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How to Whiten Teeth Quickly for an Event (Like Your Wedding)

How to Whiten Teeth Quickly for an Event (Like Your Wedding)

November 14, 2022

If you’ve got an important event coming up, like your wedding, for example, you’ll want to look your best. Whitening your teeth can be a great way to enhance your appearance, but many teeth-whitening programs can take time to work. What can you do if you need to whiten your teeth quickly? Fortunately, there are …

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

November 7, 2022

As with many other topics in life, discussions can get rather confusing without shared and agreed-upon definitions. Unfortunately, that seems to be the case in the conversation about whether or not you can heal a “cavity” naturally. The word (and definition) in question here is the most important one – cavity. So, before we can …

Is Fluoride Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

Is Fluoride Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

October 17, 2022

Fluoride plays a major role in oral health. Not only is it in practically every toothpaste, but dentists often treat patients’ teeth with fluoride during cleanings. Too much fluoride, however, can start to be a problem for your teeth. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral that comes from rocks. The rocks release fluoride …

Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

October 3, 2022

Do you have braces? Congratulations – you’re one step closer to your dream smile! On your journey, it’s important to pay extra attention to your oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing are trickier and food particles and plaque can get stuck in the brackets, causing bad breath and cavities. Here are some ways to take special …

How to Teach Children to Brush Their Teeth

How to Teach Children to Brush Their Teeth

September 19, 2022

Learning to brush your teeth is a vital step of child development. When a child knows how to brush their teeth, they can feel more independent and confident in their abilities and start their lifelong dental hygiene journey. When Should I Teach My Child to Brush Their Teeth? It’s never too early to start showing …

Signs That Your Child Needs Braces

Signs That Your Child Needs Braces

September 5, 2022

Getting braces is a common rite of passage for children in the United States. Millions of people at any given time in the US have braces on their teeth. Braces can be expensive, though, so it’s important for parents to know the signs that their children need braces so they’re getting them at the time …

How to Take Care of Your Teeth While Traveling

How to Take Care of Your Teeth While Traveling

August 22, 2022

Traveling may disrupt your usual routine, but that doesn’t mean you should let your oral hygiene slide. Oral health is just as important away from home. Here are some things you should do to take good care of your teeth while you’re traveling. Reason #1 Visit the Dentist Before You Travel Visiting your dentist before …

6 Reasons Why You Need to Floss Every Day

6 Reasons Why You Need to Floss Every Day

August 8, 2022

Dentists typically recommend that you floss your teeth every day. However, many people, even adults, forget to floss or don’t make it a part of their daily routine. Flossing is important for your oral health, however. Here are some reasons why you should floss every day. Reason #1 Flossing Gets Rid of Plaque Plaque is …

Are Sugar Taxes Effective at Improving Oral Health?

Are Sugar Taxes Effective at Improving Oral Health?

July 25, 2022

Sugar in large quantities can be bad for the teeth, causing cavities and gum disease. Sugar also has a negative impact on health, causing weight gain, high blood pressure, fatty liver disease, inflammation, and diabetes, all of which increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.w Some governments have begun taxing sugar in order to …

What to Expect When Getting Invisalign

What to Expect When Getting Invisalign

July 11, 2022

Many people prefer Invisalign over traditional braces because they’re removable and, as the name suggests, relatively invisible so that they don’t have a major impact on your appearance. However, before you take the leap and invest in Invisalign, it’s a good idea to know what to expect. Step 1 The Consultation The first step in …