Category Archives : Dental Health

4 Fun Dental Hygiene Apps to Download Today

From calls and emails to online shopping to scheduling your pet’s next vet appointment, you can manage nearly every aspect of your life from your smartphone. Did you know that you can even use apps to support better dental hygiene? Dental hygiene apps are great for kids, teenagers and adults alike! You can use a […]

5 Tips to Help Your Kids Avoid Halloween Cavities

Halloween festivities are undergoing tons of changes in 2020. New social distancing and sanitation procedures may mean that trick-or-treating looks and feels much different – but one thing that hasn’t changed is Halloween candy. Candy is a booming business. In 2019, Americans spent almost $2.6 billion on trick-or-treating candy alone! Every kid looks forward to […]

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 […]

How to Know When Your Teenager Should Go to the Dentist

As teenagers grow older, they have more and more obligations—club meetings, track practice, play rehearsals, standardized testing prep, the list goes on. It can be hard to follow which appointments need to be made and when. We’re here to help! Read on to make sure you’re not missing any possible dentist appointments that your teen […]

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 […]