A proper nutritional diet helps the teeth develop resistance against infections. It also reduces the risks of periodontal diseases and teeth loss. Did you know that the food you eat affects your general and oral health? Well, it does. Although brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly play a significant role in dental hygiene, nutrition […]
What Are the Different Types of Tooth Discoloration?
While whitening products are a popular stain removal option, the best stain treatment option is visiting a professional dentist. Did you know that stains are the main reason why teeth lose their natural brightness? Stains cause teeth discoloration, categorized as extrinsic discoloration, intrinsic discoloration, and white spots. Below, we’ll discuss the different types of stains, […]
Causes and Treatments for Overbites
Many people go through life with a minor overbite that causes no issues. However, for others, an overbite can cause pain and other dental issues. We can help! You might be surprised to learn that most people have at least a minor overbite. However, not everyone needs treatment. If you have been told you have […]
Does Vitamin D Have an Impact on Your Dental Health?
If you or your child have experienced tooth decay, it’s a good idea to have your vitamin D levels checked. While more studies are needed, vitamin D supplements may help lower your risk of gum disease. At your last dental checkup, were you told that you need to brush and floss better? Well, don’t worry, […]
10 Tips for a Healthy Smile
You brush your teeth twice a day and floss. Is there really more you can do to take good care of your teeth? Although brushing and flossing regularly is essential, optimum oral hygiene involves more than just your ordinary routine. Many factors contribute to cavities and gum disease. So even though you brush and floss, […]
What Causes Dry Mouth and How Can it Affect Your Teeth?
A decrease in saliva and dry mouth can range from being a mild annoyance to something that has a major impact on your general and oral health. Have you ever experienced a dry mouth? Almost everyone has, and it can be an uncomfortable feeling. However, a constant dry mouth is a common problem for many […]
What Is a Dental Bone Graft and Why Would You Need It?
Bone grafting goes hand-in-hand with dental implants. If you have lost an adult tooth and plan on getting a dental implant, it is normal to need a bone graft. Bone grafting is a procedure that has been around for a very long time. It has several useful medical applications, including dental bone grafting. But what […]
Dental Care During Pregnancy – What You Should Know
Getting a checkup during pregnancy is safe and important to your dental health. From the moment you find out that you’re pregnant to giving birth, you are busy with trips to the doctor, hospital tours, setting up the nursery, and much more. It’s an exciting time that can also seem overwhelming. There’s so much to […]
The Facts About Fluoride
So what is the truth about fluoride? It’s essential to take a look at science-based answers to the questions you may have. Over the years, misinformation and confusion have spread about fluoride. Many people are concerned that fluoride is toxic. For decades, the media has portrayed fluoridation and fluoride products as hazardous waste and as […]
Many are Delaying Their Dental Check-Ups Due to COVID
The risk of undetected dental infections that could happen by not seeing a dentist is much higher than the likelihood of getting sick when visiting the dentist. Most people have been doing what they have to do to stay safe to reduce the transmission of COVID. However, limiting many of our public encounters means limiting […]