Building Better Oral Habits

Building Better Oral Habits

It can be difficult to remember to brush after every meal and floss every night, yet the reasons to take good care of our teeth are countless. Poor dental hygiene can lead to many problems that can be costly to treat like cavities, gum disease and discolored teeth. A...
5 Signs Your Gums Need Help

5 Signs Your Gums Need Help

Dental health is important. Many may associate cavities with poor dental health, and although cavities are a common concern, another concern that almost half of adults over 30 will experience is gum disease. The risks increase from there, with older adults reaching as...
How to Prevent Dry Mouth

How to Prevent Dry Mouth

Although dry mouth is something we often associate as a minor symptom of anxiety or nervousness, it can be a real problem for oral health. Known as Xerostemia, dry mouth can affect tooth decay, encourage cavities, and be uncomfortable. So how can someone who is...
5 Ways Dental X-Rays Help

5 Ways Dental X-Rays Help

Dental x-rays help with a variety of things, allowing a dentist, orthodontist, or other dental professional to get a look inside your mouth they wouldn’t be able to find doing an exam alone. Here are 5 ways dental x-rays help your dentist plan your treatment, and...
Is Fluoride Really Important?

Is Fluoride Really Important?

Although some may ask, “is fluoride really important?” It has proved its worth over the years. Called the biggest advance in dentistry of the 20th century, fluoride is a constant presence in dental care. In toothpastes, therapeutic mouthwashes, and water supply, it...
How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

How Good Brushing Affects Gingivitis

The early form of gum disease, gingivitis may sound alarming, but it is preventable, and when present, treatable. Read on to find how good brushing affects gingivitis, and what you can do to prevent or treat early gum disease. Gingivitis is Preventable Gum disease...
Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

Can You Disinfect Your Toothbrush?

In the current pandemic, we are trying to protect ourselves and our families from illness, and reinfection from illness. Part of this can mean disinfecting everyday items. So if you’re asking “Can you disinfect your toothbrush?” Here are some safety tips to keep your...
What Can I Do in a Dental Emergency?

What Can I Do in a Dental Emergency?

What can I do in a dental emergency, since many dentists are closed due to the current pandemic? Here’s what you need to know to navigate dental care while following recommendations for COVID-19. Don’t Panic First of all, Dentists are offering urgent care services to...