Oral care

Bad breath

How to Deal with Bad Breath 

Bad breath is a common yet embarrassing condition. Unfortunately, it is caused by more than just eating an abundance of garlic and onions. Bad breath can be a sign of troubling dental health problems. These problems may need to be addressed by a dental professional. If you are uncomfortable with the smell of your breath, […]

How to Clean Your Mouthguard

If you’ve had a habit of waking up with headaches, teeth, and/or jaw pain because you’re clenching and grinding your teeth at night, you probably wear a nightly mouthguard that helps keep the pain and discomfort away. These mouthguards are great at treating bruxism and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), but they can cause more problems […]

National Dental Hygiene Month

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month this October

October is the month we break out devilishly decorated jack-o-lanterns, spooky stories, spindly spiders, and wicked witches. Yet, for some people, nothing is more frightening than a trip to the dentist. Maybe that is why October is National Dental Hygiene Month. No matter the reason, it is supremely important to recognize National Dental Hygiene Month […]

Vaping and health risks

Vaping Risks for Your Teeth 

Vaping started as an alternative to smoking. It was a way for people to get a nicotine fix and start weaning themselves off traditional cigarettes. In the beginning, it was touted as a “safer” alternative to smoking. However, organizations such as Johns Hopkins and the American Heart Association quickly dispelled that notion. Vaping can still trigger serious health problems […]

Dentist saves money

Why Going to the Dentist Frequently Is Good For Your Health and Your Wallet

Many people mistakenly think that they don’t need to visit their dentist unless they’re experiencing pain or other issues. However, dentists recommend a routine checkup every six months. Even if your teeth feel and look healthy, there could be an underlying medical condition you didn’t even know you had. Think of preventive dentistry the same […]