3 Tips for Helping Your Children Develop Healthy Dental Hygiene

July 21st, 2017
3 Tips for Helping Your Children Develop Healthy Dental Hygiene

The key to helping a child develop any healthy habit is to start early.

The key to helping a child develop any healthy habit is to start early. The sooner a child starts doing something, the more likely they are to continue. Provide plenty of encouragement. Make dental hygiene as fun as possible and your child will be a lot more willing to do it. Here are a couple of tips that may help. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Foods that Can Stain Your Teeth

July 14th, 2017
4 Foods that Can Stain Your Teeth

Certain foods and beverages can cause your teeth to discolor, so it’s a good idea to make sure you pay attention to what you eat and drink as well.

The first step to maintaining a healthy smile is to practice good oral hygiene. Beyond that, there is more you can do. Certain foods and beverages can cause your teeth to discolor, so it’s a good idea to make sure you pay attention to what you eat and drink as well. Everything your teeth encounter has the potential to affect them in some way, so be sure to stay away from things that are going to affect them negatively. Read the rest of this entry »

The Basics of Dental Veneers

July 7th, 2017
Dental Veneers

Dental veneers can help lead to a more beautiful smile!

Dental veneers are becoming more popular every year as adults invest in the beauty of their smile in addition to the health of it. Whether you are curious about dental veneers or preparing to have them placed on your own teeth, here is what you need to know about the basics of dental veneers. Read the rest of this entry »

Try These Remedies if You’re Suffering from Bad Breath!

June 29th, 2017
Bad Breath

Bad breath can be frustrating. Here are some remedies to try at home!

Bad breath is one of the most annoying oral health issues for dental patients both young and old. While you should always be visiting the dentist, if you have sudden severe bad breath or if it isn’t going away, here are some basic tips you can implement at home to help stop bad breath in its tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Should You Consider Sanitizing Your Toothbrush?

June 23rd, 2017
Sanitizing Your Toothbrush

Read on for more information on whether you should start sanitizing your toothbrush.

Since your toothbrush only goes in your mouth anyways, and since you are putting toothpaste on it to keep your teeth clean, you don’t really need to clean it, right? Sanitizing your toothbrush might seem like an optional thing, but are you putting your oral health at risk by not sanitizing? Read the rest of this entry »

What to Expect From Your Root Canal

June 15th, 2017

Discover what to expect from your next root canal!

A root canal is a procedure used to treat a tooth that has been severely damaged by infection due to trauma or an especially deep cavity. While the procedure has commonly been associated with pain and discomfort, educating yourself beforehand can help alleviate any symptoms of stress.  Here’s what you can typically expect your next root canal to involve: Read the rest of this entry »

5 Reasons Regular Dental Checkups Are Crucial For Your Health

June 7th, 2017
Visiting a Dentist

Regular dentist visits are crucial for your health.

To most people, going to the dentist is a drag.  To some, it’s downright scary.  No matter how you feel about it, regular dental checkups are just as important as any other type of preventative medical care. So, if you’ve not been in a while, make your appointment today! Read the rest of this entry »

How to Spot and Treat the Symptoms of Gingivitis

June 2nd, 2017
Gingivitis Signs and Treatment

Gingivitis is one of the most common oral diseases in America. Learn to recognize it and treat it below!

Gingivitis is one of the most common diseases throughout America, and it has a huge impact on your oral health. Here are some of the things that you need to know about gingivitis and how you can prevent and treat it. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Foods that are Great for Your Dental Health

May 25th, 2017
Foods that Strengthen Your Teeth

Apples are great for your teeth. Learn some other foods that promote your dental health below!

As the saying goes “you are what you eat”, and nowhere is this saying more apt than when talking about your teeth. If you eat a lot of junk food, you should expect that your teeth won’t be very healthy! On the other hand, eating the right foods can strengthen your teeth and improve your overall oral health. Here are four foods that studies have shown are great for your dental health. Read the rest of this entry »

Weird Toothpaste Flavors from Around the Globe

May 18th, 2017
Weird Toothpaste Flavors from Around the World

Some countries have some weird toothpaste flavors that have become popular! Learn some of the weirdest below.

It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise to learn that mint is the most popular flavor of toothpaste in the United States. In our country, various focus groups have concluded that mint is the flavor most associated with freshness. Not to mention, it is great at masking odors and the cooling sensation produced makes your mouth feel cleaner as well. However, just because we really like minty toothpaste doesn’t mean the rest of the world does. In fact, many countries have some downright weird toothpaste flavors that are more popular than you might believe! Here are some of the weird toothpaste flavors from some countries around the world. Read the rest of this entry »