Dental emergencies tend to happen when you least expect them. Knowing what to do in a dental emergency could be the difference between saving a tooth and losing one. Learn about common dental emergencies and how to handle them properly.  Knocked-Out Tooth: More than 5 million teeth get knocked out annually. Even though teeth are…

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Discover what causes tooth sensitivity, common treatments, and how to prevent it.  The holiday season is just around the corner! Don’t let enjoying a hot cocoa by the fire be ruined by nagging sensitive teeth. Discover the underlying cause of tooth sensitivity and how to combat it this cozy season.   Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity:…

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It is never too late to start bettering yourself. Many individuals focus on improving their eating or fitness to try to live a healthier lifestyle. However, focusing on breaking a few poor oral habits could benefit your overall wellness and keep your smile healthy. Chewing on Ice: It is a common habit to chew on…

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The foods and beverages that you include in your diet all affect your teeth and gums. While some foods and beverages promote healthy teeth and gums, others may lead to tooth decay, erosion, and the development of oral disease. 1. Soda, diet soda, and sweetened beverages Sugary beverages like soda, sweetened coffee drinks, and energy…

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Get the most out of your at-home routine by getting back to the basics of dental hygiene.  Routines are part of our daily lives and it is easy to let your mind’s autopilot take over. However, when it comes to your smile, relying on muscle memory could be hindering your oral care. Follow these helpful…

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Brushing your teeth twice per day is important to keeping your teeth clean and healthy.  But believe it or not you can brush your teeth to hard.  Sometimes people over brush or brush too hard on their dominant side or simply put too much pressure on the teeth.  This can damage your gums which can’t…

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If you or your child’s gums bleed easily from brushing or eating hard foods, you may be concerned that leukemia could be the cause.  While bleeding gums are a common symptom of leukemia, it’s usually caused by other conditions, like gingivitis or gum disease. It may even be caused by using a hard toothbrush, or possibly by…

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Your Personal Finishing Touch You’ve always been able to look younger than your age, trimming a few years off here and there with your stylish clothes, your radiant smile, and even your vibrant personality. All the while, the effects of aging have been trying to catch up to you, working to form small wrinkles and…

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Smiling can improve your mood, boost your immune system, and even make you appear more attractive to others. However, some people may try to hide their pearly whites because they are embarrassed by stained teeth. Whitening your teeth can make a significant improvement in the appearance of your smile and increase your confidence. There are…

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Ever finished a drink and noticed that your teeth feel grimy? Or filmy? Or clean? Everything you drink has the potential to impact your teeth — and you want to protect your smile from unsightly discoloration and deeper problems like erosion and decay… here are a list of drinks that are better choices for your…

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