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,
It has long been known that dairy products contain high
amounts of calcium, which is important for developing and maintaining strong
teeth and bones. However, not all dairy works in the same ways. Did you know
that a recent study has found that cheese can actually help protect teeth
Occasionally you might find yourself in a situation where
you won’t be able to brush your teeth, perhaps through a lack of time or your
location. Though it is vital to brush twice each day, here are a few steps you
can take if you find yourself in a bind.
Oral health is important at every stage in life. Just
because your children are going to lose their primary (baby) teeth eventually doesn’t
mean that we can ignore the importance of dental care. Tooth decay can be
painful and uncomfortable to treat. To protect your child’s smile,
Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, is commonly associated with certain foods. Garlic, onion, and cabbage can all cause a foul odor and taste for several hours after you’ve eaten them. This type of temporary halitosis is easily solved by avoiding the foods that cause it.
Periodontal disease, or gum disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) are a systemic inflammatory disorder, which is how they have a connection. Both diseases frustrate the immune system and attacks its own tissues, eventually leading to tooth loss and pain of joints. Learn about the connection and what you can do to protect your overall health.
Periodontal (gum) disease is a progressive inflammation of the gum tissue. It is most frequently caused by bacterial infection. Left untreated, gum disease can have serious consequences for your oral and overall health. However, one of the biggest challenges for early detection and treatment of gum disease is its silence.
“Tooth worms” are the cause of tooth decay. That was the headline of a Sumerian text from around 5,000 B.C.E. Fortunately, the dental industry has evolved since then and we know “tooth worms” don’t exist. Here’s how dentistry has evolved into the comfortable,
Clearing up misconceptions about oral health can help improve personal oral hygiene efforts for a beautiful and healthier smile. If you keep up with your oral hygiene regimen, dental visits are significantly easier and dental care is more manageable.
Misconception #1 – My teeth are fine if I have no pain