8 Reasons for Sensitive Teeth

Do you find yourself wincing when you eat ice cream or when you brush or floss your teeth? If so, you could have tooth sensitivity. Fortunately, there are things you can do to lessen the pain and improve your overall oral health. Here are some possible reasons why you may be experiencing this problem and… Read More…

Eating Right with Braces

When you get your braces, you will have to be very careful about the kinds of food you eat. The only thing that attaches the braces to your teeth is a layer of orthodontic cement and this adhesive can easily become dislodged. In addition, certain foods could accidentally bend the wires that are being used… Read More…

All About Invisalign Braces

If you need braces and have teeth that aren’t severely crooked or a bite that’s too off-center, then Invisalign braces are for you. These types of braces gradually and effectively move teeth into place without anyone even knowing that you’re wearing them. Invisaligns are not really braces, at least not in the traditional sense. They’re… Read More…

Braces for Adults: Not Just For Kids Anymore

If you’re an adult who is afraid to smile because of crooked teeth, you can now get braces to fix the problem.  Braces are not just for kids anymore and you would be surprised how many adults are turning to braces to improve their smile and their life. A variety of options exist for the… Read More…

Foods That Build Healthy Teeth and Gums

Brushing and flossing are essential to maintaining good oral hygiene. But cleaning only goes so far.  You also need to make sure that you’re also eating the proper foods. What you put into your mouth directly impacts the health of your teeth and gums. Here are some foods that are exceptionally good for your oral… Read More…

7 Steps to Using Dental Floss the Right Way

Flossing should be a regular part of everyone’s daily oral hygiene routine. Unfortunately, too many people neglect to do this and even those who do, may not be doing it correctly. Regardless of whether or not you’ve been flossing, now’s the time to renew your commitment to this task.  As you do this, you should… Read More…

4 Tips on What to do About Drill Anxiety

Does the thought of a dental handpiece–otherwise known as a drill–sends you into a panic? You’re not alone. It is in fact one of the main reasons why many people avoid going to see the dentist, even for a routine exam. They know that if that checkup reveals the presence of a cavity, then a… Read More…

How to Treat Bad Breath

Severe bad breath – also known as halitosis – is no fun to have.  Whenever you open your mouth, it speaks for you and what it says can be downright embarrassing.  Tobacco use can cause bad breath.  So can an excessively dry mouth and certain kinds of foods (garlic) and bodily infections/diseases (bronchitis or diabetes)…. Read More…

The 3 Major Types of Mouth Rinses

If you’ve ever shopped for mouth rinses, then you know that the oral care section of your drugstore has many products to choose from. But with every rinse promising to protect your teeth and gums and freshen your breath, how do you know which claims to believe? The first thing to know is that mouth… Read More…

National Orthodontic Month

By choosing to wear braces, you are taking a positive step in improving your dental and overall health and comfort. More than 5 million people in the United States and Canada are in the care of an orthodontist and looking forward to a beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime. The obvious potential reward is… Read More…