Tooth Sensitivity Issues

Tooth enamel is the incredibly hard substance that gives your teeth the integrity to chew and grind food. This durability is provided by an intricate network of microscopic mineral crystals. Over the course of a single day, the pervasive bacteria in your mouth, as well as interaction with acidic foods and beverages you consume, can… Read more »

Toothbrushing: Some Helpful Advice

Brushing your teeth twice a day, once in the morning and once at night, is important for your oral health. However, Dr. and our team stress that brushing your teeth properly is even more important for a healthy mouth. To improve your dental hygiene effectiveness, follow the following tips: Choose the Right Toothbrush Just any… Read more »

Responding to Dental Emergencies

What do you know about dental emergencies? Do you know how you should respond to different emergencies? Or that different emergencies should be responded to in different ways? For example, if you’re in an accident where one of your teeth is cracked, dislodged, or completely knocked out, you should visit your dentist as soon as… Read more »

Using Whitening Toothpaste to Brighten Minor Stains During Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Your tooth enamel is made up of densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. At the same time, certain compounds can stick to your teeth and over time can permeate the microscopic spaces in the enamel, causing stains. Stains on teeth in your smile can leave you self-conscious about your smile and wanting to explore your whitening… Read more »

Types of Floss

Forming proper oral hygiene habits is very important to the health of your smile. Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day to care for your smile. You may wonder what type of floss is the best. The best type of floss is the type that you enjoy using. Choose… Read more »

What Cavities Can Do to Your Teeth

You know that cavities are bad news, but did you know that it can be difficult to detect a cavity while it’s forming? And while you could know that having a cavity is a problem, did you know that not treating a cavity could lead to a wide array of problems. Sadly, a cavity is… Read more »

Do You Have Canker Sores?

If you have frequent, tiny but painful sores in your mouth, you are not alone. This is called a canker sore, or “aphthous ulcer”. Unlike cold sores, canker sores are not contagious, they show up inside the mouth (lips, cheeks, tongue, gums and palate), and disappear within a few days or weeks. They appear pale… Read more »

Encourage your Child to Maintain Dental Sealants in their Oral Hygiene Routine

The dental sealants your dentist applied to your child’s molars and premolars are an inexpensive way to protect the biting surface of those teeth. The resin material of the sealants blocks bacteria from being able to exploit residual plaque and food particles to cause decay in the enamel. Even though the resin is durable and… Read more »

The 3 Dental Issues You Can Face During Pregnancy

Did you know that your pregnancy could potentially affect your oral health? Well, it’s true! Because of the many ways your body is changing and because of the things that happen each day, your smile is prone to many dental issues, including: Pregnancy Gingivitis Because of the hormones produced during pregnancy, there is a high… Read more »

Teaching Your Child the Ways of Brushing

As your child grows, it’s important to teach them the life lessons that will help them succeed in life, and one of those life lessons is how to brush their teeth. Oral hygiene is extremely important if you want your child to have a strong and healthy smile, so why don’t you start teaching your… Read more »