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…

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…

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…

June is Men’s Health Month!

June is Men’s Health Month! Oral Health Aptos   We all know June means Father’s Day is right around the corner, but did you know that June is also Men’s Health Month? Aptos dentists Dr. Jason Drew and Dr. Allyson Drew want to help celebrate and encourage the health of all the fellas out there…

Mothers Day Gifts Everyone Will Smile About

Mothers Day Gifts Everyone Will Smile About General Dentistry Aptos This year give mom a gift that shows them how much you love their smile! The Aptos dentists at Drew Dental have a couple suggestions that will promote oral health that they will love. A Reusable Straw A reusable straw is an inexpensive way to…

Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home

Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home General Dentistry Aptos Here’s what Aptos dentists Dr. Jason Drew and Dr. Allyson Drew recommend you use at home and why! Mouthwash and Toothpaste Antimicrobial mouthwashes are best at combating bad breath and to fight plaque and gingivitis. For sensitive teeth, toothpaste or mouthwash that contains potassium nitrate…

Tooth Snack Guide

Tooth Snack Guide Dental Tips Aptos Three Prevention Principles 1. Eat every 2 to 3 hours. Not every 20 minutes.  2. Eat “tooth friendly” foods. Use the analogy: fresh fruit is better than dried fruit for teeth. Fresh bread is better than dried bread (crackers) for teeth. Crackers are incredibly sticky but nobody knows it…

Nail Biting can Fracture Teeth

Are you a nail biter? Do you bite off your sewing thread like this patient does? These traumas add up against the cutting surface of your front teeth. As a result, chipping and fracturing of your thin tooth enamel occurs. This is shown in the bottom photo. Drs Drew restored this already beautiful smile with…

Super Bowl Snacks and Oral Health

Super Bowl Snacks and Oral Health General Dentistry Aptos A super bowl party is a time gather up your friends and family and watch the game, comment on the crazy commercials, and chow down while watching the halftime performance. Whether you are hosting or attending a party to watch the big game, Aptos dentists Dr.…