Is Dental Erosion Damaging Your Smile?

Dental erosion is an oral health disorder commonly characterized by the destruction of the tooth enamel by harmful acids in your mouth. Although brushing and flossing your teeth daily are effective methods for keeping your mouth clean, the foods and drinks you consume can cause dental erosion long before cleaning treatments can be given, and can potentially lead to pulp... read more »

Do You Know Any Effective Cavity Prevention Tips?

Do you know any effective cavity prevention tips? Cavities are the result of destruction to your tooth enamel to the point that a hole has formed in a tooth. Although your tooth enamel is a very strong protective layer of your teeth, it can be penetrated by plaque buildup and harmful acids. If a cavity manifests, your tooth’s pulp can... read more »

How Does Aging Affect Your Dental Health?

Did you know that growing older affects your dental health? The constant wear and tear on your mouth from chewing and eating food can wear down your teeth and the joints in your jaw. However, that doesn’t mean your teeth will fall out when you are older, as daily habits such as brushing and flossing can keep your teeth strong... read more »

Are You Prepared for Oral Emergencies?

Are you prepared for oral emergencies? Did you know never to use sharp tools when removing objects that are stuck in your mouth? Did you know that applying gauze can help stop bleeding in the event of an open wound caused by biting your lip or tongue? The difference of a few seconds with an oral injury and the choices... read more »

Treat Your Teeth and Gums Like Your Most Valuable Asset

Our teeth and gums are extremely important for a variety of tasks we ask of them. Your teeth help to chew food effectively and to speak properly. Without them, even simple tasks such as these are severely hindered. If your gums become damaged, it’s possible for them to lose their grasp on your teeth, even healthy ones, resulting in tooth... read more »

What You Can Do to Prevent Dry Socket

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem. If you need to have a tooth extracted,... read more »

A Few Facts on Remineralizing Your Teeth

Did you know that your enamel is the strongest substance in your mouth? But even though your enamel is strong, it can weaken over time. And once your enamel is gone, it’s gone forever--but your enamel can strengthen itself through a process known as remineralization. Fortunately, while remineralization is a natural process, there are a few things you can consider... read more »