You’ve heard your dentist and TV commercials talk about plaque. But do you know what plaque actually is, and why it’s bad for you?
With summer well under way, many children and adults are spending more time in swimming pools. One side effect of swimming in chlorinated water can be increased staining and tartar deposits on the teeth.
Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener that does not cause cavities and actually helps protect your teeth! Many gums and mints are now sweetened exclusively with xylitol.
What Is Gum Recession? Gum recession happens when the root of your tooth is not covered by your gums. Let’s talk about the causes of and treatments for gum recession. While healthy gums usually attach to the teeth at a level that completely covers the root, this is not the case with receding gums. Gingival…
Many people find chewing on ice to be strangely addicting, but this habit is really destructive to the teeth. Here’s why.
Concern over radiation is understandable, but it’s important to know the risks as well as the benefits of dental x-rays.
If you have a tooth knocked out due to an accident, you can save the tooth by staying calm, acting quickly & following these steps.
With April being Oral Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to highlight some important facts about oral cancer and why you should visit your dentist for regular screenings.
Dental fillings fail due to a number of factors. Replacing them as soon as possible can save you pain, potential tooth loss, and a lot of money.
The ancient dental practice of oil pulling has once again become a trend. But is there any evidence that it actually works?