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Common Ways Dental Restorations Can Fail

September 21st, 2021

The fact of the matter is that most dental restorations aren’t intended to be permanent. Most restorations have a lifespan you can measure in years. Some particularly resilient solutions can even last decades. In some cases, however, the restoration or treatment will have complications. These issues can severely shorten the lifespan of the restoration. Thankfully […]

Oral Health Symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome

September 7th, 2021

Most of us are aware that saliva plays an integral role in eating and digestion. It helps to soften the food and moistens it, so it’s easier to swallow. Fewer of us are alert to the fact that it also has antibacterial properties that help protect our teeth from decay. Without saliva, our teeth would […]

Keep Your Smile Safe While Swimming This Summer

August 21st, 2021

Summer ending means getting you and your family into the pool for those last few swims! However, if you have children that swim competitively, that means your children are getting great amounts of exercise and engagement with their friends and school teams. Swimming is an excellent activity because it’s considered one of the best ways […]

Hate To Floss? Consider These Alternatives

August 7th, 2021

Flossing is a habit that’s hard to get into, and for many people, flossing can be seen as an annoying and uncomfortable activity to do. For some, even the idea of wrapping floss around a tooth can be irritating. While brushing is more often the habit that people can get into easier, flossing is one […]

Why Overcoming Dental Phobia Is Essential To lasting Oral Health

July 21st, 2021

Having this form of anxiety can have severe consequences to a person’s oral health because avoiding the dentist for long periods can ultimately influence how well the teeth and gums are cleaned and cared for to prevent cases of severe illness and disease. Poor oral health can affect one’s quality of life, and so it’s […]

How Getting Enough Sleep Helps Your Oral Health

July 7th, 2021

Our bodies value and need sleep. Sleeping helps us function better the next day and keeps our bodies healthy. By taking the time to sleep, our bodies can replenish and recovery, giving us the energy we need to keep going. However, for those with sleep apnea, bruxism, TMJ disorder, and other sleep-related problems, getting the […]

The Integral Role Vitamin D Plays In Protecting Oral Health

June 21st, 2021

Vitamin D can be easily attained, but having a vitamin D deficiency can be hazardous to your health. Most people can get their intake of vitamin D through their time outside in the sun or through their diets by eating dairy products and vitamin-infused foods. Having a deficiency in vitamin D can be bad because […]

Exploring The Dental Health Risks That Occur With Asthma

June 7th, 2021

Asthma restricts airflow throughout the respiratory system and often leads to a greater risk of chronic respiratory conditions such as bronchitis and pneumonia. With these risks, there is also an increased risk of oral health conditions arising more frequently than they should. For those with asthma, having constant attacks of inflammation and mucus can impact […]

How Your Nutritional Choices Affect Your Oral Health

May 21st, 2021

The saying “you are what you eat” has some truth to it – what you put in your body can affect your overall health. As dentists who focus solely on the teeth and gums, your mouth can benefit from many of the recommended nutritional guidelines provided by your physicians and health organizations and can improve […]

What is Sustainable Dental Care All About?

May 7th, 2021

It’s always a great idea to brush, floss, and use mouthwash as part of a healthy oral routine. But is it sustainable? For many environmental activists, that question can come up from time to time, and for dentists and healthcare professionals, addressing sustainability is a vague and difficult topic. Dentistry thrives on innovation, but whether […]

How Drinking Coffee Can Ultimately Prevent Cavities

April 21st, 2021

Despite how wonderful it is, coffee has always been given a bad reputation for leaving behind stains, which can harbor places for bacteria to grow and fester in the mouth. For many, this delectable drink can impact our oral health when consumed in grand quantities and harm our teeth’ ability to protect our mouths from […]

The Link Between Oral Hygiene and Alzheimer’s Disease

April 7th, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease continues to be researched for potential cures and possible correlations, and for families everywhere, this disease impacts them in traumatic and sorrowful ways. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. As dentists, our concern for patients with Alzheimer’s stems greatly. As part […]

The Cancer Risks Associated With Periodontal Disease

March 21st, 2021

Growing bodies of evidence have surfaced, showing a distinct link between periodontal disease and cancers such as oral cancer. Periodontal disease has already been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, but with cancers, it affects millions of people worldwide in their struggle to maintain good physical health. With the onset […]

The Potential Risk of Cavities Resulting From Black Mold

March 7th, 2021

Cavities often develop from reasons we normally suspect – plaque accumulation, poor oral hygiene, and even medications. This early form of tooth decay is a formidable condition that can eventually lead to tooth loss and gum disease if not treated. However, for some people, the cause of tooth decay can occur as a result of […]

When Will Getting Cavities Become A Thing of The Past?

