Dental Care

National Children’s Dental Health Month

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is celebrated each February by the American Dental Association. The ADA spends the month of February educating dental professionals, caregivers, and children about the importance of children’s dental health. This year, the ADA’s slogan for Dental Health Month spotlights the benefits of fluoride: […]

Early American Dental Health

Today, brushing, flossing, and regular dentist visits have been the recommended way to maintain good oral hygiene, this has not always been the case. Improvements to dentistry have come a long way in the last 200 years. During colonial times in America, the dental care methods were markedly different and even seem unhygienic compared to […]

Reasons Your Teeth May Hurt

Toothaches often cause irritating and sometimes intense pain. Many people initially assume that their pain will require at least one visit to a dentist, and there is usually a suspicion that a cavity of some kind will be to blame. In truth, several different causes could be to blame for a person’s tooth pain. Whatever […]

National TMJ Awareness Month

On September 30, 1997, United States Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts called his colleagues’ attention to the designation of that coming November and all future Novembers as Jaw Joints-TMJ Awareness Month. Frank noted that TMJ was not one of the better-known abbreviations and stated, “Temporomandibular joint disorders are among the more painful, yet least well-understood […]

Which Toothbrush is Right for Me?

When it comes to our dental health, our toothbrush is one of the most essential tools we have. That’s why it is so important to select a quality toothbrush that will be effective in cleaning your teeth, tongue, and gums.  The team at Babylon Dental, are always available to help you better understand your options […]