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Twice-A-Year Teeth Cleaning

Twice-A-Year Teeth Cleaning

Why do I need to get my teeth cleaned every six months? We all know how important it is to get a physical annually, but why do we need to get our teeth cleaned every six months? Oral health is connected to your overall health so the two go hand in hand. In efforts to...

Welcome Dr. Juliana Hall to DDG

Welcome Dr. Juliana Hall to DDG

Hello and we hope 2021 is going to be a wonderful relief for all! We have some exciting news we would like to share with our Downtown Dental Group family of patients.  We are welcoming Dr. Juliana Hall to Manhattan and are fortunate that she will be taking over the...

Teeth Health Summer Snacks

Teeth Health Summer Snacks

As we enter into the hottest months of the year it is easy to grab surgery frozen treats to cool us down, but there are healthier options. Foods like popsicles and ice cream may sound like the perfect cool me down, but they are very hard on your teeth and overall health. Here are a few options we like to grab for in the hot summer months.

Teething Tips From the Experts

Teething Tips From the Experts

Teething can be a challenging phase for both babies and parents. It is hard to know how to help, so we asked our in house experts! The DDG Hygiene team got together to answer a few of the questions we get frequently from patients with teething children.

Travel Tips for Dental Health

Travel Tips for Dental Health

Spring break and summer vacation are busy travel seasons for many of you. While you travel, don’t let your dental health go to the wayside. Here are some easy tips to remember to maintain your optimal oral health. Let Your Toothbrush Dry Before you pack your...

Optimal Oral Health | Dental Care Explained

Optimal Oral Health | Dental Care Explained

Downtown Dental Group in Manhattan, Kansas was founded on the belief that every patient should be well informed about how to achieve optimal oral health through dental care. Each patient that walks through our doors is on a different path to optimal oral health, and...

Is a Manual or Electric Toothbrush Better?

Is a Manual or Electric Toothbrush Better?

Many patients who come to our dental office ask us if we recommend manual or electric toothbrushes. While the American Dental Association has said that both styles of toothbrushes are effective at removing plaque, many people don’t realize that there is a difference...

What are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

What are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

We are all familiar with the fact that sugar and cavities are directly related, but not all patients know why that is the case. In essence, sugar aides in the growth of bad bacterias and acids in your mouth that cause tooth decay. Here, we will walk you through the...