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How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

How Your Diet Affects Your Teeth

July 16, 2019

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 is a hard substance that covers our …

Avoid Oral Piercing Complications with Proper Oral Hygiene

Avoid Oral Piercing Complications with Proper Oral Hygiene

June 26, 2019

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 piercing or oral piercing. The mouth contains different …

Is Mouthwash Safe for Children?

Is Mouthwash Safe for Children?

May 29, 2019

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 also a helpful addition to the daily oral hygiene routine but not a …

Dentists are our Best Friends

Dentists are our Best Friends

April 27, 2019

    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 our best friends …

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

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

March 22, 2019

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 children’s teeth stay healthy through the summer months, be aware of the following …

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

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

December 27, 2018

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 it, though, as it can improve your confidence …

The Power of a Good Dental Cleaning

The Power of a Good Dental Cleaning

November 20, 2018

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 professional cleanings. Stop Pain Sensations Plaque and trapped food debris can …

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Braces

July 31, 2018

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 is trickier, and food particles and plaque can get stuck in the brackets and cause bad breath and cavities. Here are some ways to take special care …

5 Foods that Can Help Fight Cavities and Tooth Loss

5 Foods that Can Help Fight Cavities and Tooth Loss

June 10, 2018

Here’s a reason to smile: some of the most delicious snacks are actually good for your teeth! We’ve compiled a list of foods that help build healthy gums and teeth, or help control plaque and acidity. So go ahead and eat for nicer teeth – just don’t forget to brush and floss after! 1. Cheese Cheese …

Why Do I Fear the Dentist? (Hint: It Could Be in Your Genes!)

Why Do I Fear the Dentist? (Hint: It Could Be in Your Genes!)

December 28, 2016

In a recent study conducted by researchers at a West Virginia University, interesting new insights were found into why some people fear the dentist. The researchers found that some of the genetic factors that cause people to fear pain also make patients more likely to fear the dentist. This is one of the first instances …