The Baby Safe Feeder

The Baby Safe Feeder

The Baby Safe Feeder Drs. Allyson and Jason Drew • Aptos, CA Chewing solid, hard food as a babies first food is important for the proper growth and development of the facial bones, the jaws, and the airway. If you are a parent like we are, there is always a concern for choking.  We get…

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety Drs. Jason and Allyson Drew • Aptos Dentist Missing dental appointments due to phobias not only can prolong your dental discomfort, but it can also add to your anxiety because you may feel guilty for missing dental offices. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you…

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Drs. Jason & Allyson Drew, Aptos, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something…

Dental Myths Debunked!

Dental Myths Debunked! Aptos Dentist Jason Drew “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral health. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the…

Hard Palate Evaluation

Hard Palate Evaluation

During your dental visit Aptos Drs Drew evaluate the hard palate.  If it is narrow a patient could benefit from palatal expansion.  The palate is 50% in the mouth and 50% in the nose.  If the palate is flat and wide the nasal cavity has much more space for a higher volume of air to…

Why You Should Visit Your Dentist This Winter Season

Why You Should Visit Your Dentist This Winter Season General Dentistry Aptos Whatever your December festivities look like, your Aptos dentists at Drew Dental want to make sure you keep your oral health a priority even during all the holiday hustle and bustle. This time of year is actually an ideal time to schedule one…

Fall Foods That are Great For Your Teeth

Fall Foods That are Great For Your Teeth General Dentistry Tips Aptos The holidays are filled with lots of laughter over shared meals with the people you love and with so much to be thankful for this time of year, your oral health should one of them! Here are some delicious fall indulgences that both…

How Your Dentist Celebrates Halloween

How Your Dentist Celebrates Halloween General Dentistry Aptos   Learn how Aptos dentists Dr. Jason Drew and Dr. Allyson Drew make the idea of a healthy Halloween less scary with these tips – and tricks! Wait Until The Last Minute Our team has no problem celebrating Halloween all month long, but the one thing Aptos…