1. What to Know about Antibiotics before a Dental Procedure

    The most common antibiotic is a prophylaxis. If you or somebody you know has a history of heart disease or heart related issues and they may need some type of dental work, it’s important that they speak to not only their primary care physician but also the dentist before any work is begun. Everyone has bacteria in their mouth. Most of the bacteria is there for a good reason, to help to begin dig…Read More

  2. 3 Common Questions New Parents Have about Their Baby’s Teeth

    The moment you welcome your new baby into the world, you probably also have a number of questions. You may have questions about the baby’s health, colic, jaundice, eating habits, sleeping habits, cries, teeth and more. It’s enough to make any new parent a bit crazy. However, it’s a good kind of crazy, if you know what I mean. When it comes to your baby’s teeth, here are three common questi…Read More

  3. 3 Common Misconceptions about Root Canals

    Any time you feel pain in your mouth it’s a sign that something’s not right. The longer you delay getting proper treatment, the more problematic those issues become. Root canals are not as horrible as people may make them sound. Some people are more sensitive to pain and discomfort than others. Here are three common misconceptions many people have about root canals. Common Misconception #1: Th…Read More

  4. 3 Embarrassing Oral Health Problems You Can Solve Right Now

    You might be embarrassed by the condition of your teeth or some other aspect of your oral health. It may feel like there’s nothing you can do about it, either. In reality, getting to the dentist every six months for regular cleaning and checkup is the best way to stay on top of your oral health. Pain is one of most common symptoms people experience that indicates something is wrong with their te…Read More

  5. What You Eat Affects Your Teeth

    You might not have thought that certain foods you eat can have a direct and negative impact on your overall oral health, but it can. Most people generally understand that eating sweets and junk foods are relatively bad for your teeth. The main reason for this has to do with the sugar contained in these foods and snacks. When sugar mixes with the saliva in your mouth, it’s also mixing with the ba…Read More

  6. Did You Know? Diet Soda is as Bad for Your Teeth as Meth

    If you didn’t realize just how harmful diet soda can be for your overall health and well-being, you probably didn’t realize how damaging it can be for your teeth as well. Soda is bad enough because of the sugar contained within. When the sugar mixes in your mouth it combines with the bacteria that is naturally present there. This helps to form acid. Acid then begins to attack the enamel on you…Read More

  7. Why You Shouldn’t Fear Dental X-Rays

    Most people actually have some type of fear or trepidation about going to the dentist. It usually stems from some previous bad experience or listening to the bad experiences of others recounting the pain that they had to endure, the poor workmanship they might’ve received, or the fact that even with Novocain being injected into their gums they still felt discomfort and pain during the procedures…Read More

  8. 3 Ways the Condition of Your Teeth Say a Lot about Your Health

    Maybe you’ve been wondering whether or not you are in good health. Most people have a tendency to understand their health, at least in some general sense. For example, you may have a tendency to miss out on exercising every day, eat a donut for breakfast, grab fast food for lunch, and feel fatigued and lethargic during the later afternoon and evening hours. You have a pretty good idea that your …Read More

  9. 3 Decent Home Remedies for Tooth Pain

    When you are experiencing tooth pain nothing else seems to matter. Even as an adult, throbbing along the gum line can be extremely distracting, causing you to have difficulty focusing on work, conversations people are having with you, and more. It’s important that any time you experience tooth pain you make an appointment with your dentist. If you haven’t been to see a dentist in many years, t…Read More

  10. 4 Steps to Proper Flossing Techniques

    Flossing seems to intimidate far too many people. Yet flossing is one of the most important aspects of proper oral care. If you don’t know how to floss properly, your teeth are not in proper alignment, or they seem to be jammed together extremely tight, you might have difficulty working the floss in between the teeth. This can cause you to give up flossing altogether. Don’t give up. Here are f…Read More