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A dentist looking at a dental picture with his patient
Jan 11, 2021, 10:52 PM
According to the World Health Organization, nearly 3.5 billion people are affected by oral diseases. That is almost half the population of the entire world. When people think about oral health, they usually think about the…
Toothbrush with toothpaste
Dec 28, 2020, 8:54 PM
When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? It probably has been a while, and the bristles have started to wear off. It is a normal routine for us to regularly replace and restock our vitamins, supplements, beauty…
A mother brushing her teeth with her daughter before bed
Dec 14, 2020, 6:57 PM
Do you ever wonder if brushing your teeth each morning is enough? Do you believe that you can get away without brushing at night? The answer to both of those questions is: no. The truth is that brushing at night maybe a…
An image of a tooth with a dental filling in it
Nov 23, 2020, 12:52 PM
Once a dental cavity has been diagnosed, the decay has been removed, and the affected tooth has been thoroughly cleaned, it is time to place the dental filling into the cavity. There are a few different dental filling options…
A close-up image of a persons gums inside their mouth
Nov 9, 2020, 7:49 PM
If you're not keeping an eye out for signs of gum disease, it may go unnoticed until it becomes more severe. Gum disease is a serious infection that affects the bones and tissues that support the teeth and may lead to tooth…
A woman plugging her nose
Oct 26, 2020, 11:55 AM
Salivary gland stones, also called sialolithiasis, occur when someone becomes chronically dehydrated, has too much calcium in the body, or suffers from a bacterial staph infection. These problems cause the salivary glands to…
A young girl brushing her teeth
Oct 12, 2020, 7:22 PM
The largest threat to your child's gum tissue is poor at-home dental hygiene habits. Help your kids build a solid foundation for good dental hygiene and reinforce those habits by practicing them yourself to set a good…
A woman holding a piece of gum in her hand
Sep 28, 2020, 9:17 PM
Sugar is terrible for teeth, but it’s tough to avoid it altogether. For adults and kids! A natural sugar substitute called “xylitol” is a natural sweetener that’s actually good for your teeth! Xylitol has been recognized by…
A woman biting her nails
Sep 14, 2020, 7:14 PM
Even if you practice perfect dental hygiene, your teeth will still start to wear as you age. As you get older, we recommend incorporating additional oral hygiene practices. Talk to your dentist about any changes you need to…
A young girl having her teeth checked by the dentist
Aug 24, 2020, 8:52 PM
Dental cavities are the most common childhood disease. Even babies can develop dental cavities! Baby teeth are much softer than adult teeth, and the enamel is thinner, allowing bacteria and acids to eat away at it more…
A man brushing his teeth
Aug 11, 2020, 11:09 PM
Brushing your teeth every day is a necessary and important part of maintaining good dental health. Most of us should have been cleaning our teeth on our own since we were young, so we’d like to think we know what we’re doing!…
An image of a mouth and dental implants
Jul 27, 2020, 4:21 PM
Dental implants can replace a single missing tooth, a bridge, or a full set of traditional dentures. However, unlike conventional dentures, dental implants look and function exactly like your natural teeth. Dental implants…
A woman holding the side of her mouth in pain
Jul 13, 2020, 10:56 AM
Sensitive teeth can be painful, and if it goes untreated for long enough, can even begin to interfere with your life and comfort. Teeth can be sensitive to hot or cold food and beverages, sugary candy, or even air touching…
An image of a toothbrush and floss
Jun 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
When shopping for dental hygiene products, we are offered a huge amount of options! Floss, toothpaste, mouthwash, and toothbrushes line the aisle and it can be difficult to know which products are best for you and your…
A mother and child brushing their teeth together
Jun 8, 2020, 6:17 PM
Even if you are able to make sure your children and brushing and flossing each day, chances are that it’s not a task your kids are very excited about! Luckily there are a few ways to make proper dental care seem like less of…