Oral Hygiene

Do Your Fillings Need to be Replaced?

Fillings are used in dentistry to stop tooth decay from spreading, fix cracked and/or broken teeth, or help stabilize teeth that are worn down. These issues can happen due to improper use of teeth such as teeth grinding, using your teeth to open things and/or excessive brushing.

Because fillings are so important towards maintaining good oral health, replacing your fillings when need be is a vital part of a good oral health plan. The life of a filling on average is 12 years; however, fillings can fall out or need replacement much sooner than this. Others however, can last for several years. […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Dental Products, Dental Tips, Dentistry, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Oral Effects of Chewing Gum

If your dentist has recommended that you start chewing sugarless gum, you may be confused as to how effective this recommendation will be. It turns out, there are plenty of benefits to chewing sugarless gum. […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Dental Tips, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

5 Signs You Have Advanced Periodontal Disease

If you’re having issues with your teeth or have visited your dentist and been told that you have advanced periodontal disease, you may have some questions about what that means and what can be done about it. […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Green Tea and Effects on Oral Health!

By now I am sure you have heard of the many health benefits of green tea from head to toe, but have you ever stopped to wonder if green tea benefits your teeth? People have been sipping this delicious drink, hot or cold, for thousands of years and enjoying a variety of health benefits without even realizing it!

Studies of (older, 50+) men have revealed that the anti-inflammatory properties of green tea can aid in the preservation of teeth. How it works is pretty amazing. […]

By |August 9th, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

5 Reasons You Keep Getting Cavities

Cavities are one of the most common tooth ailments out there and they can also be one of the biggest pains to get rid of, literally. Despite what they told you in grade school, even if you brush twice a day, you are still at risk for cavities. […]

By |June 8th, 2016|Dental Tips, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Do You Grind Your Teeth at Night?

Bruxism is the medical term used to describe the act of grinding, clenching or gnashing of teeth. People with this common condition are often unaware of it. However, they unconsciously wreak havoc on their teeth and jaws either throughout the day or more typically while they sleep at night. […]

By |June 8th, 2016|Dental Tips, Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

How Tooth Decay Can Also Be a Sign of Diabetes

Maintaining good oral health is essential to keeping the rest of your body healthy as well. Your teeth are necessary for chewing, talking, and many other uses. You need to take care of the teeth you have, or risk losing them in early adulthood. Poor dental care often leads to cavities and tooth decay.

If your habits result in a decaying tooth, it most likely was already the host of an infection, which can suggest that you have diabetes. With diabetes affecting over 16 million Americans today, you may want to look out for this sign that you are part of the group. However, you first need to understand what diabetes is. […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Symptoms of Gingivitis

The first thing people notice about each other is usually their face and their smile. If you want to give a good first impression, you need to take care of your teeth. Without the proper oral care, you put yourself at risk for gingivitis and other oral infections.

Gingivitis is a type of gum disease, which causes inflammation via bacterial infection. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of more serious gum disease. If you leave the disease untreated, it could progress into periodontitis. Both of these infections have the potential to cause significant tooth loss, which puts a strain on your finances and your health. However, if you know what symptoms to look out for, and how to spot and treat gingivitis, you are one step closer to optimum oral health. […]

By |March 7th, 2016|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Prevent Dental Plaque Buildup With These Quick Tips

Maintaining your dental health is more than just brushing and flossing, it is also making sure that you’re preventing the very substance that causes severe damage to your teeth – plaque. The build-up of plaque causes cavities, gingivitis, and other serious dental issues that can lead to frequent dental visits and discomfort. If you’re looking […]

By |December 29th, 2015|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments

Five Tips to Keep a Healthy Smile Over the Holidays

If you’re planning on visiting your friends and family over the holiday, then you certainly want to look your best. Appearance goes beyond dressing well, it also extends to your smile. As you spend time and take pictures with your friends and family this season, you want to make sure that you’re fully prepared to […]

By |December 29th, 2015|Oral Hygiene|0 Comments