Brush Up on Brushing

Is it time to review your brushing style to make sure you are giving your teeth and gums the best care that they can get? Here are some things to remember as you double-check. First, make sure you are brushing your teeth twice a day, every day. This should take about 2 minutes each time…. Read more »

How Can I Limit the Use of Sugar When I Bake?

Typically, baking includes the use of high amounts of sugar. This is usual for a cake, cupcake, pie, and pastry recipe. Although this definitely makes the dessert delicious, it also makes the dessert dangerous for your smile. Unfortunately, sugar can promote cavities. So, if possible, try to limit the use of sugar when you bake…. Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Teeth Whitening Systems

The best of smiles is the whitest of smiles. With a tooth whitening system, your smile can truly shine and stand out above all others. Not only will your peers notice it, but it will make your feel better and improve your self-esteem as you find yourself have a more encouraging self-image. The most important… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Improve the Appearance of Your Teeth

Cosmetic imperfections like dental stains and discolored tooth enamel can certainly leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. These feelings can be compounded if the teeth in your smile also suffer from minor physical imperfections such as obvious fillings, visible cavities, or chipped tooth enamel. To improve the appearance of a smile suffering from… Read more »

Evading Dental Erosion

Dental erosion simply means is that the hard tissue that covers your teeth is wearing away. That may sound simple, but it is irreversible, and can lead to severe damage to your teeth.  So, it is serious. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it is preventable. There are several causes of dental… Read more »

Keep Bad Oral Health at Bay

If you want to improve your smile, it is vital to start as soon as possible. If you wish to keep your smile shining, remember these tips to keep bad oral health care treatments at bay: – Have you followed instructions that your dentist has given you for better oral hygiene? – Are you dodging… Read more »

What Causes Dry Mouth?

As you know, there are a number of things that can cause a dry mouth, such as being upset, nervous, or under stress. If your mouth is only dry occasionally, you don’t need to worry–but would you be surprised to hear that having a consistently dry mouth can actually be a fairly serious problem? Sadly,… Read more »

A Bi-Annual Dental Exam and Cleaning Is Critical for Maintaining Good Oral Health

Problems with your oral and dental health can prove uncomfortable, inconvenient, and costly to treat. To help prevent tooth decay and gum disease and to detect signs of oral cancer, the American Dental Association recommends attending a routine dental exam and cleaning with a trained dentist. To that end, each dental exam and cleaning performed… Read more »

Which Toothbrush is Right for Your Kids

Do you make a point of cleaning your kid’s teeth at least twice a day? Generally, brushing is very important, but would you be surprised to learn that the toothbrush and toothpaste you use are extremely important? In fact, there a number of things you should know if you’d like to keep your little one’s… Read more »

Orthodontic Braces FAQs

Are you in need of a pair of orthodontic braces? Are your teeth out of alignment and you are seeking to have them repaired? Knowing what you want and what to expect from an orthodontic treatment is vital in determining which treatment will work best for you. Listed below are just a few frequently asked… Read more »