Archive for August, 2017

Simple Ways To Prevent Gum Disease

Friday, August 25th, 2017

You are brushing your teeth in the morning, and you notice that your gums are bleeding when you finish.  This is one of the signs of gum disease and is caused when the bacteria in plaque get in between the gums and teeth.  If left untreated, your gums will continue to pull away from your teeth causing one or more teeth to fall out.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, around half of adult in the United States have gum disease.  There are several habits you can enact in your daily life to prevent being a part of that statistic!

Simple ways to reduce your risk of getting gum disease

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3 Back To School Oral Health Tips

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Practice great dental hygiene while going into the new school year.

August is coming to end which means that the school year is starting up with kids get their school supplies in order.  While they are learning new information and reuniting with friends, it is important that your child continues a proper oral health routine.  It is crucial as parents that you pass on your oral health regimen to your children and answer any questions they might have.   (more…)

Tips for People With Sensitive Teeth

Friday, August 11th, 2017
tooth sensitivity

There are several things you can adopt in your daily life to combat teeth sensitivity.

It seems to happen every time you have an ice cream or bite down on cold foods; a sharp pain is sent straight to your mouth.  Teeth sensitivity is a common issue that affects 60 percent of Americans and can interfere with your daily life.  When the enamel and dentin of the teeth get worn away, the nerve endings are exposed causing pain and discomfort.  There are several ways you can reduce teeth sensitivity, and it starts with proper oral hygiene.   (more…)

4 Ways To Fight Bad Breath

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Fight bad breath by starting with your tongue!

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and as their breath hits your nostrils you become a little nauseous?  This can be an embarrassing situation for both parties involved and is more common than you might think.  More than 80 million people in the United States suffer from chronic halitosis, known as bad breath.  The key to preventing your mouth from producing a gross stench is to have to practice proper oral hygiene.   (more…)