Proper dental hygiene is important for your overall health. Gum disease, tooth decay, and oral infections can lead to serious health issues. Poor dental hygiene can also cause bad breath and tooth discoloration. The key to great dental hygiene is establishing good habits. Long-term proper dental hygiene can keep your teeth healthy and bright throughout […]
A recent scientific study was prompted by anecdotal reports that bisphenol A (BPA) might be a cause of a condition that causes problems with the enamel on first molars and permanent incisors. This relatively recently identified problem, officially known as molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH), causes the teeth to be oversensitive and more prone to decay. […]
Dental Health Magazine If you’re thinking of starting a family, it’s time to be thinking seriously about your dental health. The relationship between your oral health prior to pregnancy and during pregnancy is becoming clearer and clearer with recent research. It’s important that you address dental health issues before pregnancy, because pregnancy may present its […]
For centuries, those about to purchase a horse have taken a look in the horse’s mouth as a means of assessing the wisdom of their investment – outward appearances can be misleading. Primarily, horse buyers have been looking for distinct and quite reliable indicators of the horse’s actual age. In recent decades, there’s growing evidence […]
Believe it or not, it’s not because we like to hear ourselves talk! It’s about trying to make you feel relaxed and comfortable. Every member of our staff wants to make you more comfortable during your visit. In fact, our offices – from the reception area to the exam rooms – were also specially designed […]
The human body is an incredibly complex interwoven machine. It is amazing how imbalances in one area can cause changes in a completely different part of the body. For example, did you know that people living with diabetes have a much higher then normal risk of periodontal disease? According to Seniorhealth.about.com: Thickening of blood vessels […]
Do you experience problems swallowing, speaking, have a constantly sore throat, or just feel like no matter how much water you drink, it isn’t enough? Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a condition caused by a decrease in the amount of saliva in the mouth when the salivary glands are not working properly. These […]
When someone enters their late teens or early twenties, their wisdom teeth usually begin emerging. At this point, regular dental practice is to remove the wisdom teeth since up to 90% of the population doesn’t have room for them in their mouth. A commonly asked question is “why do we have wisdom teeth if there’s […]
If you’re a pregnant woman, it’s very important that you visit your dentist regularly. Evidence suggests that serious gum disease, also known as periodontitis, can cause premature birth and low birth weight. In fact, the risk of having a premature baby is seven times higher for women with severe gum disease. When women are pregnant, […]
With so many different toothbrushes on the market, people can get a little overwhelmed. In any drug store, there is an endless array of brushes in all shapes, sizes, and styles. Luckily, there are a few simple guidelines that can help you pick out the perfect toothbrush for your mouth. First of all, most dentists […]
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