October 6th, 2017
keep your teeth cavity free this halloween season.
October is an exciting month because everyone is preparing for the spookiest night of the year, Halloween. Although, there is one thing that scarier than any costume or mask you could wear and that is cavities. The candy is one of the best parts of Halloween, but you need to be cautious when consuming it especially in large quantities. Before going out trick-or-treating with your children, you need to have a plan to ensure they will continue to have healthy mouths long after Halloween is over. Read the rest of this entry »
September 29th, 2017
Learn about the negative side effects of tongue piercings.
Body modification, from piercings to tattoos, is extremely popular today and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Body piercings, specifically those on the tongue, are a form of self-expression and allow people to be creative. Although, tongue piercings come with serious health risks and should be given serious thought before an individual gets one. Several oral health problems are associated with tongue piercings. Read the rest of this entry »
September 22nd, 2017
Learn about the harmful effects of smoking on your oral health.
By now, mostly everyone knows or has heard of the negative effects smoking cigarettes has on the human body. But, for some reason, people still seem to buy cigarettes by the pack and smoke them. Every time you take a puff from a cigarette your mouth starts to feel the harmful consequences. No one wants to smile and show yellow teeth or even worse, start to develop mouth cancer. Smoking cigarettes cause long-term effects on your oral health that will, hopefully, make you want to quit. Read the rest of this entry »
September 15th, 2017
Don’t slack on your oral health while traveling.
Whether you are traveling for a well-needed vacation or just a work trip, it is important to remember to brush and floss your teeth. When we travel, we see seem to forget about our daily responsibilities especially if we are relaxing at a gorgeous beach resort. Your oral health shouldn’t decline just because you are not at home. There are simple tips you can follow to sustain your oral health while traveling. Read the rest of this entry »
September 8th, 2017
Discover the benefits of using an electric toothbrush.
It is common knowledge that brushing your teeth at least twice a day is essential for a healthy and clean mouth. Although, if you are brushing your teeth with a traditional manual brush, your mouth is not getting the cleansing it truly needs. Consider switching to an electric toothbrush to deeply clean your teeth and reach spots a manual brush misses. You will not regret switching to an electric toothbrush because of the never ending benefits. Read the rest of this entry »
September 1st, 2017
Do you suffer from grinding or clenching of your teeth while you sleep? These symptoms are classified as bruxism which affect 1 in 12 people causing tooth damage, jaw pain, and insomnia. If you suffer from any of the symptoms of bruxism, you should wear a night guard to protect your teeth. Wearing a night guard offers you several benefits and keeps your smile looking beautiful all day long.
Wear a night guard to relieve tooth and jaw pain.
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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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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. Read the rest of this entry »
August 11th, 2017
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. Read the rest of this entry »
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. Read the rest of this entry »