Why You Shouldn’t Ignore These Following Signs in Your Smile

Regular dental visits allow your dentist to fill in the gaps in your daily oral care routine. For example, you need to brush and floss every day to remove stuck food particles and bacteria that builds up into dental plaque to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. But there is always some plaque buildup that… Read more »

Advantages of Having a Water Flosser

Are you searching for an easier way to floss your teeth? If so, then you can take water flossing into consideration, especially if using regular floss is difficult or impossible for you. Water flossing is easier to handle than a string of dental floss while it does the same job as dental floss. Water flossing… Read more »

Holiday Tooth Habits for a Healthy Mouth

The holidays are busy, happy times, and they are just around the corner! Make sure you follow these guidelines to prepare for a happy, tooth-healthy holiday season. Brush: Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush, for two minutes each time. Replace the brush every 3-4 months. If you haven’t replaced toothbrushes in… Read more »

What Type of Toothpaste Should I Choose?

Toothpaste has come a long way since it was first mass-produced. Toothpastes today are made to meet your every dental hygiene need and they come in a variety of flavors. However, because there are so many types of toothpaste available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you or your family. Dr…. Read more »

Dental Stains Can Easily Be Caused by Tar from Tobacco Use

Every year millions of Americans put their general health and oral health at risk by using various forms of tobacco. At the same time, the tar and other chemicals introduced into the mouth can also be a potent source of significant dental stains. In a very short amount of time, it can leave you with… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Missing Dental Filling Is at Increased Risk of Further Complications

There are several different types of dental treatments used to restore the health, function, or appearance of a compromised tooth. Dental fillings are commonly used to treat small cavities or to repair a tooth suffering from a minor fracture or enamel attrition. As the years go by the bond between the dental filling material and… Read more »

Dental Tips for Adults

As an adult, you may be a caregiver for your child, grandchild, parent or grandparent. That means of course taking care of their medical and dental needs. But it’s equally important that you take care of your own dental health. Your dental needs change as you get older and there are certain things of which… Read more »

How Can I Prevent an Oral Injury?

Oral injuries can be quite scary and painful. Unfortunately, they are quite common. Many people experience oral injury when they (as babies) are learning to walk, they (as kids) try dangerous activities, and they (as adults) play high-contact sports and activities without smile protection. Even though oral injuries are common, there are things you can… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Needs First Aid and a Dentist’s Attention

Suffering an accidental blow to the face during a household accident or sporting event can cause significant dental trauma. In a situation where the impact has knocked out or severely damaged a tooth, you will need to apply some basic first aid while seeking treatment from a dentist. It can be helpful to assess the… Read more »

A Significant Lip Injury Might Need First-Aid and Professional Care

Athletic activities, automobile accidents, and household accidents can all pose a threat to your oral health. If your lip or other soft oral tissues are injured, you might need to apply some basic first-aid while assessing the need for professional care. If you have unwanted debris in your mouth, you can rinse it away with… Read more »