How Braces Help Your Jaw

How Braces Help Your Jaw

Braces are often thought of as a cosmetic procedure. But braces do more than make your smile beautiful, they can also help make it more healthy! Here are several ways braces help your jaw. Improves Teeth and Jaw Alignment Braces can help correct teeth that are not...
How to Get Healthy Gums

How to Get Healthy Gums

Gum disease is a common ailment that affects many adults, with almost 50% of adults over 30 experiencing gum disease, and that rate rises in adults over 65, to over 70%! So how do you get healthy gums? Here are several tips to encourage and maintain good gum health!...
5 Foods for Good Oral Health

5 Foods for Good Oral Health

Good oral health is so important, but often overlooked. Some ways you can support good oral health go beyond brushing and flossing. What you eat and drink has an impact on your teeth and gums as well. Here are 5 things you can eat to promote fresh breath, and a...
It’s Not Just Sugar: Kids and Cavities

It’s Not Just Sugar: Kids and Cavities

It is easy to think of cavities as the result of too many lollipops, or candy chews, or hard candies, but it isn’t just sugar that can contribute to plaque build up, and eventually, tooth decay. Kids and cavities may seem like an inevitable pairing, but there are many...
What to Expect: Dental X-Rays

What to Expect: Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are an important dental tool, used often to diagnose a problem, or just get a picture of our overall oral health. So why are dental x-rays so important and what do they do? What can you expect if you need dental x-rays? Different Kinds of X-rays Not all...
Oral Hygiene Checklist

Oral Hygiene Checklist

Checking an item off a list can be a satisfying exercise in accomplishment and empowerment. One important list we all need to check off daily is our oral hygiene checklist. We all know we should brush and floss twice daily, but here are some other helpful tips and...
5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Gum sensitivity can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Over half of U.S. adults 30 and over suffer from gum disease. There are many different things that can contribute to gum sensitivity. Here are 5 things you should know that can help you tackle the problem, and find...
Tooth Enamel Loss: What’s True?

Tooth Enamel Loss: What’s True?

Tooth Enamel is the hardest substance in the body, and yet it can be incredibly fragile. It protects our teeth, keeping them in a hard protective sheath. Tooth enamel loss can occur in a variety of ways, but once it is lost, it is gone, opening up our teeth to decay....