Do You Brush Your Teeth Too Hard?

As kids, we are all told how necessary it is to brush our teeth properly each day for protection against cavities. Dutifully, many of us grew up vigorously scrubbing our teeth like a maid on steroids trying to remove calcified grit from the shower tile. After all, the harder you scrub, the better the result,… Read more »

The Purpose of Remineralization in the Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel coats your teeth to provide a strong layer of protection against tooth decay and other health risks. However, if it is affected by bacteria, acids or time, tooth enamel can wear away, and it doesn’t come back. As an act of self-protection, the tooth enamel remineralizes itself every day to regain mineral density,… Read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Mouthwash

If you are looking for an additional cleaning utensil to keep your smile bright beyond brushing and flossing, consider the use of mouthwash. However, whereas cosmetic mouthwash is designed to only mask bad breath and other ailments, a therapeutic mouthwash may be needed if you wish to provide actual oral health care benefits such as… Read more »

Are You Showing the Signs of Gum Disease?

Do you have bleeding, receding, red, tender or swollen gums? Are you finding yourself with tooth sensitivity, pain when chewing, and loose teeth? Or bad breath that never seems to go away? These are all signs of the stages of gum disease. In the beginning stages of gum disease or gingivitis, you can treat it… Read more »

Guarding Your Child’s Oral Health

If you stay up all night soothing a child, hang in there! You’ll sleep regular hours again. To help you keep your baby’s teeth healthy, we’ve put together a tiny bit of information for you on dental care for babies. If you have any further queries about this information, or if you’d like to take… Read more »

Flossing: Are You Giving Your Smile the Attention and Care It Deserves?

To give your smile the attention and care it deserves to thrive requires brushing and flossing daily. While brushing twice a day removes plaque and oral debris off of your teeth, flossing daily cleans the tight space between your pearly whites. This habit, recommended by the American Dental Association, works to prevent gum disease and… Read more »

Enjoy the New Year with Your New Smile Thanks to Dental Sealants

Were you aware that children are highly susceptible to numerous forms of oral health damage such as cavities? Due to their heavy risk for dental damage in the form of tooth decay, it is a good idea to think about preventive treatments such as dental sealants to protect your teeth from future damage that can… Read more »

Mouthguards Make Teeth Safe

Every year there are literally thousands of teeth that are severely damaged or knocked out of the mouth because the victim of a sports accident was not wearing a mouthguard. Sports are the major culprit for most mouth and teeth related injuries. Not only can sporting accidents cause the death of a tooth requiring root… Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Jaw Pain Treatments

Are you feeling any additional jaw or face pain this holiday season? With the influx of numerous new sweets and treats that you normally might not consume during the regular year, you might find yourself suffering from additional pains and discomfort. If you are suffering from jaw or facial pain, it is important to locate… Read more »

Dental Mouth Guard Durability

If you’re already donning an oral mouth guard, we salute you! (And if you’re not donning one but keen on what one could do for you, please give us a call.) There’s one thing that’s important to note with dental mouth guards: although they’re shaped to aid your chompers to last a long time, they… Read more »