3 Dental Hygiene Tips For Your Kids

3 Dental Hygiene Tips For Your Kids
As Benjamin Franklin once said there are only three things certain in this world, death, taxes, and kids not keeping up with their dental hygiene. Okay, we may have made that last part up, but the truth is, it can be incredibly difficult to get your little ones all […]

When to Replace Fillings

A dental filling replaces and restores the health of a tooth that has been damaged. Often, the need for a filling results from a cavity due to a large amount of decay in a tooth.

Teeth may also require repairs after cracking from chewing on hard objects, trauma to the mouth, grinding or clenching of your […]

How Often Are Dental X-Rays Needed?

If you’ve been to the dentist before, there’s a high chance that you’ve had a dental x-ray. Dental x-rays are commonly used by dentists to diagnose a variety of different issues. It’s a quick and affordable way to assess potential diseases or deformities.

So, what can dentists find with x-rays and why do they use them? […]

Why You Should Choose One Dentist for the Entire Family

Raising children and taking care of your family is constant and often chaotic. You need to run around to work, school obligations, sporting events, playdates, and whatnot. When you add doctor appointments and regular dental checkups to this list, you can hardly find personal time. Choosing one dentist for the entire family can help. Here’s […]

Hidden Consequences Of Losing Teeth

Hidden Consequences Of Losing Teeth
Living without your teeth can be very inconvenient. If you have this problem, then you may be aware of the consequences of losing your teeth. These consequences may be functional, cosmetic or even psychological.
Introduction
Losing your smile because of loose teeth can be a blow, not only to your eating but also […]

How Nutrition Affects Oral Health

How Nutrition Affects Oral Health
Sugar and starches
Nutrition has a significant influence on your physiological processes, immune system, and energy levels. It also affects your oral health. Just like regular daily dental care, staying away from sugar and maintaining a balanced diet can work wonders for the health of your teeth and gums.

When you eat a […]

Three Top Reasons To Brush and Floss

Three Top Reasons To Brush and Floss
It doesn’t matter if you’re a child or an adult. Maintaining good oral hygiene is something we make more difficult than it has to be. We might brush semi-regularly and not floss at all. Some people don’t brush or floss at all.

Please note that this article was written to […]

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Did you know that smiling is known to lower your heart rate?

The simple act of smiling naturally released dopamine in the brain; this is the same chemical reaction occurring for individuals that take prescription medicine to artificially alter their mood.

Smiling also helps lower your heart rate. Believe it or not, you look your best when […]

Three Reasons You Might Have Bad Breath

Three Reasons You Might Have Bad Breath
If your co-worker has ever brought garlic hummus to lunch, you know that bad breath can spoil even the friendliest of conversations. Most of the time bad breath is temporary and can be easily corrected, but if it persists, it might be indicative of a more serious dental disorder.
What […]

Stay Vigilant with Oral Hygiene to Avoid Another Bout of Gum Disease

Stay Vigilant with Oral Hygiene to Avoid Another Bout of Gum Disease
Treating advanced periodontal (gum) disease takes time. If you have this destructive disease, it wouldn’t be uncommon for you to undergo several cleaning sessions to remove plaque from tooth and gum surfaces. This built-up film of bacteria and food particles is primarily responsible for […]