Are you noticing that you’ve been grinding your teeth lately? Do you do this in your sleep and you would never have known had your significant other not mentioned it? Maybe you don’t clench on purpose but you’re aware that it’s happening, particularly when you’re stressed. Whatever the case, if you are dealing with bruxism… Read more »
Category: Preventive Dentistry
Part of your efforts in maintaining a healthy smile include doing your best to keep tooth decay at bay. When you understand how to recognize this problem with your teeth and how to prevent cavities from developing, it makes protecting yourself from damage very simple. When you aren’t well educated on the topic, it can… Read more »
We know that as you reach for your toothpaste in the morning and the evening, you may find yourself faced with a moment similar to that which many of our patients have experienced: You suddenly wonder if fluoride is safe for your oral health, if you should worry about fluorosis, and where on earth to… Read more »
Are you trying to figure out what to send your son or daughter that would elicit a smile? Perhaps as you’re making a mental list of the fun stuff you’d like to toss into the care package you’re sending your child in college, concern about your child’s actual smile health may suddenly cross your mind…. Read more »
Let’s open with an uncomfortable fact: there is no cure for gum disease. Once the disease forms, you will require treatment to avoid the advanced state of the disease, which can lead to major complications. Fortunately, we have a treatment option for managing the disease or reversing inflammation during the early stages, before gum disease… Read more »
If you have sore, red gums that appear swollen or bleed easily, you may be experiencing the early warning signs of gum disease. Without management, the disease may lead to serious complications, which can include tooth loss in extreme cases. Can you take steps to prevent gum disease?
A new year is here and with it, a new chance to take your oral health seriously! With a few simple changes to your routine you can protect your teeth and gums from serious complications, including cavities and gingivitis. There are several habits you make to keep your smile healthy in 2017.
Christmas is a time to be with family and friends, but also a time where we tend to indulge ourselves in sugary drinks and foods. While the occasional cup of hot cocoa or piece of pie is great, too much can put your smile at risk. How do you avoid tooth decay during the holidays?
The end of the year is approaching fast! When was the last time you made time to see the dentist? Why not schedule your last checkup and cleaning of 2016? You can use your benefits before they expire and have your teeth properly cleaned. This is vital, especially during a season that encourages the consumption… Read more »
In just a few days you may be joining friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. You not only want to look your best, but you also want to make sure your breath is free of halitosis. Bad breath can be embarrassing and often related to the health of our smiles. Fortunately, there are ways to… Read more »