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Do Whitening Strips Work?

Do Whitening Strips Work?

Determine if at-home whitening strips are a good fit for you or if you should consider alternative methods like treatments administered by your dentist.
How to Remove Tartar from Teeth

How to Remove Tartar from Teeth

Learn about what tarter is and how it can effect your teeth and gums. We break down tartar control techniques into seven simple, easy-to-follow steps.
Why do My Gums Bleed?

Why do My Gums Bleed?

Learn what may be happening to cause your gums to bleed while brushing or flossing in this comprehensive, in-depth guide.
How Can I Stop Grinding My Teeth?

How Can I Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Learn why you grind your teeth and how to stop it in this comprehensive guide. Our expert dentist explains everything you need to know.
Types of Dental Fillings

Types of Dental Fillings

How Many Different Types of Fillings Are There? There are many different kinds of fillings available in a variety of materials. The material can affect the price and durability of the filling. Different filling materials also vary in appearance, with some appearing...

Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Run?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Run?

Running is great for your body in almost every way, so why does it seem to bother your teeth? That's exactly what we're exploring in this blog post. Bruxism (Grinding or Gritting Your Teeth) Nine times out of ten, the reason for your tooth pain while...

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast

Like the classics of toilet paper over or under, yanny or laurel, and the infamous dress, everyone has a preference for brushing their teeth before or after breakfast. We’re here to discuss whether it’s better for your oral health to brush your teeth before or after...

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally at Home?

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...

Best Mouthwash for Kids

Best Mouthwash for Kids

What should I look for when purchasing a mouthwash? All mouthwashes that have been approved by the FDA for distribution are safe for children and adults, and in most cases, the packaging is the biggest difference between them. But there are a few...

How the Quality of Water Affects Your Teeth

How the Quality of Water Affects Your Teeth

It’s so basic - water is great for your health, and that includes your oral health. We’re all told to get our 8 glasses a day, or actually quite a bit more according to Mayo Clinic. But really, how exactly is water affecting our teeth? And when you think about it,...

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

We've almost all heard that sugar is bad for our teeth, but why? And are sugary foods the only ones that we should avoid to prevent tooth decay? Before we answer these questions, we need to understand tooth enamel and its importance. What is Tooth Enamel? Tooth enamel...

Avoid Oral Piercing Complications with Proper Oral Hygiene

Avoid Oral Piercing Complications with Proper Oral Hygiene

Piercing can go way back the ancient times. Most popular are the ear piercing and nose piercing. Body piercing, in general, is very popular in the sense that it is a form of self-expression. Piercing may cause harm rather than provide well for your health is tongue...

Nano-Hydroxyapatite: Is It Safe for Your Family?

Nano-Hydroxyapatite: Is It Safe for Your Family?

Nano-Medical Hydroxyapatite is showing up in toothpastes as an alternative to fluoride. It is a gold standard ingredient for oral health products in Japan known to combat tooth decay by remineralizing and repairing teeth. Researchers have even started testing its use...

Is Mouthwash Safe for Children?

Is Mouthwash Safe for Children?

Mouthwash or mouth rinse is an antiseptic solution which mainly used to reduce the microbial load in the oral cavity. There are other functions of mouthwash that maybe recommend for the purpose of analgesic, anti-inflammatory or anti-fungal action. Use of mouthwash is...

Dentists are our Best Friends

Dentists are our Best Friends

    Dentists are medical professionals who are expert in the needs of our teeth and how to correct it.  They also can make our smiles beautiful and will remain as it is.  That is as long as we make regular visits to our dentist whom we are comfortable with and became...

Is Summertime a Threat to Your Child’s Tooth Health?

Is Summertime a Threat to Your Child’s Tooth Health?

Summertime is here and for many families that means more relaxed schedules, outdoor activities, and leniency with meals and snacks. Unfortunately, these shifts in routine can sometimes cause tooth care to be neglected and oral health may suffer. To make sure your...

What You Should Know About Using a Waterpik

What You Should Know About Using a Waterpik

Waterpiks, also called water flossers, are devices that can be a great supplement to your oral care regimen. Waterpiks generally cost between $30 and $70 and can help to remove debris that may be difficult to reach. Waterpik works by spraying a stream of water that...

Why Is My Breath Bad and What Can I Do About It?

Why Is My Breath Bad and What Can I Do About It?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do to improve your breath. The exact course of action may vary, as there are many reasons for bad breath. Taking actions to make your breath smell better is worth...

The Power of a Good Dental Cleaning

The Power of a Good Dental Cleaning

Most dentists recommend that you come in for a professional cleaning every six months. If you brush and floss regularly, it may seem like this professional dental cleaning is overkill. However, there is much to be gained from visiting a dentist as scheduled for...

How to Stop Grinding Teeth

How to Stop Grinding Teeth

“Bruxism,” more commonly known as clenching, gnashing or grinding of teeth is one of the most common oral conditions dentists see. Many of us do it without even knowing. In fact, most patients do it in their sleep. It’s important to understand what bruxism does so ou...

Are E-Cigarettes As Bad for Your Dental Health as Smoking?

Are E-Cigarettes As Bad for Your Dental Health as Smoking?

Electronic cigarettes, also called e-cigarettes or mods, are often used as an aid to quit smoking. E-cigarettes are considered by many to be a safer alternative to smoking, but the truth is that there have not been enough scientific studies performed to be completely...

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