Top 5 Dental Problems

We are all probably pretty familiar with reasons one might go to the emergency room: maybe a broken leg, or a car accident. What kind of problems arise in the dental world? Read this article to find out. Bad Breath – if you deal with bad breath – you are not alone! More than 85%… Read more »

How An Abscessed Tooth Is Treated

Fractured teeth or decaying ones can allow bacteria to enter into the pulp chamber at the center of the tooth. This can infect the nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues of the pulp and cause pulp death. The infection can spread to the tooth root and create an abscess there, which is a pus-filled pocket…. Read more »

7 Steps Of Brushing and Flossing While Wearing Orthodontia

People receive braces to straighten their teeth and bite, which improves dental health. However, maintaining oral hygiene while wearing braces is equally important. Doing so prevents calcification stains, gum disease, and cavities. Here are the steps to take when cleaning your teeth and braces. Take off any removable parts of the braces. Rinse your mouth… Read more »

Helping Kids Accept their Braces

You kids don’t like their braces—in fact, they may hate them—but the braces are going to be around for a while. What can you do? You know braces are important, but how can you help your kids accept that? For starters, teaching you kids the numerous health benefits of braces can help them not only… Read more »

Dental Implants: A Solution for Missing Teeth

For many people, a missing tooth is solely a cosmetic consideration. In other words, if a patient loses a tooth in the so-called “smile zone,” then he or she rushes to get it replaced as quickly as possible. But if a patient loses a tooth that’s not generally visible (such as a molar), then that… Read more »

A Little Pep Talk About Flossing

Would you ever consider not brushing your teeth for days, weeks or months at a time? No way! If you were shocked by this question, we’ve got something even more alarming to ask you: What would you say if we told you that failing to floss your teeth for days, weeks or months is not… Read more »

The Importance of Brushing

What happens when you skip brushing? It might not seem like a big deal if you fall asleep before brushing your teeth from time to time or if you sacrifice brushing your teeth in order to be on time for work in the morning. However, each time you don’t brush your teeth allows more plaque… Read more »

Paying Attention to Toothaches

“Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.” – Mae West Is toothache causing physical pain in your life? The words of Mae West could have real life meaning if you are allowing oral pain to persist. By putting off a visit to the dentist, you could be adding stress to your life and letting… Read more »

Why Most Toothpaste is Mint Flavor

Have you ever noticed anything while you were at the store shopping for toothpaste? Nearly every tube of toothpaste on the shelves is mint flavored. There are the traditional flavors such as peppermint, fresh mint, or spearmint. There are the new flavors such as Crest’s Mint Chocolate Trek, Vanilla Mint Spark, and Lime Spearmint Zest…. Read more »