Getting Your Kids to Always Brush Their Teeth

20% of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years have at least one tooth that has tooth decay, this is because of not properly brushing their teeth or not brushing them at all. This can lead to other oral health issues and affect the development of their adult teeth. [Source] Although kids baby […]

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Food that Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Food for healthy teeth and gums

The body is a powerful machine. What you eat directly affects the condition at which the body functions–yes, including your teeth and gums. When you lead a healthy lifestyle, eat right and take care of your overall health, there is very likely that your oral health will be in great shape, too. Related posts: Dental […]

Seven Tips for Choosing Dental Care for Your Family

Ensuring that you get right family dental care can seem daunting because each member of the family has different treatment needs. What do you need to pay attention to when considering dental care package for your family? We have put together a list of seven tips for you to note before making a decision. Talk […]

What Your Teeth Say About Your Health

The mouth can be a very useful tool to help us evaluate our health. Most people are not aware that our teeth can provide us with evidence of other problems occurring in our bodies. Hopefully your dentist only sees you for your routine cleaning and examination. Therefore, a large part of the responsibility falls on […]

Flossing: It’s Just As Important As Brushing!

Picture of woman flossing

In our everyday dental hygiene routine, it can be easy to forget the importance of all the steps: brushing our teeth and our tongues, mouth washing, and flossing. Each of those steps together help create a white, bright smile! Today, the spotlight will be on flossing, which plays a very important role in keeping our […]

Clean Teeth for Your Health

Clean Teeth for Your Health How does having clean teeth and gums help your overall health? As you can image, the mouth is not always the cleanest place in the world. We eat food throughout the day, drink coffee, tea, beer, wine, juice, shakes, etc. You’re teeth and gums are frequently exposed to these consumables, and […]

What are “Hidden Cavities?”

What are “Hidden Cavities?” What are hidden cavities? Hidden cavities are cavities that are essentially chewing surface cavities that are hard to see/unable to be seen through xrays and sometimes even with visual examination, yet they are large enough that the cavity itself has gone through the first layer of the tooth (enamel), and into […]

Dental Crowns, what are they?

Dental Crowns, what are they? Why we need dental crowns. Bacteria, decay, trauma…these are all enemies of our teeth. Often times without proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits, these enemies win some battles against our teeth. Dental crowns are a way of giving reinforcement to those damaged teeth. Bacteria is the main culprit. They […]

What are dental sealants, and who should get them?

Dental Sealants: What are they and who should get them?  Dental sealants: what are they? Dental sealants are thin coatings of a composite material that are painted on the teeth. They are cured by light in order to be bonded to the tooth enamel. Their purpose is to protect the enamel of the chewing surfaces of […]