People lose teeth from varied reasons like decay, gum disease, cancer treatment and lack of proper care. Tooth loss can also occur playing sports without the proper equipment and from many other types of accidents. No matter how you lost … Read More
Just the words root canal sound painful, don’t they? It usually means something is amiss in your mouth and you need treatment. Too bad they can’t come up with a name that sounds less intimidating.
If you are fearful of going to your dentist, you are not alone! Many people across the nation deal with “dental anxiety” with common causes such as the fear of pain, feelings of helplessness or loss of control, and embarrassment. … Read More
Ask anyone what they care about the most when it comes to their oral health, and most will list two main concerns. They worry about whether their pearly whites are white enough, and they have concerns about their bad breath. … Read More
Our enamel is that shiny hard surface covering our teeth which helps to shield them from decay. Protecting our enamel and keeping it strong is easy to do if you know how. Unfortunately, once you have damaged or eroded it, … Read More
Parents may be surprised to learn that young children should be seen by a dental professional well before they turn two years old. You may also be surprised to learn that tooth decay is now the most common childhood disease.
Periodontal disease may sound a lot more serious than gum disease, but be advised they are exactly the same thing.
Everyone craves that bright smile of TV personalities and movie stars. It exudes youth, attractiveness, and confidence. But then the cost of that smile turns those cravings back a notch, right? Good news! There are a few simple ways you … Read More
Many folks believe you can never be too rich or too thin. When in fact, sometimes too much of a good thing becomes, well, not so good. The fluoride in toothpaste and much of our water supply protects us from … Read More
Oral hygiene is especially important when you want to get close and snuggle up with your someone, but the importance of good oral hygiene has health benefits that go way beyond a kiss goodnight. Proper oral hygiene is only one … Read More