Posts Tagged ‘oral care’

Why Chewing Ice Is Bad For Your Teeth

Friday, February 16th, 2018
Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Do you find yourself often chewing ice? Many people tend to chew the ice in their soda when it’s a very hot day, and they need to cool down, or when enjoying a shaved ice treat. While chewing ice now and then won’t lead to long-term effects, it only takes one hard bite to break a tooth. Continue reading to learn about the dangers of chewing ice, and what ice cravings could mean for your health. (more…)

How Bad Is Soda For Your Teeth?

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Many dentists tell their patients to avoid things that are bad for their teeth, such as candy and soda. However, do you know what soda really does to your teeth and what types of drinks are the worst for your oral health? Continue reading to learn all about the negative effects that soda has on your teeth and how to maintain a healthy smile. (more…)

Why Do We Visit The Dentist Every 6 Months?

Friday, January 26th, 2018
dental checkups

Find out why visiting the dentist twice a year is very important for your oral health.

Have you ever thought about why you visit the dentist twice a year, even when you don’t think you have any problems with your teeth? Dental visits are very important, as you may not be aware of some oral health problems until a dental professional takes a look at your teeth. If you question why you need to go to the dentist for your semi-annual appointment, read our blog to learn why dental visits are essential for everyone! (more…)

4 Things You Need To Know Before Choosing Invisalign

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Take a look at the pros and cons of Invisalign before making your decision!

Take a look at the pros and cons of Invisalign before making your decision!

Invisalign is very popular, as 65 percent of adults don’t have aligned teeth but do not want traditional braces. Invisalign has many advantages over braces, as they are virtually invisible, removable, and very comfortable. However, they do require some maintenance and extra care and should be worn an average of 22 hours a day for best results. If you are thinking about opting for Invisalign but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for you, continue reading to learn a few important facts before making the decision. (more…)

Dental Health Resolutions For 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018
For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

At the beginning of a new year, we tend to think about ways we can improve our lives and our health. This year, make improving your oral health a resolution! Your dental health is an essential part of your overall health and wellness, although it often goes overlooked. Take the time in 2018 to provide extra care to your teeth and gums, and commit to a great year of oral health! (more…)

How To Reduce Braces Pain

Friday, December 22nd, 2017
benefits of braces

Are you experiencing pain from your braces? Here are a few simple remedies to help soothe swelling or inflammation.

While braces are extremely important for creating a beautiful and healthy smile, they can be uncomfortable and at times, painful. The good news is that braces pain is usually temporary and can be treated with a few simple methods.

Is Fluoride Toothpaste Good Or Bad For Toddlers?

Friday, December 15th, 2017
kids brushing teeth

Should or child use fluoride toothpaste or not?

A common question that parents ask is “is fluoride toothpaste bad for my child?” After a change in guidelines from the American Dental Association, the question is heard by dentists everywhere. The ADA used to recommend that parents wait until their kids turn two before using fluoride toothpaste, but in 2014 they revised the statement to say parents can use a “smear” of fluoride toothpaste when their child’s teeth begin to show. (more…)

What To Do When You Break A Tooth

Friday, December 8th, 2017
Broken tooth? Here’s how to deal with it.

Broken tooth? Here’s how to deal with it.

There are not many dental traumas worse than breaking a front tooth. It can be painful to eat and talk and can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. When you break a tooth, you should be prepared by knowing the best steps to take and the decisions you need to make. (more…)

Why Do I Need To Floss?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
flossing technique

Ever wondered why dentists always tell you to floss? Here’s why!

While most people keep up with brushing their teeth twice a day, many people don’t keep up with another crucial step in their oral health routine: flossing. Flossing can be seen of as a chore, but it’s the greatest tool you have for protecting your teeth from plaque. If you’ve ever wondered why flossing is so important, we have the answers! (more…)

Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Friday, November 10th, 2017
Woman with tooth pain

Do you know why some people get their wisdom teeth removed, while some never do?

Many people have had their wisdom teeth removed, but do you know the reasoning behind a dentist’s decision to remove the teeth? While you may know a lot of people who’ve had all their wisdom teeth extracted, some people may have only had two removed, or some may even still have their wisdom teeth as adults. Here are some of the reasons why the teeth are extracted for some people, while others may never need the teeth removed. (more…)