Posts Tagged ‘oral care’

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

Friday, 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! (more…)

What Is Cracked Tooth Syndrome?

Friday, 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. (more…)

3 Common Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, 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. (more…)

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Friday, 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. (more…)

Spring Cleaning For A Healthy and Clean Smile

Friday, 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. (more…)

How Do I Deal With Dry Mouth?

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Learn how to treat and prevent dry mouth.

Learn how to treat and prevent dry mouth.

While everyone’s mouth feels dry occasionally, dry mouth is a condition when you do not have enough saliva to keep your mouth feeling wet or moisturized. Dry mouth can be the result of medication, or if your salivary glands are just not working properly. Continue reading to learn more about dry mouth and treatment options. (more…)

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth At Night

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw and tooth pain? If it happens frequently, you may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding can develop at any age, and is most often done while unconscious in a deep sleep. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of teeth grinding and a few treatment options. (more…)

7 Best Foods to Eat if You Have Gum Disease

Friday, March 9th, 2018
Learn the best food to eat for a gum disease fighting diet.

Learn the best food to eat for a gum disease-fighting diet.

Did you know that over half of Americans have some form of gum disease? The good news, however, is that if gum disease is caught early enough, the progression can be stopped and the damage may be reversed. You can only stop the progression of gum disease with a combination of a gum disease fighting diet, professional oral care, and proper oral hygiene. (more…)

3 Special Oral Health Concerns For Pregnant Women

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Pregnancy brings many changes to a woman’s life, including her oral health. Many women are unaware of the changes they should expect to see in their oral health before they become pregnant, but it’s an important discussion to have. While you may think of oral health as just brushing and flossing daily, pregnant women are often concerned about a lot more oral health problems. (more…)

Should Your Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Do you need your wisdom teeth removed?

Do you need your wisdom teeth removed?

Wisdom teeth removal is a common procedure, as many people expect that they’ll have to have their wisdom teeth taken out when they reach the ages of 17-21. However, not everyone needs their wisdom teeth removed, and can go on with their whole lives without any pain at all. Continue reading to learn the most common reasons why wisdom teeth are removed. (more…)