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What To Expect From An Oral Cancer Screening

What To Expect From An Oral Cancer Screening

Screenings can be scary and sometimes stressful. Knowing what to expect can help you feel more relaxed. Let’s face it, you don’t need any extra stress on exam day. Here are some tips on what to expect at an oral cancer screening exam. First Things First The dentist that you use is the most important […]

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Dental Sealants VS Fillings: What’s The Difference?

Dental Sealants VS Fillings: What’s The Difference?

Dental sealants and dental fillings have two different purposes. Both have been designed to improve dental patients’ overall oral health, but they are not the same. Dental Sealants Dental sealants are used to prevent tooth decay. A dental sealant is a plastic-like coating that is placed on the surface of your molars where chewing takes […]

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Behind Dental X-Rays: Radiation And Safety

Behind Dental X-Rays: Radiation And Safety

Dental X-rays are quite routine but very important for both dentists and patients. Dental X-rays help the dentist to pinpoint problem areas within the teeth and gums. Dental X-rays can help the dentist identify teeth that need fillings or filling replacement. Therefore, Dental X-rays are critical for evaluation as well as treatment purposes. Margin of […]

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How You Can Benefit From Dental Sealants

How You Can Benefit From Dental Sealants

Your teeth deserve maintenance and hygienic treatments to improve their health and resilience against bacteria. Teeth make up an important part of a person’s hygiene practice. Just like the skin, the teeth can also indicate the age of a person. The efforts people put in to keep the skin healthy and glowing should also apply […]

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Root Canals: What They Are and How to Prevent Them

Root Canals: What They Are and How to Prevent Them

A root canal is the process of cleaning out the compromised tissue, debris and contaminates and filling and sealing off the space inside a tooth which was originally occupied by the nerve or pulp tissue. The process resolves internal problems with the tooth by eliminating irritants and bacteria and stopping any infection. It also promotes […]

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Whitening Your Teeth: What You Should Know

Whitening Your Teeth: What You Should Know

Our smiles are one of the ways we are seen by the world. Clean, white teeth are a sign of health and cleanliness. No one wants to smile with stained, unhealthy teeth. Understanding the different kinds of stains and discolorations is an important part of your decision in teeth whitening. Deciding to Whiten There are […]

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The Many Different Types of Dental X-Rays

The Many Different Types of Dental X-Rays

Many different types of dental x-ray images can easily be obtained. A dentist uses various x-rays in order to look for specific problems or just to check up on the general health of the teeth of his patient. A Bitewing Radiograph is used to get an accurate x-ray of the upper and lower teeth from […]

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Dental Bonding For Chipped Teeth

Dental Bonding For Chipped Teeth

Having cracked or chipped teeth will affect your smile, and it may negatively impact your self-confidence. The best option for repairing chipped teeth would be a dental bond. A dental bond is one of the cheapest ways to cosmetically repair your teeth, and they are also a good option when it comes to filling in […]

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Composite VS Amalgam Fillings

Composite VS Amalgam Fillings

Nobody wants to be told they have a cavity, but when this occurs we can be left with the issue of which form of filling to use when we fill a hole in an individual tooth. The resulting issue means we must make a choice between a composite or amalgam filling material that will allow […]

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The Importance of Summer Dental Care

The Importance of Summer Dental Care

Summer months bring about a whole new sense of adventure. As the heat rises, everyone lets loose a little. With so many options to consider for entertainment, exploration, adventure, and more, it’s easy to neglect dental health. Who wants to think about dental health in the middle of a camping trip or a summer bash? […]

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Best Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals for Healthy Teeth – Pt. 2

Best Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals for Healthy Teeth – Pt. 2

Our discussion of supplements for improving oral health continues here today as we cover the best supplements, vitamins, and minerals for dealing with specific issues. As mentioned previously, be weary of snake oil salesmen. This includes aromatherapy, holistic medicine, and anything that has non-specific and unresearched components that make wide claims of curing dozens of […]

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Tongue Love: Keeping Your Tongue Clean

Tongue Love: Keeping Your Tongue Clean

Everyone knows how important it is to make sure that you care for your teeth properly and on a regular basis. Did you know that your tongue needs daily care as well? Why Your Tongue Needs Cleaning There are many reasons to keep your tongue as fresh and clean as your teeth. For one, your […]

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What You Need To Know About Gum Disease

What You Need To Know About Gum Disease

One of the most important parts of the human body is the teeth. If properly cared for they will serve a person faithfully for their entire life. It is not unusual to find people in their 90’s that have their original teeth even though they may have been repaired along the way with fillings, bridges, […]

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Understanding Bone Grafting: Dental Implants

Understanding Bone Grafting: Dental Implants

Bone grafting has become a very routine procedure for dental implants in this day and age. If an individual loses a tooth, getting a dental implant is a great replacement option. Implants actually look and function in a manner similar to a regular tooth. More often than not, implants are undetectable. Just like other surgeries, […]

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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 […]