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 […]

Sore Gums – What Gives?

Sore Gums, What Gives? What Causes Sore Gums? Sore gums aren’t much thought about compared to tooth pain. Tooth pain is one of the most treated, or talked about issue with the mouth. In fact, when people think “dentist” they may have the idea of things pertaining only to teeth. There are, however, many other issues […]

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems.

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems. Why should you not wait when something is bothering you? Dental problems in your mouth, quite simply, do not get better by themselves. That’s  a general rule. You wouldn’t, for instance, allow a rotting support beam in your house to go un-repaired for very long. Nor would you […]

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 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 […]

Why we need Teeth Cleanings

Why we need Teeth Cleanings Why do we need teeth cleanings anyhow? One of the least thought about subjects in dentistry is usually the subject of teeth cleanings. Some consider they don’t really need them. Others are perfectly happy getting a dental cleaning once every couple years. Well, let me tell you right now…they’re great, and pretty necessary […]

Oral Health and Heart Health

Oral Health and Heart Health Oral health and heart health. Is there a connection? There have been many studies done on this subject in the past, and there is some consensus that these two things (oral health and heart health) are linked. It’s been fairly common knowledge in the past that the health of your […]

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 […]

Keeping Your Teeth and Gums Healthy for the Holidays

Keeping Your Teeth and Gums Healthy for the Holidays The Holidays: Full of good food, good fun, great people, and good food… There is a lot to look forward to during the Holidays. Family, friends, time off, the joy of giving, World Peace (hopefully), and food. Food is the main ingredient in the recipe for […]

Mouthwash, What Kind Should You Use?

Mouthwash, What Kind Should You Use? Mouthwash and You! What is mouthwash? Why do we use it? Can I just use mouthwash, in place of brushing and flossing? Do I need to use it? What does mouthwash actually DO? These questions and more are what I want to answer in this article. There are many […]