A Key to Oral Health Success: Chewing Gum

It is essential to use adequate oral health care techniques to keep your smile safe from harboring cavities and plaque buildup in your mouth. You can help accomplish this by chewing gum after meals to promote saliva formation. To help you understand more about why chewing gum is effective, our team is happy to give… Read more »

Tooth Enamel Erosion Might Be Linked to Poor Oral Hygiene

If you sometimes forget to brush your teeth each morning and night, or you have a bad habit of not flossing at least once each day, the bacterial presence in your mouth could cause problems. Over time the build up of plaque acids in your mouth, and the acidic beverages you consume, could start to… Read more »

Are Dental Visits Important?

No matter how well you brush and floss, you still need to see your dentist for your routine cleanings and exams. Many dental problems, like oral cancer and gum disease are painless in their early stages, and your dentist may be the first one to spot a problem, In fact in many cases, regular dental… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Veneers

Dental veneers are a great way to deal with minor damage to your smile. If you have a chip in your tooth, your tooth is discolored, or is unevenly spaced, veneers may be the answer to your problem. Veneers are thin shells, usually made of porcelain that are crafted and colored to fit over your… Read more »

The ADA Seal

The time has come for you to replace your toothbrush or to buy new toothpaste. Going to the store to buy these products can be intimidating because there are so many options. There is an entire shelf, or maybe even wall, of dental product options. Which one should you choose? How do you know that… Read more »

Why Do I Have a Canker Sore?

The mouth is an intricate system, and can be confusing. If you don’t know much about your teeth and soft tissues, don’t worry! This is the case for lots of people. Even scientists are still working some things out about the mouth. For example, one question that remains about the mouth is the origin of… Read more »

Why Bad Breath Isn’t Always Just Bad Breath

Bad breath stinks. Literally! Did you know that stinky breath can come from more than just anchovies or garlic? Bad breath can also come from sources inside your body, and when that’s the case it’s referred to as halitosis. Here are some sources of halitosis. -If you have periodontal disease, pockets of bacteria in your… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Toothbrush Is Taking Care of Your Smile

You take care of a lot of things in your life. But are you taking care of your toothbrush? Caring for your toothbrush is vital for making sure your brushing habits are actually effective. First, make sure you have the right kind of toothbrush. You should have a toothbrush that holds the ADA Seal of… Read more »

What Are the Advantages of Dental Bridges?

Do you know what the advantages are of dental bridges? If you are at a heavy risk for any missing or lost teeth, or already have missing teeth, dental bridges should be an option you consider in the near future. By not replacing any missing teeth with any sort of tooth replacement, you run the… Read more »

The Function of Dentistry During a Pregnancy

The function of dentistry during a pregnancy may change slightly, but it is important, for your health and the baby’s, to continue safe and effective oral health care. For a better understanding of the basics of your dental health while pregnant, listed below are some important facts to think about: – As always, while you… Read more »