When you think of braces, do you think of traditional shiny gray metal bands used to straighten teeth exclusively for the sake of appearances? Did you know that today braces come in colors (even sparkles!) and that health troubles as varied as headaches, jaw pain, earaches, mouth breathing and sleep apnea can be potentially alleviated with proper alignment of the teeth and jaws? Many adults are wearing braces now, too. Click here!
Some of the most common beverages that Americans drink actually have loads of sugar, even drinks that are marketed as “healthy” or “all natural”
Smoking & tobacco use we all know is harmful for your body, but how does it effect your oral health. Learn more below!
Approximately 49,750 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people in the US EVERY DAY will be newly diagnosed with an oral cancer, and that one person EVERY HOUR OF THE DAY, 24/7/365 will die from it.
Brushing your teeth seems easy enough. But some toothbrushes are better than others and there is a right and wrong way to brush your teeth.
Make dental health a priority in your new year!
Noticing bleeding gums while brushing or flossing can cause alarm. Often the cause of bleeding gums is as simple as brushing too hard, but in some instances it can be a symptom of something more serious. Click here to learn more about your bleeding gums
Sensitive teeth can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on what is causing the sensitivity.
Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. In order to keep your mouth clean, you must practice good oral hygiene every day.