Don’t Break a Tooth! Avoid These Foods
A common dental emergency arises when patients bite into something hard and break a tooth. Adults and kids should always consider their tooth health before biting into certain foods. Most of us don’t think twice and often end up paying the price. Several foods are hard enough to break a tooth. There are even a…Read More
The Best Type of Tooth Filling
Dental filling materials are used to repair cavities and other problems caused by tooth decay. In most cases, the material chosen for fillings is based on a variety of characteristics, such as durability, cost, ease of use, and aesthetics. Many dentists will also take into account any sensitivities or allergies the patient may have before…Read More
How Sugar Affects Your Teeth
From the time your first teeth grow in, there are tiny sugar-loving microbes in your mouth. They turn sugar into acid, which breaks down tooth enamel, causing decay and even bad breath. Excess sugar can also contribute to gum disease which may advance to periodontitis, a condition that affects the gums and bones that support your…Read More
Oral Hygiene Hacks: How to Clean Your Teeth Without A Toothbrush
So, you’ve just eaten a meal, and you have to rush back to the office for a meeting. You don’t have a toothbrush handy, and you have to make a good impression. What do you do? Relax! These oral hygiene hacks will save the day and help improve your overall dental health. 8 Oral Hygiene…Read More
Home and Natural Remedies for Dental Pain
When we experience tooth discomfort, it is hard to focus on anything else. Dental pain can be caused by infection or trauma to the gums and/or jawbone; it can often be accompanied by swelling and tenderness around the affected area. If you are experiencing dental pain, you should seek professional help from a dentist immediately!…Read More
Teeth Cleaning: How Your Dentist Cleans Your Teeth
Most people dread going to the dentist. So many put off their routine cleaning until they have a specific concern or tooth pain they can’t ignore. However, going for cleaning every six months is extremely important. Regular cleanings help promote oral health by removing food debris, stains, plaque, and tartar. This is vital in preventing…Read More
How Can I Stop Grinding my Teeth?
If you’ve been experiencing jaw pain, headaches, and broken teeth it may be because you are grinding your teeth. Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common disorder experienced by an estimated 10% of adults and 15% of children. Let’s explore the signs of teeth grinding and how you can stop grinding your teeth.…Read More
Start Your Children Off With Good Dental Habits
One of the first things parents with young children start to worry about is how to teach them proper oral hygiene. Teaching good dental habits at an early age helps prevent tooth decay and establishes oral health habits that will last a lifetime. Learning how to protect their teeth at a very young age gives…Read More
What is an Abscessed Tooth? How is a Dental Abscess Treated?
When a bacterial infection develops around the root of a tooth, it can cause a pocket of pus to form. This is commonly known as an abscessed tooth. A dental abscess often results in a swollen, painful area in the gums near the infected tooth. Abscessed Tooth Symptoms What does the start of a tooth…Read More
Is Mercury-Free Dentistry Right for You?
Mercury-free dentistry involves using white or clear composite resin to fill cavities or removing mercury-based fillings and replacing them with resin. Several studies have shown that the mercury amalgam that has been used for several decades to fill teeth may actually be causing health issues. With health concerns in mind, many dentists have turned to more…Read More