Category: General Dentistry

Valentine’s Day Daddy Daughter Dance

Calling all dads and daughters! Oh, and calling all grandfathers and granddaughters, uncles and nieces, too! Valentine’s Day is steadily approaching, so what better way to celebrate than to bring your sweetheart to a Valentine’s Day dance? So put on your best duds, slip on your dancing shoes, and come out for a special way… Read more »

Treatment Options for Dry Mouth

In an earlier post, we discussed the causes of dry mouth and how it can adversely affect your oral health. In this post, you can read more about the symptoms of the condition, also known as xerostomia. You can also discover more about your treatment options. Of course, the best way to determine which treatment… Read more »

Dry Mouth Causes Cavities and Other Health Concerns

Are you plagued by a constant sandpapery tongue? Does your mouth feel like it is stuffed with cotton balls, no matter how much water you drink? If so, you may be suffering from dry mouth, or xerostomia. The condition can be caused by many different factors, and, as you well know, it can really disrupt… Read more »

Is Your Dental Hygiene Naughty or Nice?

You know what they say about Santa. He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. You may not know that he also knows when you’re brushing your teeth. (At least, that’s what you can tell your kids.) What if he really did, though? How would your dental hygiene stack up? Would it… Read more »

Worried About Tooth Decay? Why You Should Be

You have plenty to worry about when it comes to your smile. Are your teeth still bright? Is there anything stuck between them? Is that slight sensitivity something you should worry about? Tooth decay, however, comes with its own unique set of worries, such as are you at risk for it, do you already have… Read more »

The Best Foods for Your Teeth

The foods you eat can have a big impact your oral health as well as your overall health. Eating nutritious foods can make your teeth and gums healthier, and reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. The ADA recommends that you follow nutritionist’s guides for healthy eating, such as choosing fruits, vegetables, and… Read more »

Prevent Tooth Loss by Preventing Why It Happens

Is losing teeth a worry at the back of your mind? If you have older family members with a history of tooth loss, then it might seem like an especially worrisome prospect. While heredity might play a role in some of the issues that could lead to missing teeth, their actual loss doesn’t necessarily run… Read more »

3 Things You Should Know About Jaw Health (Pt. 2)

In our previous article, we discussed a bit about your jaw health. Particularly, how certain forms of discomfort could directly, or indirectly, be a sign of a jaw dysfunction. TMJs, short for your temporomandibular joints, are the hinges upon which your lower jaw, or mandible moves. When these joints and/or the muscles that power their movement… Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath is something we all deal with at some point, like when we first wake up in the morning, or after eating something smothered in garlic or onions. Chronic bad breath, though, isn’t as common as morning breath or garlic breath. If it doesn’t go away after brushing and flossing your teeth, then the… Read more »

A Closer Look at your Dental Anatomy

Be honest: Do you take your teeth for granted? However, if one of your pearly whites suddenly became loose or fell out, you would probably wish this incident had never happened. Getting to know your dental anatomy a little better might elicit a stronger connection between you and your grin, so you feel empowered to… Read more »