We frequently hear from healthcare providers and fitness experts that we should drink more water. Water performs many essential functions in the body and helps us stay healthy. Does this also apply to the teeth? Continue reading Does Drinking More Water Protect Your Teeth?
The good news is, NO, Thanksgiving is not bad for your teeth. The bad news is that, YES, Thanksgiving can include some detrimental effects on your oral health. We’ll explain how that can happen, and we’ll follow with what you can do to prevent that. We want you to have the happiest and healthiest Thanksgiving yet! Continue reading Is Thanksgiving Bad for Your Teeth?
Bad breath is a serious problem. Not only does it cause embarrassment or even impairment of social interactions; it could indicate an underlying health condition. If you notice persistent bad breath (or someone tells you of it), you should not ignore it. Continue reading How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?
Smoking cigarettes is a habit affecting the health of millions of Americans. Most people are aware of the risks for lung cancer and emphysema from cigarettes. What you may not know is that smoking also damages the teeth! In this week’s blog, we will cover the relationship between cigarettes and your teeth. Continue reading Cigarettes and Your Teeth
Halloween is rapidly approaching, and you know what that means: candy galore! This is the holiday that literally sends children out to collect as much candy as they can possibly get. How can you manage such a smorgasbord of sweets? Continue reading Have a Healthy Halloween!
As we approach the busy holiday season with an over-indulging celebration in each of the three Fall months, we must be aware of the potential for damage to our teeth. There are so many delightful things in which to partake that are so bad for your oral health. Continue reading Guard Your Teeth from the Holiday Season
The general answer is that a nightguard’s lifespan depends on a variety of factors, including how hard you clench your teeth, what dental work is present on the teeth, and of what material the nightguard consists. Continue reading How Long Will a Nightguard Last?
We know that many of you will be getting back into a routine this week as school is starting. Hopefully, you and your kids will have more consistent bedtimes and alarms in the morning. Having a schedule can be a really great thing for your oral health! Continue reading Back to School: A Great Time to Start Healthy Habits
Receding gums can cause all sorts of problems: cosmetic problems, sensitive teeth, root cavities, etc… Many people mistakenly assume that receding gums is a natural part of the aging process. It is not! Most gum recession is preventable if you can identify its underlying cause and eliminate it. If you have receding gums, read this article to learn about the various causes and the treatments that are available. Continue reading Why are My Gums Receding?
The mouth is the gateway to the body. Having a healthy body overall requires having a healthy mouth. We know that the health of the teeth and gums can have an impact on the rest of the body. Continue reading What Your Tongue Says About You