With 76 million baby boomers in the U.S. quickly approaching retirement age, it is natural they may soon be facing many health issues, including dental problems. However, unlike their parents’ generation, baby boomers have grown old with their teeth due to healthier lifestyles, education about health and teeth issues, fluoridated drinking water, and fluoride treatments […]
Most people believe their smile isn’t white enough, or that they have a crooked tooth or two that could be realigned. This desire to have the best smile possible drives people to look for ways to correct the problem. I am a perfect example. I’ve always had a decent set of teeth, but as a […]
Night has finally arrived and your amazing blind date is coming to an end. He walks you to the door and you start to fidget with your keys in hopes that he’ll lean in for that goodnight kiss. He leans in, begins to open his mouth and your excitement quickly begins to diminish as you […]
Where does bad breath come from? It’s an age-old question that has plagued almost everyone in his or her everyday lives. I mean, let’s face it, just about everyone has been face to face with someone who has bad breath, or you’ve actually been accused of it yourself. So what’s to blame for this embarrassing […]
Recalling a conversation a friend and I had over dinner a few months ago we discussed the possibility of her having veneers put on her teeth. I was highly against the idea as I think her smile is already beautiful but her defense was that the veneers would give her an extra boost of self-confidence […]
A common misconception among many people is that brushing is a strong enough defense against oral health issues. Let’s look at the mouth in terms of a football game. The opposing team which in this case are considered to be food particles and hygiene problems such as gingivitis and halitosis are trying to do their […]
The intensity of such sports as football, hockey, and lacrosse can bring a level of danger to one’s teeth. Wearing an ADA approved mouth guard can be very beneficial for protecting a person’s mouth while playing in these dangerous sports. According to the American Dental Association, mouth guards, which typically cover the top portion of […]
It becomes increasingly important as a person gets older to maintain a regular and healthy oral hygiene routine because as our bodies age, we become more susceptible to harmful diseases. Oral health must be considered a crucial part of our overall health because recent studies have shown that bacteria in the mouth and other oral […]
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