It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For most of us, that means plenty of sweet treats, Christmas parties, … Continue reading How Does Wassail Affect the Teeth?
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?
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?
In today’s market, the number of brands and formulations of toothpaste is almost innumerable! It can be tough, standing in the dental care aisle of your drugstore, to know which one to choose. In this week’s blog, we will highlight a few important things that you should look for on your toothpaste label. Continue reading What to Look For in Your Toothpaste
The holidays are filled with fun, family, and festivities. Unfortunately, they are also usually filled with bad habits. We eat and drink more than usual. We have inconsistent hours of sleep. It is easy to fall asleep on the couch before you have brushed and flossed your teeth. Continue reading Recovering from the Sugar-Filled Holidays
The holidays are full of family, food and fun. Most people also enjoy some time off from work, which gets us out of our normal routine. While you are enjoying a break, it can be easy to fall into some bad habits. Here are some important things to consider as you relax this week. Continue reading Bad Holiday Habits to Avoid this Year
What really causes cavities? It is a multifactorial process. Because there are several contributing factors to the development of a cavity, we actually have multiple ways to fight them! Continue reading What Causes Cavities?
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
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!
The lifespan of a filling depends on several different factors, some of which are within your control and some that are not. Fillings do suffer from wear and tear of temperature changes and chewing forces. Aside from a general, slow deterioration, there are a few conditions that lead to rapid breakdown of a dental filling. Continue reading How Long do Fillings Last?