Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

It is okay to skip brushing my teeth tonight. A thought that crosses almost everyone’s minds at least once or twice a week. Well, it is time to stop thinking that. Brushing your teeth is a crucial part of your day...

Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018

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Get Whiter, Brighter Teeth with Teeth Whitening

We all want that perfect Hollywood smile – big, white and shiny teeth. Unfortunately, most of us live in the real world full of teeth staining necessities like coffee, soda and an occasional glass of merl...

Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

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New Year's Resolution Ideas From Family First Dental

New Year, New Smile, New You!

Start your new year with a gorgeous, healthy smile! One of the most popular resolutions we hear each year is to have brighter, whiter teeth. Our dental office in N...

Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018

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How Sports Drinks Put Teeth at Risk

What is so wrong about drinking Gatorade while you work out? The trend between consuming sports drinks and dental erosion among athletes may surprise you.

Many health-conscious individuals in the Norfolk area exerc...

Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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Brush Up on the Connection Between Diabetes and Oral Health

The Difficult Relationship among Diabetes and Teeth

If you are affected by diabetes, you may also have some type of dental disease. Learn how to protect your smile and prevent future denta...

Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Identifying the Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Do you have gum disease? About half of the adults in America have a mild, moderate or severe form of this disease, according t...

Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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How to Improve the Dental Health of Your Child

Tooth decay is the most widespread disease affecting children under the age of five, yet it is entirely avoidable. By brushing their teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time, children can considerably diminis...

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

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Get Invisalign and Get Rid of Metal Braces

Do you have crooked teeth and need braces? A person’s smile can have a significant impact on their confidence. We smile throughout the whole day letting people know that you are approachable and friendly. What...

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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Which Comes First? Brushing or Flossing?

“Should I brush my teeth first or floss first?” In a dental office, this question is asked every day. If you are asking this question, congratulations! You are probably doing both already...

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

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How to Maintain Your Dental Health

Do you look in the mirror and see what used to be pearly whites, but is now a cloudy yellowish color? Taking your dental health seriously is crucial if you want to avoid cavities, keep your smile looking beautiful, and spen...

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

At Family First Dental your smile is our top priority. When you visit the dentist, the primary goal for our patients is to help them maintain a healthy smile. Performing good dental hygiene is critical to achieving thi...

Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017

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All about Teeth Whitening

Whiter, Brighter Teeth

Among all of the cosmetic dental treatments, more people pursue teeth whitening solutions than any other treatment. More and more dentists have had patients requesting teeth whitening on a daily basis. A...

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

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Keep Your Smile Full and Healthy

Dental implants can help your smile stay full and healthy. If you lack any teeth, dental implants can be used to replace those gaps and make your smile whole again. Dental implants can last a lifetime when cared for properly,...

Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017

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Do You Have Gum Disease

Do You Have Gum Disease?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control states that around half of the adults in America have a form of gum disease. The various forms of gum disease range from mild, to moderate to severe. Your chance of developing a ...

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

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Why are Dental Crowns Needed?

Why are Dental Crowns Needed?

You just visited your dentist for your annual exam. Your teeth felt great, but your dentist just told you that one of your teeth needs a crown. What now? Do not panic. Most people get crowns o...

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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Why is Oral Health Important?

Having an exceptional dentist is priceless. Now days, it is not only about your smile, but the quality of your oral health, too. The facts are simple - the condition of your oral health affects your overall well-being. The mouth is a guide ...

Posted: Monday, July 3, 2017

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Kiss Your Bad Breath Goodbye

Have you experimented with every dental care product in the book to help get rid of your chronic, bad breath? Are you left with little or no success, feeling embarrassed and self-conscious? You should know there is help! The key to destroyi...

Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Invisalign...The Smile You Deserve

Invisalign Service Provided by Family 1st Dental
Do you have a dream smile? A smile can have a big impact on a person’s confidence. A perfect smile can boost your self-esteem and a crooked smile can hurt your confidence. We use our...

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

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How Parents Can Prepare for Children's Dental Visits

Children Oral Health

Dental health for anyone starts at a very early age- sooner than parents may think. Taking your child to see your dentist is very important. Starting...

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

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7 Tips to Keep Clean Teeth


If you are sick and tired of looking in the mirror and seeing what used to be sparkling whites, now a dull yellowish color, keep reading. Luckily there are a few hacks that...

Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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How to Choose the Best Dentist in Your Area

Trusting someone with your teeth is a lot harder than you would think. They are not only ensuring that your mouth is healthy, but also making sure those pearly whites don’t start to fade to yellow. There are many things that should come into play when you choose your dentist such as location, comfort level, cost and so on. Family First Dental provides excellent dental care to ALL of our p...

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

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