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 […]

Dental Care Tips for Summer Travelers

Dental Care Tips for Summer Travelers

All packed and ready for a summer holiday? Here’s a quick list of dental care tips for summer travelers–whether you are traveling out-of-town, out-of-state, or overseas. Spending time on the road or at the airport during layovers can actually be a breeze as long as you keep yourself feeling fresh. What to pack on your […]

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 […]

Which dental plan is right for you?

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  With the rising costs of everything from food to gas to home premiums, it is quite easy to cross off having the right dental plan from the list of necessary expenses. After all — you just need to visit the dentist every six months for cleaning, right? Nothing life-threatening or urgent really, but what […]

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 […]

Fluoride Power

What is this fluoride stuff anyways? Fluoride this, fluoride that…This stuff’s name is on so many dental hygiene products, and it isn’t really defined thoroughly enough. The word fluoride is just thrown out there like we’re expected to know what it is. I wanted to help shed some light on this mighty mineral and explain why, in dentistry, we recommend it […]

What Is Dental Plaque

What is Dental Plaque? What exactly is dental plaque? There are many toothbrushes on the market, many tooth pastes, floss types, mouthwashes etc., and most of these advertise the removal of dental plaque. While this is a good thing, don’t get me wrong, there is, however, no real description of what this thing is that […]

Sensitive Teeth? What’s causing it?

What is causing you to have sensitive teeth? Why do our teeth become sensitive? Tooth sensitivity is one of the most commonly voiced problems with dental patients. There are a few factors to consider when we take a look at the subject of sensitive teeth. First of all, let’s go over the very basic reason […]

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

How Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health How does your oral health affect the rest of your body? Oral health and your overall health are closely related. We’ve found, on numerous occasions those with good oral health have good overall health, and vice versa. It’s known to the dental profession that bacteria in the mouth […]