Even a healthy mouth is lined with bacteria. Normally, your
daily oral hygiene routine helps prevent oral health complications. However, it
is possible to develop an excess of bacteria and fungi, which can lead to
additional problems. Here’s what you should know about oral thrush and what you
can do to prevent it.
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.
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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.