Oral Health Advisory: Dental Anxiety

If you find yourself constantly suffering from dental anxiety, it means that underlying stresses and fears will need to be dealt with. There are several forms of treatments that can help alleviate concerns and worries that often arise with dental anxiety. However, always be sure to let your dentist know about any concerns or worries… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Require First-Aid Until You Can See the Dentist

When you suffer a blow to the mouth from an accident or a sports injury, the damage to soft oral tissues and teeth can range in severity. In such cases, some basic dental first-aid will help manage your discomfort, while you are waiting for emergency treatment from Dr. at . You can clear any debris… Read more »

Flossing for Success in 2018

We all know that brushing teeth is the foundation for good oral hygiene. But do you put equal focus on flossing? Flossing should be brushing’s lifelong companion. It serves similar purposes to brushing, as it removes plaque and food particles. However, flossing removes them from places your brush cannot reach–the spaces in between your teeth…. Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Oral Cancer Screening

As the winter season comes around once more, have you done everything you can to keep the oral health in good standing this year? Specifically, have you had an oral cancer screening yet this year? If not, it is important to have your oral cancer screening to determine if you’re suffering from the health disorder…. Read more »

The Storing and Caring of Toothbrushes

As adults, there are many things we need to take care of. The car, the house, the dog. But is your toothbrush on the list? It should be! Here are 3 basic steps to taking care of your toothbrush. Replace it Frequently: Toothbrushes only last three to four months. This is true even if the… Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth for a Great Smile!

Taking care of your teeth and gums means dedicating a few minutes every day to oral hygiene habits, and being aware of the foods you eat. This is a fairly simple process, and can easily be achieved by anyone who wants a great smile! First, brush and floss your teeth. You should brush twice a… Read more »

A Case of Dental Attrition Needs Timely Treatment to Prevent Further Complications

Dental attrition can occur when minor deviations in your dentition cause two of your teeth to wear on each other. As this starts to happen an increasing amount of tooth enamel and dental structure can gradually erode from the tooth. In time a new cavity could form in the area, or the tooth could suffer… Read more »

What Do You Know About Water Flossing?

If flossing with the long string is a struggle, switch to a water flosser. Typically, water flossers are used when a traditional thread becomes too difficult due to muscle disorders, a physical accident, orthodontic braces are being worn, or simply old age. No matter what reason you need to switch to a water flosser, they… Read more »

Freshen Your Breath the Right Way

While it’s true that more than 50 million people in the United States suffer from bad breath, the solution is simple: develop the right dental hygiene behaviors to keep your mouth clean and bacteria-free. Follow the following guide and you’ll be bad-breath-free Brush your teeth twice per day. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Enhance Your Previously Unappealing Smile

Many people find that a white and winning smile is an important factor in self-image and helps bolster the kind of self-confidence that empowers personal success. Chronic staining problems, mismatched fillings and other cosmetic imperfection in your smile can rob you of this effect and leave you wanting for solutions. In a situation like this… Read more »