What Is Periodontitis?

February 8th, 2019
Learn about the symptoms and types of periodontitis.

Learn about the symptoms and types of periodontitis.

Periodontitis is a gum infection that causes damage to the soft tissue and destroys the done that supports teeth, and can result in loose teeth or even tooth loss. You may have heard that periodontitis is common, but the good news is that it is very preventable with proper oral hygiene. At Affinity Dental, our staff periodontist provides specialized care to patients when needed. Read the rest of this entry »

What Can I Do About My Tooth Sensitivity?

February 1st, 2019
Learn a few ways you can treat your tooth sensitivity.

Learn a few ways you can treat your tooth sensitivity.

Do you suffer from tooth sensitivity to sweet, cold, or hot food and drinks? If so, you aren’t alone- over three million Americans have pain when eating things like ice cream or sugary treats. While there are a few treatments for tooth sensitivity, it’s important to talk to your dentist as soon as possible to get advice on what will work best for your teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Surprising Causes Of Bad Breath In Children

January 25th, 2019
Learn about three surprising causes of bad breath in children.

Learn about three surprising causes of bad breath in children.

Although you make sure your child is brushing their teeth every night and morning, you may still notice that they often have bad breath. While brushing teeth is an essential part of a healthy oral care routine, it is not always enough to stop bad breath. Continue reading for a few surprising causes of bad breath in children and how to prevent them. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Tips For Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

January 18th, 2019
All parents should know these three tips for brushing children’s teeth.

All parents should know these three tips for brushing children’s teeth.

Oral care is important for people of all ages, including your young kids! Even though your children will lose their baby teeth at some point, it’s essential to practice healthy oral care habits from an early age. Continue reading to learn a few crucial tips for brushing your child’s teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Common Dental Myths and The Truth Behind Them

January 11th, 2019
Learn about the truth behind three common dental myths.

Learn about the truth behind three common dental myths.

You may have heard a few statements about the dentist and oral health that are simply untrue, and it’s important to have all the facts! Continue reading to learn about a few common dental myths you may have heard and the truth behind these statements. Read the rest of this entry »

4 New Year’s Resolutions for A Healthier Smile

January 4th, 2019
Check out these four New Year’s resolutions you should put on your list for a healthier smile!

Check out these four New Year’s resolutions you should put on your list for a healthier smile!

When making your new year resolutions for 2019, don’t forget about your smile! Oral health is very important, and the beginning of a new year is perfect for a fresh start to care for your teeth. Continue reading for four New Year’s resolutions you should make this year to ensure your teeth are happy and healthy! Read the rest of this entry »

How To Prevent Dry Mouth While Sleeping

December 21st, 2018
 Learn how to prevent dry mouth while sleeping.

Learn how to prevent dry mouth while sleeping.

If you wake up with feeling extremely thirsty or have a burning sensation in your mouth and tongue, it is likely that you have dry mouth. Many people suffer from dry mouth, and it can be frustrating to wake up every morning feeling parched. Chronic dry mouth can also be painful, and may lead to tooth and gum disease if left untreated. Continue reading to learn more about dry mouth and how to prevent it while sleeping. Read the rest of this entry »

I Chipped My Tooth! What Happens Now?

December 14th, 2018
Learn about dental problems from a chipped tooth.

Learn about dental problems from a chipped tooth.

A chipped tooth is common for adults and children, but it can be a pain to deal with. Even if you’ve experienced only a tiny chip in your tooth, it’s important to visit your dentist right away. Learn more about the dental problems you can face from a chipped tooth and why it’s crucial to make an appointment with your dentist quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Tips For Avoiding Cavities During The Holiday Season

December 7th, 2018
Check out three tips for avoiding cavities during the holiday season.

Check out three tips for avoiding cavities during the holiday season.

As we enter the holiday season, it takes a little more self-control to keep our teeth healthy and cavity free. The holidays are full of delicious candies and sweets, and while it’s okay to enjoy a few delicious treats, it’s important to keep in mind the effect the food will have on your teeth! Continue reading for a few tips for avoiding cavities during this holiday season. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Prevent Future Dental Problems

November 30th, 2018
Learn how to prevent future dental problems.

Learn how to prevent future dental problems.

The best way to ensure your teeth stay healthy for years to come is to take care of them every day! A great smile takes a little bit of effort, but it is easy to take small steps in your daily routine to prevent future dental issues and keep your teeth happy and strong. Continue reading for a few tips for preventing dental problems. Read the rest of this entry »