Senior Dental Care for the Older Generation

Are you a senior that still has all of your original adult teeth? If so, good for you! Due to the nearly universal use of fluoride in drinking water and dental products, tooth loss has been drastically reduced among the older generation. Although the prevalence of fluoride has is a huge benefit to our teeth,… Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Dental Floss

The New Year is almost among us, which means new opportunities to enhance your oral health care. If you haven’t already started, make sure you’re brushing and flossing on a daily basis and visiting your dentist for professional cleanings every 6 months. Furthermore, don’t be afraid to look for new ways to improve your pre-existing… Read more »

Shed Some Light on Chewing Gum

  Cleaning your mouth out after meals is essential, and certain products should not be used. Due to the risk of dental abrasion, you will need to seek out alternative means of keeping your teeth clean. One highly effective option for oral health care is by chewing sugarless gum after meals, which can help keep… Read more »

Smiling Can Help Your Holidays Be Merry & Bright

The holiday season may bring you excitement, stress, or a strange combination of these emotions. Everyone has that one relative—you know, the one that can make family gatherings awkward, uncomfortable, or even stressful at times. Have you ever heard the phrase “fake it til you make it”? It may come as a surprise, but with… Read more »

Three Tooth-Friendly Habits for a Lifelong Smile

Avoiding the development of dental issues can maintain the strength and health of your smile up to a lifetime. Taking proper care of your smile on a daily basis can make this happen. We encourage you to practice the following three habits consistently to help you keep your smile for a lifetime. First, daily oral… Read more »

The Dangers of Gum Disease

Chances are that you already know that gum disease can lead to bad breath and loose teeth. Maybe you even knew that gum disease can cause problems with your jaw. But did you know that gum disease, if left untreated can cause serious problems in other parts of your body? For example, if you live… Read more »

Rescuing a Tooth with a Dental Crown

Dental crowns are extradorinarily useful. They can be used to anchor a bridge to replace lost teeth in your smile. Crowns can also be used to cover chipped, cracked or discolored teeth or a tooth that has be damaged by decay. Additionally, a crown is useful for holding a tooth together that has a cavity… Read more »

What Is Causing Your Enamel Erosion?

If enamel erosion is affecting your smile, you are not alone. Although tooth enamel is the strongest material in your body, it can still be affected by acid levels in the mouth. This is important because left untreated, enamel erosion can allow bacteria and plaque to penetrate through small holes in the enamel, affecting the… Read more »

Ways to Become a Tooth-Brushing Master

You may have heard this, but it’s worth saying again here: brushing your teeth is the most powerful method to improve your dental health and thwart the advance of dental erosion and sickness. For the greatest results, it’s important to practice the best technique when tooth-brushing. The following are a few pieces of advice to… Read more »

The Meaning of Tongue Discoloration

Is your tongue looking a little strange lately? It may mean more than you might think. A white tongue may be a symptom of a condition known as leukoplakia. While leukoplakia itself dangerous, it can be a side-effect of cancer in its early stages. The cause is likely the use of tobacco products. A white tongue… Read more »