Posts Categorized: Oral Health

Improve Your Brushing With These Tips

Your teeth do so much for you and your body. They chew your food so you can digest it and stay energized, they help maintain your facial structure, and they let you express yourself with a nice big smile. You owe it to your teeth to give them the best care possible. Doing that starts… Read more »

Tips To Improve Your Flossing

It happens to all of us at some point when we visit our dentists. They ask us those four words we dread to hear: “Have you been flossing?”. People tend to skip flossing because they think their toothbrush does a good enough job or they might find flossing to be too complicated to perform. Neither… Read more »

The Many Benefits of A Straight Smile

If you are considering clear braces as an adult, you may give yourself a bit of a hard time regarding your final decision. We find that patients love the benefits offered by Invisalign but often wonder whether making a cosmetic improvement to their smile is really necessary. When it comes to aligning your smile and… Read more »

FAQs About Mouth Inflammation

Is your mouth inflamed? Is it sore? If so, you may have stomatitis. Stomatitis is the term used for a sore or inflamed mouth. Any sore in your mouth can be uncomfortable and can make speaking, eating, drinking, and even sleeping difficult. You can develop sores anywhere on your lips, tongue, or in your mouth…. Read more »

Tooth-Friendly Foods For The Holidays

You all know that the holidays can be tough on your waistline. There is so much food and so many goodies, from candy, to cake, to pie, hot chocolate, wine, and on and on. But your waistline is not the only thing that suffers. Be aware of your dental health. Most of those goodies listed… Read more »

The Importance of Saliva

There are many things about your body that you take for granted and don’t question. Some things are easy to overlook like the importance of saliva. How many people think about their saliva? Why would they? Throughout your daily life there seem many more important things to deal with than your saliva. There is no… Read more »

Hydrogen Peroxide and your Teeth

Hydrogen peroxide is usually a staple in every home. It is probably in your cupboard right now and may have sat there for months without being used. That’s a good thing. It means your children haven’t had any cuts or scrapes which is commonly what hydrogen peroxide is used for. However, today your Sheridan dentists, Dr. Cody… Read more »

Dentists Suggest Herbs and Spices for Dental and Overall Health

 Many people rely on spices to add flavor to meals without additional fat and sodium. There are more benefits to spices than just adding a kick. Herbs and spices, either fresh or dry, have a high concentration of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Certain spices have even been shown to help with the inflammation and recession… Read more »

Gum Recession: Dangers and Prevention

Receding gum tissues pose a serious threat to your oral health and may affect your appearance. Periodontal disease is probably the widest known cause of receding gums, but gingival tissues recede naturally with age, as well. Luckily, maintaining proactivity with your preventive dental care will help you to avoid issues with gum recession. Sheridan dentists,… Read more »

Dealing with a Knocked Out Tooth

There’s no doubt about it that when one of your teeth becomes completely detached at the roots, the experience is shocking and upsetting. You might think there’s nothing your dentist can do to help you save your natural tooth. Fortunately, quick action and a little luck provide the possibility that your knocked out tooth can… Read more »