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How Periodontal Disease Affects the Body

Gum disease can have far-reaching effects on your oral health and appearance. However, many individuals develop the condition without knowing it and the initial warning signs such as gum-tissue inflammation and occasional bleeding are ignored ...

Mar 17th, 2020
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Causes and Treatments

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is in use more than any other joint in the whole body, which makes it an easy target for health issues. When these problems cause chronic pain and affect the overall function of the jaw ...

Mar 10th, 2020
What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Kid’s Teeth

Prevention and early treatment are the best ways to help your children achieve and maintain optimal oral health. It is much easier to prevent an issue than treat one, which is why it is essential to monitor them as soon as their first tooth appears ...

Mar 3rd, 2020
Should You Replace Your Amalgam Fillings?

Metal was once the most commonly used dental material used to fill cavities and repair damage. However, amalgam fillings are less popular than they used to be for a variety of reasons ...

Feb 25th, 2020
Understanding the Causes of Sleep Apnea

For some, snoring is merely an inconvenient late-night distraction. What many don’t realize, however, is that snoring may be an indication of a deeper health issue – sleep apnea ...

Feb 11th, 2020
Three Steps to a Healthier Smile

Everyone wants their smile to last, but sometimes we fall into bad habits and risk permanent damage to our teeth. Following some simple rules and avoiding bad habits can help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for a lifetime ...

Feb 4th, 2020
5 Easy Tips for Taking Good Care of Your Dental Prosthetics

Whether you have dentures or dental implants, you want your custom dental prosthetic to stay in good condition. Maintaining your prosthetics does require some diligence on your part, but with a little effort, you can enjoy them for years ...

Jan 28th, 2020
Cosmetic Dental Care Can Improve Oral Health

For many of us, improving the way we look helps us go through life with more confidence. Cosmetic dental care is usually associated with superficial or unnecessary treatments that only have an aesthetic value ...

Jan 21st, 2020
5 Signs of Gum Disease

We often don’t think about oral health beyond our teeth, yet nearly half of all adults suffer from some form of gum disease. What most fail to realize is that if gum disease is left untreated, it can negatively impact your oral health ...

Jan 7th, 2020
Sleep Apnea Appliances

Sleep is crucial to maintaining good health, but many people tolerate restless nights because they are used to it. Sleep apnea is a common condition that interrupts nighttime breathing, causing people to toss and turn ...

Dec 24th, 2019
How to Make the Most of Your Life with Dentures

Dentures provide an invaluable improvement to quality of life for people missing multiple teeth. When you first start wearing dentures, it may require an adjustment period as you settle into your new prosthetic ...

Dec 17th, 2019
Dental Tips for the Holidays

When the holiday season approaches, most of the festivities will include an array of sweet beverages, baked goods, and candies. While these festive foods can be tempting, the sugar content can increase your susceptibility to tooth decay and gum disease ...

Dec 10th, 2019
The Stages of Dental Health

It’s essential to understand the many stages of dental care to prepare for upcoming years and protect your teeth for a lifetime. Here’s a breakdown of the general phases of dental care, from early childhood to retirement ...

Dec 3rd, 2019
11 Facts About Invisalign® treatments

Do your teeth need straightening? Have you been considering braces or another similar treatment to get them back into line to improve your smile? Invisalign is one of the best options on the market for fixing misaligned teeth ...

Nov 26th, 2019
Maintaining Oral Hygiene at Home

Taking care of your teeth at home takes daily work. You can’t just go to your routine cleanings every six months and expect to have a healthy smile ...

Nov 19th, 2019
The Many Benefits Of Wearing A Retainer

Braces are a significant investment for anyone. They cost a lot of money and need to be worn for a long time to reach their full effect. Retainers help preserve that investment and ensure that your shiny and smooth new smile lasts as long as possible ...

