13 06, 2017

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body The mouth is a window into the health of the body. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. For example, systemic diseases—those that affect the entire body, such as diabetes, AIDS and Sjögren’s syndrome—may first become apparent because of mouth lesions or other oral problems. The mouth is [...]

13 06, 2017

Why is Brushing Teeth So Important?

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Brushing Teeth|0 Comments

Why is Brushing Teeth So Important? Brushing with toothpaste is important for several reasons. First and foremost, a toothpaste and a correct brushing action work to remove plaque, a sticky, harmful film of bacteria that grows on your teeth that causes cavities, gum disease and eventual tooth loss if not controlled. Second, toothpaste contains fluoride, [...]

13 06, 2017

Dental Implant Surgery

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Dental Implants|0 Comments

Dental Implant Surgery More and more people are getting dental implants to replace missing teeth. They're a long-term solution that is imbedded in your jawbone, just like your natural teeth. They even go your natural teeth one better, since they can't develop cavities. Plus, unlike fixed bridges or removable dentures, dental implants will not affect [...]

1 06, 2017

Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's no secret that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too. In addition to affecting your overall health, tobacco use and smoking can cause a number of oral health issues, ranging from oral cancer to discolored teeth. “You can get yellow teeth [...]

1 06, 2017

Do Ergonomic Toothbrushes Clean Teeth Better?

By | June 1st, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The concept of ergonomics has resulted in a reinvention of the simple toothbrush — but can the new toothbrushes really make a difference? The practice of brushing your teeth hasn’t changed much since 1938, the year that the modern toothbrush was introduced. But the toothbrush itself has evolved quite a bit. Stroll through the oral [...]

23 05, 2017

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist

By | May 23rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits. Many people are familiar with the fear that can precede a visit to the dentist, but new research shows that talk therapy can help when that anxiety becomes a crippling phobia. In the study, British investigators tried an approach called cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), [...]

2 05, 2017

Flavored waters are eroding your teeth

By | May 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

If sipping flavored water keeps you going throughout the day, I am sorry to burst your bubble. I know you are trying to do the right thing, staying hydrated and avoiding sugar and additives from sodas and other soft drinks. And the variety of fun new flavors on the market make otherwise boring water exciting [...]

2 05, 2017

This Is What Your Teeth Can Reveal About Your Overall Health

By | May 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it’s a necessity. Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and bad breath. It is critically important because it can help prevent certain medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. And here’s something else: The state of your teeth, mouth and gums can [...]

2 05, 2017

Should You Bleach Your Teeth?

By | May 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

If you want whiter teeth, you probably already know that most of what you can do at home only removes surface stains. Changing the shade of your enamel requires bleaching. And that can mean a trip to the dentist to sit in front of that mysterious blue light. It can sound like a serious undertaking, [...]

24 04, 2017

About Kids’ Teeth

By | April 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

About Kids’ Teeth We have two sets of teeth during life: 20 temporary baby teeth and 32 permanent adult teeth. Baby Teeth and Teething Baby teeth usually appear when your baby is between 6 months and 1 year old. The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives recommends a dentist examine your child no later than [...]