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Sugar
Feb 28, 2018, 8:46 PM
Most of us know that sugar is bad for us, but that doesn’t stop us from craving it occasionally. In large enough quantities, sugar can damage not only your overall health but your dental health as well.
Happy Valentines
Feb 13, 2018, 6:05 PM
Valentine’s Day is a day for us to show our family, friends, and loved ones how much you care about and appreciate them. But you may find yourself wondering where Valentine’s Day comes from and how these traditions came to…
Young girl with piercing
Jan 29, 2018, 8:51 PM
Before receiving an oral piercing, we want to make sure that you’re informed about the possible risks that can accompany these types of accessories. An informed decision can help reduce any instances of regret after the…
Dental implant illustration
Jan 23, 2018, 2:23 PM
Dental implants are becoming rapidly more popular, and it’s easy to see why. Implants are the most reliable and permanent way to restore missing or lost teeth. Unlike removable dentures, dental implants look and feel just…
Young girl
Dec 18, 2017, 11:19 PM
There are some troubling numbers around childhood dental cavities. For example, almost half of American kids (42%) will have a dental cavity in their baby teeth and of these children around 20% will be left untreated. This is…
Middle aged couple smiling
Dec 15, 2017, 7:30 PM
Contrary to popular belief, your dentures won’t last for life. In fact, your dentures should ideally be replaced every 5-10 years. This is for a number of reasons including wear and tear on the dentures and the way your face…
Woman showing fear in dental chair
Nov 23, 2017, 5:25 PM
If you suffer from a crippling fear of the dentist, there’s a pretty good chance that you may unknowingly pass this fear onto your children. This is dangerous because routine dental checkups are important for everyone, but…
Woman brushing
Nov 15, 2017, 5:19 PM
Because brushing our teeth is one of the first things we learn how to do ourselves, most of us feel like we probably have a pretty good grasp on what’s involved in the process. However, there’s a good chance that many of us…
2 happy couples
Oct 31, 2017, 4:47 PM
According to epidemiological studies, there are around 178 million adult Americans who are missing at least one tooth, and around 20 million adult Americans who are missing all of their teeth. There are plenty of causes of…
Pumpkins
Oct 20, 2017, 5:07 PM
Halloween is approaching quickly and with it comes parties, pumpkin carving, costumes, and children roaming the neighborhood for lots and lots of candy! Because this is a holiday centered almost completely on candy, it can be…
Vegtables
Aug 18, 2017, 5:12 PM
Sweden has conducted a new study, which has shown that eating more servings of fruits and vegetables can lower your chances of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Of the 40,000 male smokers studied, it…
Insulin devices
Jul 24, 2017, 5:54 PM
There is a definitive link between gum disease and diabetes. In fact, of the 25 million diabetes sufferers, up to a third of them will develop gum disease or periodontitis (an advanced and severe form of gum disease) at some…
Man and BBQ
Jul 7, 2017, 5:59 PM
One of the best parts of summer includes being outdoors with friends and family, and grilling up a delicious meal. However, there are risks you take every time you fire up that grill. To make sure your cookout is memorable…
Baby
Jun 29, 2017, 6:02 PM
Many parents think that caring for their infant’s teeth is kind of a moot point. They’re just going to fall out eventually, right? However, there are many of reasons why it’s important to take care of baby teeth, one of which…
Woman exercising
Jun 12, 2017, 6:04 PM
Many of us may have the desire to visit the gym regularly in order to stay fit. However, the reality is that not everyone has the money or the time to spend on a gym membership. Don’t let this fact keep you from working out…