How often does your child eat candy? According to a study conducted by the USDA Economic Research Service, children under 12 consume an average of 49 pounds of sugar in one year. While candy is not the sole source of sugar in a child’s diet,
You may not realize it, but you could be at risk of developing an unsightly medical condition known as hairy tongue. While it is harmless in most cases, hairy tongue is still an unpleasant ailment. The causes are not always completely known, but practicing good oral hygiene at home and visiting our dental office for cleanings can help prevent the issue.
At times, life can seem to move quickly. Between work, school, sports, and social events, it can seem there is little time left for you and your health. It’s imperative for a healthy mouth and body to always have your next dental appointment scheduled and to prioritize this care.
Don’t wait until you’re in pain to see your dentist! Most people make time to clean out the house, car, garage, or closets at least twice a year. Why not include your oral health on your “to do” list?
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Did you know that chocolate might not be as bad for your teeth as people may have thought? You can now eat your favorite treat without feeling guilty. Studies have shown that there are benefits to eating chocolate, however, not all chocolate is created equal.
Probiotics are typically advertised as being helpful for digestion. However, studies have shown that they can also improve oral health. Probiotics are beneficial for fighting infections that lead to oral disease.
A study published in Contemporary Clinical Dentistry has found
that probiotics can reduce gum bleeding in patients with moderate to severe
When buying a toothbrush, toothpaste, or coming in to our
office, you often hear the word “plaque” associated with the health of your
teeth. Plaque is one of the main reasons why it is so important to keep up with
a daily oral hygiene routine that includes brushing two times each day for at
least two minutes,
Painful, infected teeth are not a pleasant experience, but
they are common symptoms of tooth decay. The good news however is that tooth
decay is preventable. Your best defense against decay is a daily oral hygiene
routine, as well as regular visits to our office.
An injury to your mouth can be a painful, expensive
experience. For athletes, mouth and tooth injuries are a very real risk.
Mouthguards are an excellent tool for protecting your mouth from injury and
harm. Our team can help you find a solution that protects your teeth while you
If you are missing one or more teeth, our dentist may
recommend a dental bridge. To help you understand what to expect, we’ve
assembled a short guide to bridges.
The Purpose of a
Tooth loss can occur due to periodontal disease,