Nov 12th, 2019
How Sugar Affects Your Teeth and Gums

We all know that sugar is bad for us, yet we continue to eat it. Perhaps it’s an addiction, or maybe we lack self-control. While sugar has many adverse effects on our overall health, there are many ways that sugar affects your teeth and gums ...

Nov 5th, 2019
Rubber Bands For Braces: Helpful Tips And Tricks

Rubber bands for braces are also known as elastics. These unique bands are tiny and come in lots of different colors. They serve a valuable function and help your brackets and wires do their job more effectively ...

Oct 29th, 2019
What Can I Do About Sensitive Teeth?

If you have sensitive teeth, you could be experiencing discomfort due to decay, genetics, age, or even over-brushing! When bacteria build up along the gum-line the dentin becomes exposed ...

Oct 22nd, 2019
Advanced Oral Health Care with Laser Technology

Many dental offices today are adopting innovations that improve the variety and accuracy of procedures they can provide. One of the latest technologies available to aid in soft and hard tissue procedures is dental lasers ...

Oct 15th, 2019
What is a Bone Graft?

Bone grafting is the surgical procedure that improves areas of the smile deficient in natural bone and involves taking material from another source. The contributing materials can be taken from the patient’s chin or hip or ...

Oct 8th, 2019
Does Your Child Need Early Orthodontic Treatment?

Most orthodontic treatment starts in the teen years when all permanent teeth have come in, and the results are more predictable. However, some young children need early intervention or Phase One treatment ...

Sep 17th, 2019
Effective Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

If your teeth aren’t as white as they used to be, or even as white as you would like them to be, there are numerous ways to whiten them. The dental whitening market can be a bit overwhelming and confusing ...

Sep 17th, 2019
Sedation Dentistry for Anxiety-Free Dental Care

Over 30% of the population avoids going to the dentist due to anxiety and fear. Dental phobia prevents you from receiving the routine treatment you need to maintain the health and functionality of your smile ...

Sep 10th, 2019
Natural Remedies to Fight Cavities

While visiting the dentist to have a cavity properly treated is effective, there are a few additional steps you can take to help slow the growth of cavities to prevent them from becoming deep or painful ...

Sep 2nd, 2019
Restoring Gum Health

Gum disease is a common problem that can occur very gradually. Aging, brushing too hard, genetics, and any lapse in hygiene habits can get the ball rolling in the wrong direction ...

Aug 19th, 2019
What Is Laser Dentistry?

Laser dentistry is a fairly new dental field that offers more comfortable treatment options for many dental procedures. LASER stands for “light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation” and uses a narrow-focused beam of light energy ...

Aug 12th, 2019
The Importance Of Pediatric Dental Care

As a new parent, you want to do everything you can to provide your baby with a happy and healthy future. One thing many parents of infants feel uncertain about is how to care for your child’s newly emerging teeth ...

Aug 5th, 2019
What Are The Benefits Of A Fluoride Treatment

A noteworthy part of dental examination is the fluoride treatment, the dental examination is a deliberate procedure amid which your dentist will explore numerous features of your oral and systemic health to distinguish pathologies or concerns ...

Jul 29th, 2019
What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Your smile is one of the most important aspects of your appearance and having a perfect set of teeth can aid in boosting your confidence level. However, if your teeth are stained, crooked or otherwise flawed ...

Jul 15th, 2019
What is Jaw Reconstruction Surgery?

Jaw reconstruction, otherwise known as orthognathic surgery, is a method to correct or adjustment to any form of jaw irregularities. Many times, problems with the bite or the alignment of the teeth can be corrected ...

Jul 8th, 2019
What are Sports Mouth Guards?

Sports guards, mouth guards, and mouth protectors are all devices made to protect your teeth. Sport mouth guards are worn over the teeth to shield them from hits to the face and head ...

Jun 25th, 2019
Is Orthodontic Headgear Really Necessary?

The vast majority of us all know what regular braces look like and many of us are also familiar with alignment trays like Invisalign. However, sometimes we may encounter a more unusual device that is more complicated ...

