Category: Dental Health

Effectively Preventing Dental Problems

Should you wait until you think something might be wrong to see your dentist? It can certainly be reassuring to have no noticeable problems with your oral health, but be careful not to assume that this means you are in ideal health. A recently formed cavity or a problem with gingivitis may have escaped your… Read more »

Behaviors That Protect Your Teeth And Gums

Are you practicing the right behaviors to keep yourself safe from oral health threats like tooth decay and gum disease? One way to protect yourself is to set up regular preventive dental appointments. When you do so, you ensure that you will have regular feedback from your dentist, which includes early warnings about trouble with… Read more »

Why Am I Having Trouble Preventing Dental Problems?

Even though you feel you are doing enough to protect your smile, you have struggled to avoid problems with dental decay and gum disease. Sometimes, patients are not able to understand why they struggle with poor oral hygiene because they are overlooking mistakes in their oral hygiene routine. They can also fail to recognize just… Read more »

The Role General Exams Play In Keeping Your Smile Healthy

What does your current approach to preventive dental care look like? How often do you floss, and how much time does it take you to brush your teeth? The right approach to daily smile care is important, as it will help you avoid cavities, gum disease, and tartar buildup. One thing you should not ask your daily… Read more »

Can A Change In Your Routine Affect Your Oral Hygiene?

Seemingly small changes that affect your daily routine may have more impact than you realize. Without noticing, that change in your routine can affect the approach you take to protecting your smile. This can build over time, and you can learn that you are in need of a dental filling or dental crown at your… Read more »

Is It Time To Change Up My Approach To Dental Care?

If your approach to oral hygiene has consistently protected you against problems like tooth decay in the past, can you assume that your smile will remain safe from harm? Is it possible that your ability to avoid cavities, gum disease, and other problems will change as you age? Physical changes are a fact of aging,… Read more »

Are You Growing Frustrated With Dental Sensitivity?

A cold drink can be a refreshing way to fight the summer heat, but people with dental sensitivity can find the experience uncomfortable. Sensitivity issues can make it hard for people to enjoy hot and cold items, and may also affect someone’s experience with sweets. For some, sensitivity issues can make every meal, and every… Read more »

How Preventive Checkups Help You Maintain Healthy Teeth

The approach you take each day to protecting your smile is important. If you are consistently putting work in to thoroughly clean your teeth, you can fight the buildup of tartar, prevent dental decay, and maintain a smile that makes you confident. While the value of a good daily routine is hard to overstate, you… Read more »

Why Effective Brushing Should Take At Least Two Minutes

If you run half of your errands, you should not expect the remaining tasks to be done as well. Many people find themselves in need of cavity treatment because they only brush parts of their smile, leaving some areas poorly served. In order to thoroughly remove plaque buildup and food debris from teeth, you should… Read more »

Be Aware Of The Effects Caffeine Can Have On Your Smile

How likely are you to turn to your coffee maker when you need help waking up in the morning? Do you regularly have a mug at your side while you work? Caffeine’s ability to perk a person up has made it a staple in many people’s diets. Unfortunately, too many caffeinated beverages can become a… Read more »