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…Read More
Best At-Home Dental Care Products
You probably see the dentist twice a year for a cleaning. However, you spend 365 days a year taking care of your dental health at home. In order to achieve optimal oral health at home, you need to use the…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
What is TMJ Disorder?
Like our knees and hips, our jaws have joints as well. The joint that connects the lower jaw to the temporal bone on the skull is called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). When this joint experiences various symptoms like pain or…Read More
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…Read More
Downtown Dental Group’s Guide to Oral Health
Downtown Dental Group was founded on the belief that every patient should be well informed about their oral health and use that knowledge to make decisions about their care. Located in Manhattan, Kansas, we are proud to serve the Little…Read More
When to Bring Baby To the Dentist
Truth is, it is never too early to bring your baby to see the dentist. At Downtown Dental Group, we recommend that you bring your baby in for a “Get Acquainted” visit as soon as their first tooth comes in.…Read More
The Importance of Regular Dental Visits
Just like routine maintenance on your car to prevent larger problems, like an oil change, everyone needs routine maintenance on their teeth and gums. Even if you brush and floss twice every day, a dental visit is still required to…Read More