Archive for August, 2014

5 Explanations for Bleeding Gums

While brushing, have you ever noticed a bit of blood on your toothbrush and wondered about the cause? Everyone’s gums bleed at some point in their lives for a variety of reasons, but the sight of a little red while you brush can still be unnerving. (Read more)

How to Choose the Color of Your Braces

Do you have trouble deciding what color braces to get when you go to the orthodontist? If so, this article is for you! Hope it helps. (Read more)

First Implant May Have Been Discovered

More stress needs to be placed upon other aspects to truly determine one’s oral health. (Read more)

Why Should I Clean My Baby’s Teeth?

Although babies aren’t born with teeth, their baby teeth (called “primary teeth”) are already formed under their gums, waiting to begin coming in at about 6 months and aren’t all in until about 2 years of age. Your baby’s teeth, gums and tongue are very important for eating, learning to speak and for growth. (Read more) 

Low Vitamin D Levels Could Raise Cavity Risk for Children

One out of three Americans didn’t visit the dentist in the last year. This information comes from Gallup Well-Being. The rate was basically the same in the previous year and in 2008 as well. Women were more likely than men to go for a dental checkup. (Read more)

5 Ways to Care for Your Teeth After Your Enamel Has Worn

Have you ever experienced a jolt of pain when you ate ice cream or sipped hot tea? If so, you may have some level of enamel erosion. A tooth’s outermost covering is called enamel. This translucent layer is thin but extremely strong. In fact, it’s the hardest tissue in the human body. (Read more)

Foods and Habits That Stain Your Teeth

Determined to keep those pearly whites their whitest? You already know how important it is to brush and floss daily and to see a dentist periodically — and to avoid smoking or chewing tobacco. But dentists say you should also be mindful of certain foods and beverages that stain teeth. (Read more)

Some Healthy Treats may be Harmful

Many treats that profess to be healthy options to consider instead of sweets or chocolate may, in fact, contain excessive amount of sugar or high acidity levels. Some studies even show that raisins or cereal bars and drinks like smoothies or fruit juices can be as damaging to teeth as soda. (Read more)

What to Expect During a Dental Implant Procedure

So you’re thinking about getting a dental implant or perhaps you’ve already made the decision to have one placed. What happens now? To some, just the thought of having an implant surgically placed in their mouth can be very intimidating and scary. It doesn’t have to be. (Read more)

The Cause of Gum Disease Related to Type 2 Diabetes

Going to the dentist isn’t fun for anyone, but for those with periodontal disease related to type 2 diabetes, a new research discovery may have them smiling. (Read more)


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