Dental Care

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 […]

What the Mouth Reveals About the Body

What the Mouth Reveals About the Body Routine visits to the dentist could be more important than you ever realized. Oral exams can reveal a considerable amount of information about the overall health of any patient, and dentists are increasingly able to recognize serious health conditions based on the evidence in our mouths. Here are […]