Do you have anxiety about going to the dentist? Usually this anxiety is a result of a bad experience at the dentist’s office as a child. Those with really bad dental anxiety can end up avoiding the dentist completely, which is very dangerous for your oral health. Read our blog post where we explain how to deal with dental anxiety.
Dental plaque is a soft, sticky substance that forms on your teeth and builds up over time. If it isn’t removed during regular brushing and flossing, it can cause cavities, irritate the gums, and form into tartar. Check out our blog post for a look at some of the causes for plaque buildup as well as some tips for avoiding it.
Acid is the enemy of healthy teeth. Much of our preventive care revolves around helping our patients limit the exposure of their pearly whites to acid, which in turn can limit enamel erosion. Read our blog post for steps you and your family can take to protect your teeth from acid erosion.
When it comes to maintaining your oral health, nothing is as important as preventive care. Nothing can substitute for brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing each day – not even chewing gum. Read our blog post for details!
With each new season comes different types of treats to enjoy, yet seasonal goodies aren’t always the best for our dental health. Read our blog post for some springtime food options that won’t hurt your teeth, and instead are tasty while still being good for your smile.
You know what you should be doing to keep your teeth clean and healthy–brush, floss, visit the dentist, and the list goes on. But do you know what you shouldn’t be doing? Read our blog post for five common habits that may be harming your teeth.
Your teeth are incredibly strong—just think about all of the things you can bite down and chew on with them! Although it’s natural for your enamel to wear down over time, there are quite a few different ways to actually strengthen your teeth. Read our blog post for tips for stronger teeth!
When thinking about our dental hygiene and bathroom routine, we often forget about the amount of waste we’re creating. Between water consumption and harmful beauty products, the bathroom isn’t always an earth-friendly environment. Read our blog post to learn how you can improve your routine to make it more friendly to the environment.
Do you ever wake up with a dry mouth or sore jaw in the morning? Chances are you’ve been breathing through your mouth when you sleep. Read our blog post for the causes of, consequences of, and ways to prevent breathing through your mouth when you sleep.
Do you find yourself wincing after a sip of hot coffee or a bite of ice cream? If so, your teeth may be more sensitive than normal. Read our blog post for some wisdom on common causes of tooth sensitivity as well as some ways we treat it. Contact our office if you are concerned about tooth sensitivity.