Dental News

News

The Best Foods to Help Fight Tooth Decay

March 24, 2017

The Best Foods to Help Fight Tooth Decay

There’s plenty of talk about what foods not to eat if you want to avoid tooth decay, but today to make your appointment.

Fruits and veggies rich in fiber

When you eat foods that have a lot of fiber,…


Could Aloe Vera Be the Answer to the Sores in Your Mouth?

March 22, 2017

Could Aloe Vera Be the Answer to the Sores in Your Mouth?

If you’re one of the many people who deal with mouth sores once a while, then you’re likely looking for any relief you can find. Note that these sores can be signs of a serious condition and if they last for longer than a week you should make an appointment with for a dental exam. However, for sores that last just a day or two and are simply inconvenient and mildly painful, there may be some simple solutions for you.

The aloe vera plant may…


Acid Erosion May Be Ruining Your Teeth

March 20, 2017

Acid Erosion May Be Ruining Your Teeth

Most people think only of sugar when they think of tooth decay but the truth is that acid in foods and drinks you enjoy every day can be harmful as well. Over time, this acid can wear away at your teeth, which increases the chances of decay, discoloring, and sensitivity. The good news is that has some tips to help you enjoy your favorite foods and drinks while minimizing the chances of damage.

What exactly happens during tooth erosion?

Your teeth are covered with enamel, which is essentially a hard surface that protects your teeth. The acid wears this…


What Exactly is a Cavity and How Can I Prevent Them?

March 16, 2017

What Exactly is a Cavity and How Can I Prevent Them?

Most everyone has heard of cavities but how many people actually know what they are? Even people who’ve had a few in their lifetime have only a basic idea of what they are. At , we’re always happy to provide our clients with as much information as they need about dental health and the procedures we offer. Today we’re going to explain cavities in simple terms and – more importantly – what you can do to prevent them.

A cavity is the space left in a tooth after that tooth has…


Have You Talked to Your Dentist About Every Medication You Take?

March 14, 2017

Have You Talked to Your Dentist About Every Medication You Take? Many people don’t realize just how important it is to let their dentist know about medication they take. Some believe that they only need to let their dental professionals know about prescription medications, when in reality they should also be informed of over-the-counter meds you take on a regular basis. Others believe that they only need to tell their dentist what they’re taking if their dentist is going to prescribe medication.

In truth, there are a number of reasons that your dentist needs to know about medications you’re taking…


From 0-8: How to Take Care of Your Child’s Teeth

March 10, 2017

From 0-8: How to Take Care of Your Child’s Teeth

Many parents wonder when they should start doing something with their child’s oral health. The answer is simple: As soon as you can see a tooth in your child’s mouth, then it’s important to start taking steps to take care of them. Note that a child’s tooth becomes capable of being taken over by decay as soon as you can see it.

Wipe your baby’s teeth after each feeding

Have a soft, damp gauze pad or washcloth ready every time your baby eats. Use it to wipe your child’s teeth and gums each…


Do You Know What to Do if Your Child Has a Tooth Knocked Out?

March 9, 2017

Do You Know What to Do if Your Child Has a Tooth Knocked Out?

There’s no question that kids can be rough and tumble little folks, and it’s not difficult for them to knock a tooth out during a sporting accident, as a result of a fall, or even just out playing on the playground. But do you know what to do if you find your child with this issue? Some parents wonder if a baby tooth even needs attention, while others head straight to the emergency room. Below you can read some basic information but be sure…


Can Anxiety Disorders Have an Impact on Your Teeth?

March 7, 2017

Can Anxiety Disorders Have an Impact on Your Teeth?

When it comes to improving your oral health, the best possible thing you can do is to brush and floss regularly. A close second is visiting your dentist twice a year for dental exam and cleaning. Unfortunately, the truth is that no matter how well you brush and how often you see your dentist, there are some factors that can affect your dental health. The important thing is to be aware of them. That’s why we’re here today to show you how anxiety disorders can affect oral health.

A wide…


Bringing Your Young Child to the Dentist May Be More Important Than You Think

March 6, 2017

Bringing Your Young Child to the Dentist May Be More Important Than You Think

Good home oral care is something that is best learned in childhood. The best way you can encourage your child to grow into an adult who takes care of their teeth is to show them how important oral health is as to ensure you’re taking them to the dentist at a young age. However, this isn’t the only reason that the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that kids start coming to the dentist when they reach their first birthday. Read on to…


Do You Want to Whiten Your Teeth? Learn About the Most Common Methods

March 3, 2017

Do You Want to Whiten Your Teeth? Learn About the Most Common MethodsIt used to be that only the Hollywood elite had their teeth whitened, but today the procedure is very common place. In fact, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, whiter teeth is the number one thing that people want to change about the way their smile looks.

Who can and who can’t whiten their teeth?

In most cases, teeth whitening works best for people who have teeth that have been damaged by medications, aging, coffee, tea, smoking cigarettes, or simply…