Dental Care

New Year, New Smile

The beginning of the new year is a time when most of us start to think critically about our health, whether it be starting a new exercise routine, incorporating more vegetables into our diets or just making time to unwind and relieve stress. One health component that is often overlooked, however, is dental health. As [...]

2020-01-08T14:33:54+00:00Dental Care|

How Your Dental Health Affects Your General Health

Many may incorrectly think that maintaining oral health is just important for keeping teeth looking white and breath smelling fresh, but actually there are several important links between dental health and the well-being of the rest of your body. Since your mouth is the entry point to the digestive and respiratory tracts, it is also [...]

2019-12-03T19:10:58+00:00Dental Care|

Vaping & Dental Health: Sink your teeth into the facts

As the use of electronic cigarettes has surged over the last several years, government health agencies and medical communities have struggled to keep up. Suppliers in the booming industry and some optimistic health experts argue that e-cigarettes present a safer alternative to traditional smoking, but that narrative is quickly losing steam. Health reports across the [...]

2019-10-28T19:37:15+00:00Dental Care|

Is Black Toothpaste a Gray Area?

Dental products containing charcoal are touted as a natural cleansing and whitening agent, but research suggests the trend could be detrimental to oral health. When most people think of charcoal, they think of firing up the grill in the summer. Recently, however, you may have seen this barbecue standby ingredient on the shelf at your [...]

2019-04-29T12:56:56+00:00Dental Care|

Five Common Misconceptions About Veneers

Whether you're looking to overhaul your entire smile or simply want to address one specific tooth, veneers offer a long-term and versatile solution to a myriad of dental issues. Veneers are extremely thin shells made of tooth-colored material that adhere to the surface of your teeth. Because veneers are permanent, it's understandable why patients may [...]

2019-04-18T15:20:45+00:00Dental Care|

Grinding Your Teeth? Here’s How to Stop

Grinding your teeth may be a habit that you’ve picked up over the years, or it can be something you’ve been doing for as long as you remember. Perhaps you grind your teeth in your sleep and you’ve only recently realized it. Regardless, it is a bad habit that can eventually lead to more serious [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:41+00:00Dental Care|

Teens and Teeth: What You Need to Know

Let’s be honest – teens are a handful in more ways than one. It’s not uncommon for teenagers to stray from the instructions of their parents during adolescence, and start trying to forge their own path. However, when it comes to maintaining your teen’s dental health, it’s important to make sure they are taking proper [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:46+00:00Dental Care|

Beating Bad Breath

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression! That’s why its so important to present your best self whenever you meet somebody for the first time. Whether you are preparing for a job interview, going on a date, or meeting new people in a social setting, you will be Most people know [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:50+00:00Dental Care|

Dental Caries: Treatments, Signs, and Symptoms

Dental caries, which are also referred to as tooth decay or cavities, are one of the most widespread diseases today, but also among the most preventable conditions. When you eat certain foods, the bacteria on your teeth breaks them down and produces acids that have the ability to seriously damage the hard tissues of your [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:17+00:00Dental Care|

Keeping Your Guard Up Against Sports Related Dental Injuries

Over the years, sports participation by youths has grown steadily. It is estimated that 20 to 25 million youths participate in competitive sports. As a result of this growth in participation levels, incidence of injury has also increased. Some have reported sports to account for approximately 36 percent of all unintentional injuries to children and [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:35+00:00Dental Care|