Health Blog

March 28, 2017
It's the perfect time to spring clean your oral health routine with Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506.

Spring Clean your Oral Health Routine

Spring has officially sprung and with it comes the promise of sunny days, warm temps, and flowers galore. Spring is a time of renewal when the Earth wakes up from its winter slumber. The grass is greener and the trees fuller. Most of us can’t help but feel great this time of year. Traditionally, people love to spring clean their homes. Clearing out the dust from having the house shut up all winter and the heat blasting just feels good. Some like to spring clean in other areas of their […]
February 22, 2017
Get kids off on the right path to proper oral health this month, National Children's Dental Health Month. Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506

4 Tips for National Children’s Dental Health Month

The American Dental Association has officially dubbed February as National Children’s Dental Health Month and it’s time to celebrate. Dental professionals across the nation love this month because it builds a foundation of good oral hygiene in their future patients. Parents, teachers, and dentists take this time to focus on young ones and to create great habits that will hopefully last a lifetime. Just like many things in life, your mouth and teeth can benefit from proper care right from the start. With so many things in life to worry […]
February 2, 2017
Keep your smile healthy with these simple secrets. Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506

3 Secrets to a Healthy Smile

For many of us, keeping our smiles healthy doesn’t become important until we are older and wiser. Parents, teachers and dental professionals strive to create lifelong habits and an interest in oral health in young children. But many don’t think about their smiles until they start to decline. Everyone wants a beautiful smile. It’s the first impression you give to the world. Keeping your smile healthy and looking good can be easy with a few simple steps. Take Care of your Smile The number one way to preserve your smile […]
December 14, 2016
Using your current dental benefits before the year is over and choosing wisely for next year with Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506.

Dental Benefits – Use them before it’s too late

This time of year is magical for so many reasons. The holiday season is here; snowy weather threatens to turn the landscape into a winter wonderland and the New Year with all its potential is around the bend. There is more opportunity to get together with friends, family and loved ones, and most of us just feel a little bit more cheerful. It can be easy to forget about the practical things in life this time of year, but they are still important. For most of us, our medical and […]
November 23, 2016
So many of us experience tooth sensitivity. Learn more about what is the cause and how to treat. Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506

All you need to know about Tooth Sensitivity

Who doesn’t love ice cream? For some of us, this frozen treat only brings painful tooth sensitivity. For others, hot beverages make them cringe in pain. Tooth sensitivity affects approximately 40 million adults in the US according to the Academy of General Dentistry. Up to 52% of adults between the ages of 20 and 50 report dental hypersensitivity as a nagging health problem. That is certainly a lot of us. The good news is that with a little detective work by you and your dentist, the cause and cure can […]
October 28, 2016
What do you need to keep in mind when it comes to senior dental care with Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506

3 Factors Essential to Senior Dental Care

As we age, many health concerns shift. Over time current issues can worsen, and new problems can begin to crop up. This is true for all parts of our bodies, including oral health. They say that knowing is half the battle. Spending a lifetime striving to take care of your health often culminates in our senior years when things begin to decline. Armed with the knowledge you need to know what healthy habits can help, what concerns to watch out for and how nutrition plays a role is so important. […]
September 23, 2016
Oral care routines are easy to maintain with Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506.

How to Put an Oral Care Routine in Place

With schools back in session, families are quickly falling into a routine. Bedtimes are getting earlier and weeks feel shorter. Many households plan annual physical and eye exams that are required by schools. Taking care of your oral health should be part of this routine. Sadly, more than 50% of children ages 5 to 9 have at least one cavity or filling and tooth decay is the number one chronic illness in America for children. There are many things you can do to help your entire family avoid this fate. […]
August 12, 2016

Not your Average Dentists in St. Joseph, MO

St. Joseph, Missouri is home to the Pony Express Museum, The Jesses James Home Museum and a very special dental office. In this office, you will find two dentists doing things differently than most other dental offices do things. The difference is less about “doing” and more about “being.”  Dr. Tim Curry and Dr. Tim Taylor both love St. Joseph, MO. They point to the relaxed lifestyle and the people who live in St. Joseph,  as two of the most appealing attributes about the city for them. They find their […]
July 25, 2016
Proper nutrition is so important to Oral Health. Curry and Taylor DDS, 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506 (816) 233-0142

The Truth about Nutrition and Oral Health

You hear it all the time, “you are what you eat.” Does that bring to mind a giant broccoli stalk lumbering around or maybe a bloated round donut waddling through his day? Your diet varies day by day but making an effort towards proper nutrition benefits not only your overall health but also your oral health. When we choose a food or beverage to consume your teeth, gums and tongue are the initial point of contact and can be impacted in many ways. What’s going on inside your mouth? Doctors […]
June 30, 2016
Flossing could be the missing link to your oral health routine. Here's how to do it right. Call Curry and Taylor DDS, located at 3815 Beck Road, St.Joseph, MO, 64506 @ 816-233-0142 for an appointment today.

6 Tips for Flossing the Right Way

Is flossing the missing link in your oral hygiene routine? Dental professionals across the board highly recommend their patients floss at least once a day, preferably before bedtime. Brushing alone leaves 35% of the surfaces of your teeth uncleaned. Flossing will keep those hard to reach areas clean. Plaque, bacteria, and food particles can get stuck in areas your toothbrush cannot reach. Add flossing to your daily dental cleaning routine and you tackle an important factor to improving your overall oral health. Are you flossing the right way? It may seem […]