Category: Dental Health

Dental Care For The Mature Mouth

As your body ages so do your teeth, and as your body can begin to develop issues due to aging, your teeth can too. That is why visiting your dentist regularly as you age is important. There are common problems that develop in the mature mouth regardless of how attentive you are to your dental… Read more »

Be Aware Of Bruxing By Taking Our Quiz

If you are not familiar with the term bruxing it means, according to dental literature, “diurnal and nocturnal parafunctional activity that includes clenching, bracing, gnashing, and grinding of teeth.”  In short, bruxers grind and clench their teeth sometimes at night and sometimes during the day, or both. While most people probably brux at one time… Read more »

More Than Tooth Decay

If you are busy with work and kids, dental checkups may seem a pointless expense, and a pain to try to attend. But would you skip out on your yearly physician’s exam? Probably not. You know that your doctor is checking for illnesses that you do not want to get, and it is a relief… Read more »

How Serious is Gum Disease?

Teeth seem to get all the attention. When we think of an attractive smile, we think of even, pearly-white teeth. When we think of dental health problems, we tend to focus on cavities, chips, and breaks that occur in the teeth. But just as healthy gums subtly accentuate the beauty of a healthy smile, they… Read more »

The Facts Behind Invisalign® Clear Aligners

Have you ever wondered with all the new treatment procedures and material developments in the dental field why they have not yet developed braces that are more comfortable to wear, less conspicuous, and work faster? Well, they have. If you don’t want to bother with old-fashioned, clunky, metal braces, you may want to find out… Read more »

What Your Dental Checkup Should Consist Of

Brushing and flossing aren’t the only steps to oral hygiene. Seeing your dentist regularly is an important preventive measure. It is usually recommended that patients see their dentist every six months, but some patients, including those with diabetes, HIV, and periodontal disease, may need to visit their dentist more often. Dental checkups aren’t just about… Read more »

Your Teeth Age Too

When you are young your teeth are strong and white. You may think, because they are made of calcified tissue (dentin) and protected by a strong, clear coating of enamel, that they will always stay that way. Not true. Your teeth age just like you do. That’s not to say that you can’t keep your… Read more »

Four Tips For Strong Tooth Enamel

Your teeth are protected by a clear, hard coating called enamel. Enamel helps protect your teeth from decay. Tooth enamel is one of the hardest substances in your body but it can still weaken and wear. It is important to keep your enamel strong in order to keep your teeth healthy. Brushing your teeth at… Read more »

A New Way To Repair Cavities?

Would you do a happy dance if you found out there was a new way to repair cavities? I bet many people would. Imagine getting rid of the dental drill. Just the sound makes your hair stand on end. Many people avoid dental treatments because the idea of getting a tooth drilled fills them with… Read more »

The Sad Facts About Smoking

Are you a smoker? If not, there is no doubt you know somebody who is. Smoking is an unhealthy habit. Let’s face it, it can kill you. Smoking causes lung cancer and it has been estimated that over 158,000 Americans will die from lung cancer in 2015. Smoking also causes emphysema, mouth cancer, throat cancer,… Read more »