Archive for September, 2014

Can Adults Wear Braces?

Braces aren’t just for teenagers. No matter your age, it’s never too late to improve your dental health and beautify your smile. About 1 million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces. As a result, general dentists today are more familiar with potential concerns and special needs of their adult patients. Some

What is Gum Disease?

Have you ever brushed your teeth and noticed a pink tinge on your toothbrush? It may have made you wonder if you have gum disease. So, what is gum disease? Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can lead to the deterioration of the tissues and bone that surround and support your teeth.

Good-For-Your-Mouth Foods

Eat. Brush. Floss. Repeat! You know the keys to dental health involve a toothbrush, dental floss, and avoiding certain foods (think sticky, sugary treats). (read more)

5 Fun Dental Facts For Kids

It is important for children to learn proper dental hygiene so they can avoid cavities and keep their permanent teeth for a lifetime. Pique your child’s interest with some fun dental facts that might encourage her to pursue good dental habits. (read more)

Scientists Create a Candy That is Good For Your Teeth

Dentists warn us that too many sweets can cause cavities. In fact, it’s not candy, but bacteria on the tooth surface that cause tooth decay. If you reduce the amount of cavity-causing bacteria, the number of cavities should decrease. (read more)

Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

In addition to affecting your overall health, tobacco use and smoking can cause a number of oral health issues, ranging from oral cancer to discolored teeth. (read more)

Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Whitening And How Can I Avoid It?

Millions of people across the world have now had their teeth whitened. Most do not experience any downsides significant enough to deter them from whitening again. Teeth whitening has become one of the most common procedures performed in modern dentistry. However, as with any medical procedure there can be some side effects. Most are minor

For Your Information: Dental Implants

If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you. (read more)

Tic-Tac’s “Worst Breath in the World” Prank:

Because the world is just so sick of flash mobs, right? It’s so 2010. Passing out in unison, on the other hand, is all the rage. (read more)


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