Category: Tips/Advice

What Do Trees Have To Do With My Oral Health? Part 2

Trees are a wonderful thing. Trees create an ecosystem, providing the habitat and food for birds, squirrels, and forest animals. Trees keep us alive by absorbing carbon dioxide and other potentially harmful gases including carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide, and releasing the oxygen that we need to breathe. And did you know that three trees planted… Read more »

More About Toothbrushes

When you were a child your parents may have bought you medium or hard-bristled toothbrushes. Today you may be wondering why dentists recommend soft-bristle brushes instead. Is it because your teeth and gums are older and more sensitive? That definitely may be one reason, but the recommendation is basically a sweeping recommendation, unless otherwise noted…. Read more »

Your Dentist’s Advice for Toothbrush Maintenance

Your toothbrush’s main purpose is to keep your mouth clean, so it should come as no surprise that keeping your toothbrush clean is paramount to maintaining your good oral health. To help ensure that your toothbrush remains free of bacteria and strong enough to effectively clean your teeth, we offer a few tips on how… Read more »

Got a Toothache? Try These Home Remedies!

Teeth can become sensitive for a number of reasons, like an advancing cavity or aggressive gum disease, to name just a couple. Depending on its severity, a toothache may be no more than a nuisance, or it may be intense enough to distract you from everything else. What is almost certain, though, is that there’s… Read more »

3 Ways to Prevent Cavities

It’s no secret that cavities are a common threat to children’s smiles, but did you know that they also affect a large majority of adults in at least one of their permanent teeth? Of all the issues that can threaten your dental health, tooth decay and cavities are among the most common, but they’re also… Read more »

Limiting Sugar Is A Smart Choice For Your Oral Health

Foods high in sugar are often targeted as poor diet choices, because they can add a large amount of empty calories to your daily consumption. However, your waistline is not the only part of your body that can be troubled by excess sugar. Plaque is a sticky buildup of bacteria that reside in your mouth,… Read more »