Category: Dental Health Issues

Smile Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Each day seems like there is a new issue in our lives that we have to assess whether or not is important. If your car’s gas tank is running low on gas, you pull into the next gas station to fill it up. If you have a pimple, you may just let it run its… Read more »

Lower The Risk Of Developing Oral Cancer

The odds of you or someone you know developing oral cancer are uncomfortably high. It’s estimated that around 49,750 people will be diagnosed with mouth, throat, tonsil, or tongue cancer this year. Don’t risk becoming a statistic. Don’t give oral cancer a chance. You can lower your risk of developing oral cancer by cutting certain… Read more »

Flossing At Home And On The Go

When you get serious about your dental hygiene sessions, you get serious about your plaque removal. As a result, flossing becomes something you do on a daily basis. While you may feel committed to this habit, you may find that you aren’t particularly thrilled with your experience. You may also discover that there are some situations… Read more »

How Are Your Hygiene Products?

Do you spend any time reading the packages of your dental hygiene products? Do you simply use what you’ve used since you were a little kid when it comes to toothpaste? How about dental floss – do you make thoughtful choices or simply grab the first item you see in the drugstore? The good news… Read more »

Make The Most Of Your Toothbrush

You may not give much credit to your toothbrush – it’s a small, seemingly inconsequential instrument that you keep in the bathroom. What you’re overlooking, however, is that this little tool has the capacity to help you avoid all manner of oral health problems, from tooth decay to gum disease. So, why not wield it… Read more »

What Treatment Is Right For You?

There are so many dental treatments available today that it gives you many options when you have a problem. Some treatments cost more because they are more invasive, the materials are more esthetic and longer lasting, and/or the treatment is more complex and takes longer. Other treatments are faster, easier, less-invasive and usually less expensive,… Read more »

Preventing Cavities with Dental Sealants

Given the fact that over 90% of adults in America have had at least one cavity in their permanent teeth, chances are that you’ve been affected by tooth decay at some point in your life. Even if you diligently brush and floss your teeth every day and attend your regular scheduled dental checkups and cleanings,… Read more »

The Truth About Cavities

The truth is that tooth decay, the cause of cavities, affects over 90% of adults in the United States, and is the most common chronic issue among children. And yet, many people, even those who have had to treat a cavity, are misinformed as to why the cavity developed in the first place, or how… Read more »

Bruxism – Should You Be Concerned?

Bruxism describes the consistent, unconscious grinding of your teeth, sometimes severely enough to damage your tooth structures. If you wake up and your teeth are noticeably sensitive, or you have sore jaw muscles and cannot explain why, then you may suffer from bruxism, which typically occurs while you’re asleep. Besides the direct damage that grinding… Read more »

Tips to Prevent Toothaches

A tooth can hurt for many reasons, from cavity development to structural damage and more. To prevent a toothache, you first have to understand the common causes, and how you can protect your teeth from them. For instance, keeping your teeth strong and healthy can prevent their enamel from growing weak, which can leave them… Read more »