This month, dental professionals are reminding people all over the country that children’s dental health is a vital part of their overall health. We know that children keep parents very busy, and it can be tough to remember all the things. This is your friendly reminder to put a dental visit on the calendar for your children! Continue reading February is National Children’s Dental Health Month
Want to love your smile well, protecting it from damage and keeping it beautiful as long as possible? Follow these tips for showing your teeth some love this year. Continue reading Ways to Love your Smile this Valentine’s Day
Nothing ruins a romantic moment like bad breath. In order to make sure you have a sweet Valentine’s Day, follow these tips for fresh breath. Most of them will address large deposits of bacteria because bacteria in the mouth are the chief cause of bad breath. Continue reading Give Your Valentine the Gift of Fresh Breath!
When it comes to professional teeth cleanings, they are not all alike. Many people don’t understand this and assume that all teeth cleanings are “regular” teeth cleanings. Finding out you need something other than the “regular” one may be upsetting or confusing. Continue reading Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning? I Just Want a Regular One.
Healthcare tourism is a thing. People are traveling outside the U.S. to find less expensive options for joint replacement surgeries, cancer treatment, and you guessed it . . . dental work. We cannot speak for other areas of medicine, but we can tell you that in the realm of dentistry, it is not such a great idea. Continue reading Going Out of the Country for Dental Work: Is That a Good Idea?
Recently, a UK man was hospitalized and nearly died from a heart condition that headlines claim was caused by a popcorn kernel lodged between his teeth. The man is a young, healthy firefighter who went to the hospital after experiencing flu-like symptoms for several weeks. After testing, the doctors diagnosed him with bacterial endocarditis, a dangerous infection of the lining of the heart that can lead to death if untreated. Continue reading Teeth in the News
At the beginning of a new year, many people make resolutions to change something, and many of those resolutions involve forming healthy habits. Some of the most common New Year’s Resolutions include losing weight, eating healthy, exercising consistently, drinking more water and drinking less sodas or alcoholic beverages.
One of the healthiest choices you can make is to floss on a daily basis. We recommend that you add flossing to your list of healthy resolutions. Continue reading Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Here’s one for you: FLOSS!