Archive for April, 2015

Manual vs. Electric Tooth Brushing

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
toothbrushes

Which toothbrush is better for your teeth: manual or electric?

Everyone knows dental hygiene health is achieved from proper tooth brushing techniques. What confuses most people, however, is the type of brush they should incorporate into their dental hygiene habits. A manual and electric toothbrush have different sets of benefits, but also offer negative connotations as well, which leads to confusion. Which type of tooth brushing device is right for you? (more…)

A Guide to Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, April 17th, 2015

tooth sensitivityYou will never forget the day the searing pain hits the nerves in your teeth after eating a spoonful of mint chocolate chip. Your first thought is that you have a cavity, but you’ve been so careful to brush and floss each day! You visit the endodonist on recommendation by your regular dentist. The result: you’ve developed a tooth sensitivity to hot and cold. The endodontist gave you a sample of Sensodyne toothpaste and sent you on your way. So now what? (more…)

Signs You Have a Cavity 

Sunday, April 12th, 2015
Cavity and Dental Hygiene

Cavity fillings aren’t fun. Good dental hygiene will keep your teeth safe.

You may have perfect dental hygiene habits, but that doesn’t mean you are excluded from developing a cavity. By the age of 17, nearly 80 percent of people have had a cavity. It’s never fun to deal with dental hygiene issues, but it’s better to get a cavity fixed sooner rather than later. If you are unsure if you have a cavity, there are several warning signs to look for. (more…)

The Effects of Tobacco on Teeth

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Smoking addictAs most people know, tobacco is a detriment to proper dental health.The negative effects of tobacco use are normally associated with cancer, but the health of a person’s teeth and mouth is often overlooked. Bad breath isn’t the only issue from tobacco use, however, and you may end up spending thousands of dollars to fix issues associated with your deteriorating dental health. (more…)