Oral Health: How Nutrition Affects It

As you know, your diet can have a huge impact on your overall health. But did you know that your diet can also impact your dental health? Furthermore, your child’s diet can have a major impact on their dental health. Naturally, foods like sugar and coffee can have an immediate impact, but the vitamins and… Read more »

Even the Treats Have Tricks!

Are you afraid of getting spooked by ghosts this Halloween? How about spiders? Perhaps you are afraid of frowning pumpkins? Regardless of what scares you, most people would agree candy is the least likely thing to end up on the list of scary monsters this season, but it should be. Candy holds all sorts of… Read more »

The Right Way to Brush and Floss Your Teeth

You know that brushing and flossing your teeth are both important, but do you know which should come first? Would you be surprised to learn that the order doesn’t really matter? In reality, it’s far more important that you brush and floss properly. As you may know, you should brush twice a day—but did you… Read more »

You Can Often Have a Knocked Out Tooth Replaced by a Bridge

Every one of your teeth is anchored into its socket by a series of strong periodontal ligaments. However, there are some extreme situations where a blow to the face can carry so much force that it completely knocks a tooth out. When this happens, some fragments of the tooth often remain in the socket making… Read more »

A Crown Needs to Be Brushed and Flossed as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your new crown is made from artificial materials that will not decay due to the ravages of the bacteria in your mouth. At the same time, your crown is still vulnerable to the secondary effects of gum disease. As a result, it will still need considerate focus in your daily oral hygiene routine. Residual food… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Helps Prevent Cavities

The mineral composition of enamel layer on your teeth is very hard and durable, thus allowing you to bite, chew and grind very hard foods. These same minerals act as a shield to protect the pulp and root of your tooth from the harmful bacteria in your mouth. If you consume acidic foods and beverages… Read more »

Identifying the Initial Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Research has indicated that 1 out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer at some point in their life. Even though the average age of diagnosis is 62 years old, risk factors such as a family history of oral cancer, tobacco use, and alcohol abuse increase your chances of… Read more »

Developing a Truly Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

A truly effective oral hygiene routine has several key considerations. This encompasses the oral hygiene products you use as well as your brushing and flossing technique. Your regular dental checkup at will clean your teeth and detect any early signs of tooth decay or gum disease. When shopping for oral hygiene products, you should only… Read more »

Treat Your Enamel Right for a Strong Smile

Who doesn’t want a strong, healthy smile to share with the world? A key part of having healthy teeth is having good enamel to protect them. Unfortunately, many things that we eat and drink work to erode our tooth enamel, which can lead to tooth decay and discoloration. What can you do to protect it?… Read more »

Pregnancy and Smile Care: The Nutrition Tips You Need

As you grow the little bun in your oven, it’s important to take care of your smile. Whether you believe it or not, pregnancy can have a toll on your teeth, gums, and underlying bone. So, our team recommends that you keep up on oral hygiene, visit your dentist every six months, and keep a… Read more »