Category: Preventive Dentistry

Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month!

The entire month of October is National Dental Hygiene Month! The month is a great time to celebrate and spread awareness of the importance of dental hygiene. Good dental hygiene is one of the most important parts of strong oral health. It helps keep your smile feeling clean, looking good, and most importantly, feeling good…. Read more »

Regular Dental Visits Protect Your Smile

The American Dental Association recommends that you visit your dentist once every 6 months for an exam and a cleaning. If you are one of those people who allows years to go by between dental visits, you may not understand the reason for routine visits. Avoiding dental visits could be putting yourself at risk of… Read more »

The 3 Types Of Candy To Avoid This Easter

The New Year’s Resolutions may begin to wane as another holiday traditionally donned in sweets is around the corner. With aisles full of pastel and brightly colored candy, it can be easy to overload smiles with sugar. When it comes to candy or treats of any kind, moderation is key. Moderation is about balancing indulgences… Read more »

What Does My Chronic Bad Breath Mean?

Not all bad breath is cause for concern, but chronic bad breath (known as halitosis) can be a sign of a serious problem with either your oral or overall health. Many of us may experience bad breath once in a while, especially when we wake up in the mornings or after eating smelly foods, but… Read more »

Preventive Dentistry For The Whole Family

The first baby teeth begin to emerge from the gums at about six months old. At that point, preventive dental care becomes important and stays important for the rest of your life. Meaning that a family that ranges in age all between children and adults should all take part in preventive dental care. At different… Read more »

Do You Need Treatment For Bruxism?

Grinding your teeth can be an annoying habit. While you may sleep through it, your significant other must endure the loud, grating noises. However, bruxism does more than annoy the person in bed next to you. Without treatment, this disorder can have a negative impact on your oral health. How do we treat bruxism? What… Read more »

Quiz: How Dental Checkups Benefit You

If you are not receiving regular checkups from your dentist, you are not enjoying the best possible preventive dental care. As important as your daily dental care is, it will not match the advantages found in these routine exams. Every time you go in for preventive care, you enjoy the benefits of a professional teeth… Read more »

A Day In The Life Of Your Smile

What do you put your smile through in a typical day? It might be an odd question, but remember that every time you eat or drink, your teeth face risks, and not just cavity risks. Over time, wear and tear will occur. You could be contributing to your risk by choosing a diet that is… Read more »

What Tartar Is Capable Of Doing To Your Smile

Are you familiar with what separates tartar from plaque? Plaque that is allowed to stay on your teeth will harden. When that hardening occurs, the resulting substance is termed tartar. Tartar is particularly frustrating because it can resist at-home cleaning efforts. You may pride yourself on good brushing and flossing habits, but tartar can remain… Read more »

Your Experience During A Routine Dental Checkup

A routine dental checkup should come around on your calendar roughly every six months. When you keep on top of these appointments, you can enjoy better smile protection, and a lower cavity risk. You might benefit from your dentist’s guidance on cosmetic dental services, too. What happens when you go without these appointments? One reason… Read more »