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Different Types of Dental Floss

Different Types of Dental Floss

We all know that flossing is recommended. A consistent and appropriate regimen of brushing and flossing helps to protect and preserve our teeth, but what most people don’t know is that there are a lot of different flossing mediums out there. Not all floss is the same and there are different reasons to use each […]

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Your Coffee And Your Teeth

Your Coffee And Your Teeth

Millions of Americans rely on a morning cup of java to get their day started, but many people don’t realize the impact that even a single cup of coffee each day can have on their smile. It not only affects the appearance of teeth, but can also cause dental health problems if certain preventative actions […]

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Healthy Snacks: Good For You And Your Teeth

Healthy Snacks: Good For You And Your Teeth

Choosing the wrong kinds of snacks can harm your waistline and overall well-being. It can also negatively impact your oral health. If you love snacking but want to avoid doing a number on your teeth, you have to think carefully about your food choices. Fortunately, there are various delicious foods out there that actually won’t […]

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Why Do My Wisdom Teeth Have To Go?

Why Do My Wisdom Teeth Have To Go?

What are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are your four back molars and are relatively superfluous teeth as they are so far back in the mouth that they do not aid in the chewing process. The teeth generally erupt between ages 17 and 20 and represent the final stages of dental development in a human. While […]

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Tips For Preventing Tooth Erosion

Tips For Preventing Tooth Erosion

It can be difficult to maintain healthy, sparkling teeth. Often, as we go about our days we overlook the importance of our teeth. If we’re downing cups of coffee by the liter, chomping into a greasy burger, or drinking bottles of wine at a dinner party, our teeth can feel it. Here’s an easy to […]

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Tips For Relieving Tooth Sensitivity

Tips For Relieving Tooth Sensitivity

Those with sensitive teeth know the struggle of having to deal with being uncomfortable while trying to enjoy their favorite things. Teeth can be sensitive to hot, cold, sweet, or sour. You may have adjusted the way you eat or drink to avoid sensitive areas. It doesn’t have to be that way, however. There are […]

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How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush

Proper brushing is the most important step in the oral care process. Nylon bristle toothbrushes were created by DuPont in the 1930s and are still used today. 8 decades later, there are a wide variety of toothbrush brands and types on the market that can make it difficult to choose. You can choose between soft, […]

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Grinding Your Teeth: Recognizing Symptoms

Grinding Your Teeth: Recognizing Symptoms

Bruxism is the medical term for teeth grinding. Most everyone will have an occasional bout of this, probably without even noticing it, and that is normal. However, if teeth grinding becomes a habit, or an unconscious activity you can’t control, then you could suffer from eventual tooth damage or oral health problems due to the […]

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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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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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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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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 […]

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The Effects of Coffee on Your Mouth

The Effects of Coffee on Your Mouth

Many adults find it difficult to get through the day without the aid of coffee. Coffee is a delicious way to wake up in the morning and keep the afternoon fatigue at bay. Coffee is a morning necessity for a large portion of the population, but it has the ability to affect more than just […]