Effects Of Sugar On Your Teeth

Now that it’s October, Halloween is right around the corner! After that comes Thanksgiving and Christmas along with all the other sugary treats we look forward to! While we can still enjoy these, we need to watch our intake of the amount of sugar we eat. Sweets high in sugar are the number one contributor… Read more »

Bad Breath

Are you experiencing bad breath? And no matter what you try, it doesn’t go away? A lot of patients deal with bad breath so we have some tips for you! There are many causes of bad breath but a few common ones are bacteria, having a dry mouth, gum disease, food getting stuck in teeth,… Read more »

Receding Gums

Many patients experience receding gums, it is a common condition. Receding gums can be caused by gum or tissue disease, overly aggressive brushing or flossing, abnormal teeth positioning, grinding of the teeth, or not keeping up good oral health. It can also be caused by genetics. The most important thing is to continue keeping your… Read more »

What to do When Your Tooth Hurts

There are various reasons why your teeth might be hurting. Once you have ruled out tooth sensitivity, which is where you eat or drink something hot or cold, and you feel a sudden sharp pain that goes away momentarily, you may have something more serious going on. A toothache is not a pleasant feeling, especially… Read more »

Maintain Your Dental Health By Brushing Your Teeth Correctly

If you want to maintain good dental health, then you need to brush and floss your teeth regularly. Brushing will disrupt the formation of plaque, a film of bacteria that collects on teeth and produces acids to eat away at enamel. Brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste cleans away most of the plaque… Read more »

Sealants for Your Teeth

Dental sealants are your teeth’s superhero protector, next to brushing, flossing, and using a fluoride mouthwash rinse in your daily oral hygiene regimen. Dental sealants are a plastic coating which your dentist paints onto the chewing surfaces of your teeth that have pits and fissures where harmful bacteria can slowly erode the tooth. Most often… Read more »

What to do if Your Gums are Bleeding

Your teeth are not the only important parts of your mouth to protect when you are reviewing your dental hygiene regimen. Your gums are vital in keeping your teeth in place, providing a safe space for them to rest as they sit in the jaw. You will want to take good care of your gums,… Read more »

Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

To some, wisdom teeth removal is a rite of passage. To others, it is a necessary evil. However, is wisdom teeth removal always necessary? Here are a few of the reasons for wisdom teeth removal and a few reasons for keeping them. When Don’t I Need My Wisdom Teeth Removed Most of the time, our… Read more »

Considering An Oral Piercing? Consider The Health Risks First

Oral piercings can be put in the lips, tongue, cheeks, and even the uvula at the back of the throat. These may seem like a cool thing to have, but the risks to your oral health are not so cool. Here are some ways an oral piercing can affect the health of your mouth. The… Read more »