February 21st, 2021

As dentists, our desire to improve oral health has sparked fantastic research into the field of cavity prevention. Cavity prevention has become our hinge point in caring for people with poor oral health, and as the economic and sociological aspects of today’s world continue to both harm and help oral health, some new and exciting […]

Are Charcoal Toothbrushes Any Better Than Regular Ones?

February 7th, 2021

Charcoal toothbrushes have become an alternative to brushing teeth, freshening breath, and removing stains with charcoal power. This recent development in dental technology has allowed people to try out a more sustainable option when dealing with their oral health and clean their teeth more proactively. But do charcoal toothbrushes work better than regular toothbrushes? According […]

How Protruding Teeth Lead to Dental Injuries

January 21st, 2021

Living with an overbite comes with a collection of complications that don’t end with the aesthetic. The visual impact of protruding teeth, such as with an overbite, can lead patients to feel self-conscious about their appearance. In addition to this experience, there are also risks of damage not faced by those with a more typical […]

The Effect Of Technological Innovation On Dental Care

December 10th, 2020

The advance of technology continues every day at a steady pace, and the fabric of our world changes with every new innovation. In the last three decades alone, we’ve changed the way we communicate, the way we keep in touch, and how we spend our spare time. It was inevitable in the face of this […]

Smart Electric Toothbrushes: Innovation or Fad?

November 21st, 2020

Smart technology has become one of the most commonplace forms of innovation that have ever come to the world. The Internet of Things has highly influenced this concept because making everything connected makes our world a more comfortable place to live in. How does dentistry approach this concept? Smart toothbrushes. Smart toothbrushes have become one […]

How Digital Impressions Are Changing Dentistry

November 7th, 2020

If you have found yourself being in need of braces, you’re about to discover just how amazing digital impressions are. In the US alone, four million people are living with braces at any point in time, and they all had to have some form of impression taken of their teeth. The purpose of an impression […]

Ways to Eliminate Gaps Between the Teeth

September 25th, 2020

Did you know that the average American laughs eight times a day, but 57% cover their mouths because they are self conscious about their teeth? According to a poll conducted by Snow Teeth Whitening and cited in a  New York Post article, 61% of people are so self conscious about their teeth that they wish […]

4 Ways to Improve Your Gum Health

September 11th, 2020

Did you know that your dentist pays attention to more than just your teeth? While your dentist will definitely evaluate your teeth during a dental exam, they will also look at your gums. This is because gum disease is a common dental issue that can affect your teeth. In fact, gum disease is unfortunately common […]

Common Flossing Mistakes

August 24th, 2020

Flossing is an important part of your daily dental routine because it removes plaque and food debris from the hard to reach places your toothbrush can’t reach. Earlier this month, we discussed the most common tooth brushing mistakes and now we are going to discuss mistakes made while flossing because just as you can make […]

The Most Common Toothbrushing Mistakes

August 10th, 2020

Did you know that the American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day in order to remove plaque and keep your teeth clean? In fact, brushing twice a day has been shown to significantly decrease the risk of developing tooth decay or gum disease. However it is not enough to just brush twice […]

The Top 5 Cosmetic Dental Treatments

July 31st, 2020

Are you unhappy with the way your teeth look? Do you find yourself not wanting to smile in public for fear of showing your teeth? Do you wish you could snap your fingers and have a truly beautiful smile? If this sounds like you, then cosmetic dentistry may be something to consider. Although it is […]

The Top 3 Causes of Cavities

July 17th, 2020

Did you know that according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), 92% of American adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have had at least one cavity? In fact, the NIDCR also notes that the national average is three decayed teeth. These numbers show just how common tooth decay is […]

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