Doing the Right Thing During a Dental Emergency

What Risks Do Receding Gums Pose?

22 November

Receding gums is a common problem, especially with seniors and people who use tobacco products, but this is something that can happen to anyone. If your dentist tells you that your gums are beginning to recede, you should talk to him or her about treatment for this. Receding gums is not something you should ignore, […]

You Have Your First Baby: 4 Steps to Care for Their Developing Teeth

03 November

If you have a new baby, you want to make sure you provide them with the best care possible. Part of that care includes their developing teeth. If you’re a first-time parent, you might not realize this, but good oral hygiene and dental health begins before the first tooth appears. Here are four steps you […]

2 Tips To Prevent Your Gum Tissue From Becoming Infected When Battling A Vertical Root Fracture

14 October

Tooth fractures often happen due to extreme impact. The fracture can either result in a crack along the chewing surface or may result in a vertical root fracture. Vertical root fractures occur near the base of your tooth. This is where your root and dental pulp is located. These types of fractures are more difficult […]

Tooth Be Or Not Tooth Be: That Is The Question

28 September

If you have to have a tooth pulled, then you’ll have some other decisions to make regarding the space that’s going to be left from that tooth being removed. There are some different options you’ll have available to you. Your dentist will suggest one or more to you, but you’ll have the final decision, and […]

More Than A Breathing Problem | 4 Severe Health Consequences Of Untreated Sleep Apnea

09 September

If you’re like 83 percent of American adults, you drink coffee to boost your energy. While coffee and other caffeinated drinks may temporarily increase energy, they can also cause underlying health problems to go unnoticed. One such health problem is sleep apnea, which disrupts breathing during sleep. If you’re suffering from sleep apnea, you have […]

Do You Use an Inhaler? Make Sure You’re Protecting Yourself Against Dental Damage

19 August

Inhaled medications, such as corticosteroids, can do wonders for managing the symptoms of asthma and allergies. However, you do need to make sure you’re using these inhalers properly and taking a few precautions to ensure they don’t cause any damage to your teeth and gums. Here are some important precautions to take. Rinse your mouth […]

Do You Really Have To Floss If You Brush Your Teeth Daily?

02 August

Research has deemed it is essential to floss between your teeth even if you brush your teeth daily. Dental plaque causes soft tissue inflammation to the gingiva, the medical/clinical term for gums, as a continuous process. Bits of food can become wedged between the teeth and begin the cycle for bacterial growth. If you don’t […]

Two Reasons Why Your Dentist Is Your Best Option for Teeth Whitening

14 July

One of the most difficult parts of trying to whiten your teeth is finding the best and most effective method available; there are dozens of products at your local grocery or department store that all promise to whiten your teeth. However, one of the best resources available to you when it comes to teeth whitening […]

Why Teeth Cleanings Are Important For Preventative Care

28 June

Dental teeth cleanings are one procedure that you’re likely to encounter in a routine checkup. But aside from simply making your teeth cleaner, this procedure has a lot of health benefits for preventative care. Here are some ways that teeth cleanings help to prevent disease and illness.  Cavity Prevention Teeth cleanings are very important for […]

4 Tips For Having An Alumni Of Your Organization Fund Your Dental Treatment

08 June

Alumni of several organizations, from dance groups to debate teams, often fund various expenses for current members of the organization. If a bright, healthy smile is critical to your success in the organization that you are part of, then there is a chance that you can find an alumni sponsor to help pay for the […]