Your Smile and Your Health Are Related

Why would dental cleanings affect your body as well as your smile? Regular professional teeth cleanings work with your daily oral routine to maintain good oral health and resulting in a healthy smile. Preventing tooth decay and gum disease is an ongoing challenge that can be possible with healthy habits along with regular professional dental cleanings. Daily brushing…

Dental Crowns: An Introduction

When a tooth has been damaged by injury, decay, or simply day-to-day wear and tear, it may need more restorative care than a simple dental filling. When a tooth requires significant restoration, our dentist may recommend a dental crown. You may have heard of crowns before, but would you like to learn more? Why does…

How to Floss Your Teeth for a Healthier Smile!

A healthier smile is as close as your dental floss dispenser! The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once a day for a healthy smile. While toothbrushes effectively remove plaque and food debris from the tops and sides of teeth, dental floss reaches those tight crevices between…

Understanding Gum Disease

Did you know, many people suffer from gum disease and don’t know they have it, until sever damage occurs? Gum disease is an infection that targets your gum tissue that supports your teeth. In most cases, gum disease is painless and hard to detect at first. That is why keeping regular dental appointments are necessary…

How You Can Avoid Canker Sores

Have you ever had a canker sore? If you have, you know how annoying they can be. Typically—despite canker sores being fairly small—they can be quite painful. Unlike cold sores, canker sores always appear inside of the mouth, either on your lips, your tongue, or the side of your mouth and are not contagious. Sadly,…

Ten Terrible Treats For Your Teeth

Food helps to keep both your body and teeth healthy. Though many foods strengthen and rebuild tooth enamel, some have the opposite effect. Here are ten foods and drinks you should avoid if you want to keep your teeth healthy. Sticky Foods: Sticky foods like candies and dried fruits can linger on teeth, which gives…