Jun 18th, 2019
How to Help Children Who Are Afraid of the Dentist?

Is your child afraid of dental visits? If we want our children to be healthy, keeping their teeth clean and cavity free is an important part of that. However, dental visits can be challenging if your child gets anxiety at the very mention of ...

Jun 11th, 2019
All About Braces

If you’ve been thinking about getting braces, you may have some questions and concerns. Knowing what to expect can make the process less nerve-wracking and help you focus on the results – a perfect smile ...

Jun 4th, 2019
Dentures: Options, Costs, and Benefits

Dentures are a type of removable prosthetic used to replace missing teeth. They are a good option for people who have lost a lot of teeth, and perhaps are unable to afford the high costs of dental implants or bridges ...

May 28th, 2019
Holistic Dentistry: A Natural Approach to Dental Health

Holistic dental care is an alternative approach to dentistry which considers your overall health as it relates to your dental health. A holistic dentist may ask you questions about your emotions, well-being, diet and exercise patterns and habits ...

May 21st, 2019
Oral Cancer Prevention Tips

The best offense when considering the risk of oral cancer is a good defense. It’s always easier to prevent cancer by limiting risk factors than it is to treat a patient who has already developed the disease ...

May 14th, 2019
Dental Fillings: What You Need to Know

Tooth decay is a dental health problem that frequently arises as a result of poor dental hygiene and a diet that is rich in sugar and sweetened beverages. A dental filling is used to seal the cavity and stop the decay from progressing further ...

May 7th, 2019
Dentistry for Seniors: What You Need to Know

It turns out that everything you learned about dental hygiene as a child still applies in your golden years. As a senior, you are at higher risk for many dental problems but it is still possible for you to keep your smile bright and healthy ...

Apr 30th, 2019
Top 3 Causes of Child Tooth Decay

It’s never too early to start caring about your child’s teeth. Starting them on a path to good oral healthy helps ensure that they’ll enjoy a bright, healthy smile when they’re older by reducing the risk of many dental problems later on ...

Apr 23rd, 2019
Methods To Whiten Your Teeth

Whiter teeth can improve your smile and appearance, so it’s no wonder that teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry options. Discoloration of teeth can be caused by the build-up of surface stains acquired from ...

Apr 16th, 2019
Why Do I Need Dental X-Rays?

Standard dental exams help ensure your oral health. A dental exam allows your dentist to give tips on minding to your teeth and to distinguish any issues early when they’re generally treatable ...

Apr 4th, 2019
What is Periodontal Disease and How to Prevent it?

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is comprised of two separate words: perio which means around and dontal, meaning teeth. Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum that surrounds the teeth ...

Mar 17th, 2019
Habits That Harm Your Teeth

Common Habits That Can Harm Your Teeth We are living in a hectic and busy life, and hence we all tend to fell prey to various bad habits. Most of the time we fail to find the harm behind these habits ...

Mar 7th, 2019
Is Chewing Gum Good or Bad For Your Teeth & Overall Health?

If you ask several people whether chewing gum is good for your health or detrimental to it, you are likely to get several different answers. This is because chewing gum is a mixed bag when it comes to your dental and overall health ...

Feb 27th, 2019
Top 5 Best Home Whitening Kits

The most frequent question about tooth whitening kits is, “Do they really work?” Whether you’ve had expensive tooth whitening treatments done at your local dentist or have simply been putting up with increasingly dull-looking teeth ...

Feb 20th, 2019
What is Oil Pulling, And Does It Actually Work?

Oil pulling as we know it today has been around for thousands of years and originated in ancient India as an Ayurvedic practice used for “purifying” the body by “pulling” toxins out through the gums and mouth using oil as an adsorption (pulling) medium ...

Feb 10th, 2019
Dental Implants

Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures. Implants provide excellent support and stability for these dental appliances ...

Nov 4th, 2018