When was the last time you stopped to think about your toothpaste? Never? The toothpaste we use today has evolved quite a bit from its first recorded use in 3000 BC, but one thing is for certain: humans throughout history have appreciated the importance of a clean mouth and healthy teeth! Read our blog post to learn about the history of toothpaste.
While neglecting your dental hygiene routine is the main cause of gum disease, your genetics play a role in your oral health as well. Read our blog post to learn about gum disease and find out if it is hereditary.
It’s a new year and that means coming up with your new year’s resolutions. We often focus on lifestyle changes, but why not make one centered around your oral health? Read our blog post to learn more about the most important questions you can ask your dentist to take control of your dental wellness in 2019!
Cleaning between the teeth isn’t a brand new idea. In fact, archaeologists have discovered that Neanderthals used toothpicks over 60,000 years ago. Toothpick usage had become so popular in Victorian England, that gentlemen of that era had custom-made picks of ivory and gold. It wasn’t until one pioneering dentist in New Orleans came up with […]
Have you ever been in the middle of your morning or nighttime teeth brushing routine and paused in wonderment of the instrument in your hand? When did it come to be? What early versions of the tool might your predecessors have used, and why are some of the bristles a different color? Hmm… We hope […]