everyone knows that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. But did you know that you should be cleaning your tongue as well? Why brush your tongue? Your tongue is covered in taste buds, crevices, and other structures that make the perfect little […]

Good oral health can prevent breast cancer. October calendar with a 'get checked' reminder for breast cancer awareness month

How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in general – point to […]

To floss or not to floss? The importance of flossing has recently been questioned.

Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

  There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According […]

Young kid with missing bottom tooth

Saving Space for Permanent Teeth with a Space Maintainer

Dr. Mundy, your local Fishers dentist, hears patients ask about their child’s lost teeth and what they should do about the space. If your little one’s teeth have begun to fall out, and their permanent replacements appear to be lagging far behind, you may wish to consider a space maintainer to minimize future orthodontic work. Believe […]

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7 Dental Health Tips For Travel From Your Fishers Dentist

It can be easy to neglect your oral hygiene habits when traveling; after all, you’re away from home and out of your normal routine. With a little advance planning and these helpful tips from your Fishers Dentist, Dr. Mundy, you can avoid taking a vacation from your dental health during your spring and summer travels! […]

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Help Your Kids Play It Safe With a Sports Mouth Guard

Summer sports season is here! Are your athletes ready to play it safe? True or false: Youth football and hockey players have the highest number of dental-related facial injuries. False. Mouth guards have been mandatory for football, ice hockey, and lacrosse for decades, so the number of facial injuries in these sports has declined dramatically. […]