4 Healthy Dental Habits For Ages 60+

June 15th, 2018
Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Check out these healthy dental habits for ages 60+.

Healthy dental habits are important for life, not just when you’re young! Adults over 60 can still have many dental problems, including cavities and tooth decay. Prescription medications can also affect oral health, as dry mouth is a common side effect. Take a look at these essential dental habits for adults to ensure you maintain healthy teeth for life! Read the rest of this entry »

How Your Dentist Can Help With Sleep Apnea

June 8th, 2018
Learn how your dentist may be able to help with your sleep apnea.

Learn how your dentist may be able to help with your sleep apnea.

Many adults are diagnosed with sleep apnea, or have symptoms that put them at a high risk of developing the condition later in life. While doctors and sleep experts can help with diagnosis and treatment, did you know that your dentist can also help to ease your sleep apnea? Read the rest of this entry »

Summer Foods That Are Good For Your Oral Health

June 1st, 2018
Check out these summer snacks that are great for your oral health.

Check out these summer snacks that are great for your oral health.

Summers are full of barbecues and backyard pool parties, which often include grilled meats and fried foods. While it’s important to enjoy yourself, eating fried food all the time is not good for your teeth or oral health. Check out these summer foods that are delicious and good for your teeth! Read the rest of this entry »

How Does Swimming In Chlorine Pools Affect Your Teeth?

May 25th, 2018
Learn how chlorine can affect your teeth.

Learn how chlorine can affect your teeth.

It’s almost June, which means that families everywhere are opening up their pools and getting ready for a summer full of swimming. However, you may not know that the pH balance caused by chlorine and chemicals in the water can be hazardous to your teeth. Continue reading to learn more about how chlorine affects your teeth and how to protect your teeth this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Plaque And How Do I Get Rid Of It?

May 18th, 2018
Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

At your dental appointments, you’ve likely experienced a professional clean as the dentist removes plaque from your teeth. This is not the most pleasant experience, as a scraping instrument is used to force plaque off the teeth. If you’ve ever wondered about what plaque is and how to get rid of it on your own, we’ve got the answers! Read the rest of this entry »

What Is Cracked Tooth Syndrome?

May 11th, 2018
What Is cracked tooth syndrome?

What Is cracked tooth syndrome?

Cracked tooth syndrome happens when a tooth has a crack, but it’s too small to identify on X-rays or is hidden under the gum. The syndrome occurs most often on molars and can result in pain and discomfort. Continue reading to learn more about cracked tooth syndrome and how to prevent and treat it. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Common Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity

May 4th, 2018
Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Tooth sensitivity is very common for people of all ages, but there are a few causes of tender teeth. The good news is that tooth sensitivity is treatable, so be sure to visit your dentist if you experience sensitivity and discomfort when eating or drinking. From brushing too hard to grinding teeth, here are three common causes of tooth sensitivity. Read the rest of this entry »

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

April 27th, 2018
Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

The food you eat will always impact your teeth- for better or for worse. While regular oral care, including brushing and flossing daily and visiting your dentist twice a year, is very important, your food and drink choices also have a huge impact on your teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

When To Take Your Child To The Dentist For The First Time

April 20th, 2018
 Learn when to take your child to the dentist for the first time.

Learn when to take your child to the dentist for the first time.

One of the most common questions dentists get from parents is when their son or daughter should have their first dental visit. The answer isn’t always the same, as every parent has a different idea of when they want their child to see the dentist. Continue reading to learn dentists’ recommendations for when your child should get their teeth checked. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Cleaning For A Healthy and Clean Smile

April 13th, 2018
Don’t forget about your oral health this spring! Check out this tips for a healthy and clean smile.

Don’t forget about your oral health this spring! Check out this tips for a healthy and clean smile.

When we think about spring cleaning, we usually think about dusting and vacuuming our homes, but don’t forget to check your bathroom counter! The new season of spring is a great reminder to replace old toothbrushes, buy new mouthwash or floss, and schedule a dentist appointment if you’ve been putting it off. Read the rest of this entry »