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The Effects of Smoking on Oral Health

The Effects of Smoking on Oral Health

By now, you’ve seen all of the commercials and read the countless amount of anti-smoking pamphlets and articles that tell you how bad smoking is for your body. Besides knowing what it can do to your lungs, there are a few things you should know when it comes to your teeth, tongue, lips, gums and […]

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How to Break Your Sugar Addiction

How to Break Your Sugar Addiction

Addictions We’ve all heard of addictions. People can be addicted to alcohol or drugs, but what about sugar? Is that a real thing? It is, and more and more people are finding themselves addicted to sugar. The first step to overcoming an addiction, whatever the culprit is, is to recognize that you have one. If […]

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The Top 10 reasons for Tooth Sensitivity

The Top 10 reasons for Tooth Sensitivity

1. Acidic foods and drinks Did you know that citrus, tomatoes, lemon, grapefruit, kiwi, and many of your favorite fruit juices can cause pain. Ouch! No one likes pain in their teeth. The acidity in these foods and drinks could erode the enamel and expose the dentin, which is the tender layer beneath. A great […]

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How to reduce the pain of braces

How to reduce the pain of braces

Wearing braces is important and can yield positive results; results that can change your life. However, wearing braces can be uncomfortable at times, especially when the wires are adjusted. The process of creating braces  To ensure that your braces turn out well, an orthodontist, during follow up visits, will adjust wires and monitor the progress […]