Category Archives : Dental Health

Things You Didn’t Know About Your Teeth

Each and every one of your 32 teeth is unique. Enamel does not grow and can be damaged. Plaque can cause decay. If your teeth are yellow, they might be decaying. Saliva is more important than you may think. It washes away all the bad bacteria in your mouth. Did you know any of these? […]

Which Mouthwash Should You Buy? 3 Types to Consider

For being such an innocuous item, mouthwash seems to be highly divisive. Those who incorporate it into their oral health regimen will swear by it, and those who choose to forgo this extra step tout it as superfluous and unnecessary. While it’s true that diligent brushing and flossing should be enough to keep your mouth […]

Do I Have a Cavity?

You get an ache in your tooth throughout the day; you bite down on something sweet and feel a sudden shooting pain; you see a small pit in your tooth that wasn’t there before – could you have a cavity? What is a Cavity? Many people think that only children get cavities, but anyone can […]

How to Improve Your Oral Health Today

In our latest dental blog post, we talk about several simple things you can do to improve your general oral health. Brush twice a day. According to the American Dental Association, brushing your teeth is an important part of establishing good oral health. The ADA recommends brushing twice a day, and that brushing sessions should […]

Six Habits that Wreak Havoc on Your Dental Health

Sometimes, despite our best intentions, we do things to unintentionally harm our teeth. Even the most avid teeth brushers who floss regularly and never miss a dental check-up sometimes engage in habits that wreak havoc on their teeth. Could you be among the millions of Americans who are unknowingly putting their dental health at risk? […]

Gum Disease 101: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Gum disease–also known as periodontal disease and periodontitis–is a common occurrence in people of all ages. It begins as gingivitis, which results from the bacteria in plaque building up and causing gum inflammation. Not all gingivitis progresses to periodontitis thanks to prompt dental treatment. When progression does occur, however, tooth loss is a very real […]

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Dental Health

It’s widely known that brushing, flossing, and regular trips to the dentist are important aspects of maintaining a healthy smile. What’s less often considered, however, is the way our diets affect the health of our teeth. That’s right: what you eat and drink–or avoid eating and drinking–can have a profound impact on your dental health. […]