Dental Erosion is the irreversible loss of dental hard tissue caused by acid and not bacteria. It is also known as acid erosion. Erosion happens when acids wear away the enamel of the teeth. The majority of the time erosion is caused by the food and drinks you consume. It is caused by food and … Continue reading How to Prevent Dental Erosion
I’m sure we can all agree that waking up with a headache is not a great start to your day! What if I told you there was a cure for some of you with frequent headaches that doesn’t require any medications? Believe it or not, your teeth can be the source of the headaches. If … Continue reading Is a Night Guard Right for You?
We’ve talked before about the effects that periodontal disease can have on the rest of the body, but tooth loss has other effects that most people don’t think about. Studies have shown that people that have fewer than 20 of their own teeth are more likely to become frail and have weak joints and muscles. … Continue reading Effects of Missing Teeth
If there was an easy way to prevent something from happening before it happens would you do it? Why not, right? Brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities but sealants are the next best thing. What is a sealant? A sealant is a protective coat that is applied on the chewing surface … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Sealants
It’s that time of year again. It’s cold and flu season. Taking care of your dental health is always important but it is especially important when you are sick. I know it’s hard to get yourself off the couch when you are feeling down and out but don’t make it an excuse for putting your … Continue reading Tips for Good Oral Health During Cold and Flu Season
As we begin the New Year we start to see all the posts about New Year resolutions, lifestyle changes, “new year, new me,” you get the point. There’s something about the excitement of change and we don’t want you to miss out. This is the year you can make the change you’ve always wanted to … Continue reading New Year, New You
There is always that one person around the holidays that just seems impossible to shop for. They either already have everything or you don’t think they’ll like anything you get. Look no further because we have the perfect gift idea for you! The Oral-B powered toothbrush is an excellent gift for this holiday season. The … Continue reading The Perfect Holiday Gift
It seems like there is always a lot of focus on what to do to take care of your teeth, but let’s talk for a minute about what not to do. There are several everyday habits that are harmful for your teeth. Some habits to avoid include: Nail biting/Using teeth to open things Biting your … Continue reading Everyday Habits that are harmful for your teeth
Who knew gum disease could cause so many other health issues? Studies have linked gum disease to heart disease. It’s hard to believe because it seems so unrelated, doesn’t it? When you have bacteria in the mouth it can enter the bloodstream through bleeding gums and travel to your heart. Your gums are full of … Continue reading The Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease
You decide this year that you are going to buy your family season passes to your favorite amusement park. The tickets are good until the end of the year. The year comes and goes before you know it and you didn’t make it to the park at all. Just like that the season passes are … Continue reading Use it or Lose it!