Category: Preventive Dentistry

What’s the Big Deal About Drinking Soda?

If you are the kind of person who loves drinking a soda in the morning, and at lunch, and as an afternoon snack, then you might already be aware of how many calories you are consuming on a daily basis. But what you might not realize is how devastating a soda habit can be for… Read more »

Could Chewing Gum Help Prevent Cavities?

Do you love to grab a stick of gum after lunch to freshen your breath before you chat with coworkers? If so, you might not even realize that your gum habit could actually be helping you prevent dental cavities. That is, if you’re choosing a sugar-free gum. Sugar-free chewing gum can help to limit tartar… Read more »

Can You Answer Basic Smile Questions?

As someone interested in keeping your teeth and gums feeling and looking their best, you may have already taken several steps to care for your smile. That said, if you don’t truly understand what preventive care actually takes, or what to do in the case of dental problems, then you are more likely to suffer… Read more »

Is What’s In Your Glass Damaging Your Dental Health?

Do you love waking up to enjoy a piping hot cup of coffee? Is that cup filled with more cream and sugar than coffee? What about the afternoon slump you hit at work? Is it a soda or sweet tea that helps you get your energy levels back up? If you are regularly filling your… Read more »

Got Questions? Talk to Your Preventive Dentist

Do you ever wonder if there is more that you should be doing to help protect your smile from issues like cavities? What about your gums? Gum disease is prevalent, yet it’s largely preventable with good hygiene and other smart choices. In other words, knowing how to properly care for your smile can be essential… Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

Did you know that studies from the Centers for Disease Control reveal half of adults older than 35 suffer from some form of periodontal disease? What causes gum disease? By understanding the factors behind the disease’s onset, you can take steps to help protect your smile.

Your Dentist’s Advice to Prevent Cavities

In your quest to prevent cavities, you probably already know not to binge on candy or skip brushing and flossing your teeth. However, there’s more to cavities than just sugar and plaque. In fact, fully understanding cavities will help you gain the upper hand in protecting your smile from their development. Even if you’ve already… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Dental Checkups?

Despite the fact that regular checkups and cleanings are important, many people often postpone or skip their appointments, unaware of the damage they may be doing. Like brushing and flossing your teeth, checkups and cleanings are only effective when they’re performed consistently. To help you understand their importance, and why you should make them a… Read more »

Causes Behind Adult Tooth Loss

There’s a reason behind every dental health concern and symptom that you experience, and addressing those reasons is the key to restoring your smile. However, while issues such as tooth decay and gum disease can often be managed, more serious concerns like tooth loss require a more comprehensive approach. Fortunately, you can effectively rebuild your… Read more »

Easy Tips For A Smile-Safe Summer

As you may have noticed, we are typically ready with oral health tips for just about any scenario imaginable. Inviting guests over? We have tips for their smiles. Preparing for an upcoming wedding? We have tips. Getting ready to enjoy a long, fun summer – we have suggestions for that too, and just in time!… Read more »