The truth about oral infections and how to prevent them

If they are not promptly treated, oral infections can have damaging effects on your teeth. Oral diseases, however, can often be prevented if you make sure to practice good oral hygiene. While some oral infections only last a few days, others can last much longer, causing you a lot of pain. Understanding common oral infections […]

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How to Have a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is an exciting time in every kid’s life. They get to dress up as their favorite characters and hang out with their friends. But perhaps the most exciting part for your kids is the haul of candy they get throughout the night. In order to prevent your child from eating their way into an […]

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The links between gum disease and breast cancer

The state of one’s mouth is often a tell-tale sign for any affliction currently affecting their body. Gums are especially susceptible to infection as they are spongy and full of blood vessels. Gum disease, or gingivitis, is usually a symptom of a much more significant problem brewing in the body and has been linked to […]

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The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings

It is extremely important that you keep your teeth in good health and looking their best. Most people were taught from a very young age to brush their teeth twice a day and floss regularly. However, this is only the first step in keeping your mouth and teeth fully healthy. In order to ensure that […]

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What is Bruxism and Why Should I Address It?

Bruxism is the medical term for the condition in which an individual grinds or clenches their teeth. Teeth grinding occurs in two forms: awake bruxism and sleep bruxism. The act of grinding or clenching teeth typically occurs unconsciously, so many people do not even realize that they are suffering with this condition. However, even when […]

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Healthy Summer Snacks on the Go

When summer rolls around and the temperature rises, it becomes tempting to grab convenient and cool sweets, such as popsicles, ice cream, or soda while you run out the door on your way to the next pool party. While this temptation is understandable, it is also incredibly bad for your oral health. Your teeth may […]

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Oral Health Tips for Summer

Oral Health Tips for Summer Summer vacations tend to throw everyone’s schedule for a loop. Daily routines change constantly and it can be hard to maintain proper oral health care. Here are a few helpful tips for keeping teeth healthy this summer: Establish a Routine When the school year ends and we all shift into […]

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Why are sealants important?

Sealants can significantly improve the overall dental hygiene of both children and adults. Safe, simple, and convenient, sealants are thin resin coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth. This protective coating has the greatest impact on the molars, teeth responsible for chewing most foods. The same grooves that make the molars effective chewing tools […]

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