Most Common Dental Problems

We are all probably pretty familiar with reasons one might go to the emergency room: maybe a broken leg, or a car accident. What kind of problems arise in the dental world? Read this article to find out. Bad Breath – if you deal with bad breath – you are not alone! More than 85%… Read more »

What To Do About Oral Health Problems And Diabetes

Diabetes has been linked to several oral health problems. Luckily, there are some things you can do to prevent and treat these issues. Tooth Decay The high blood sugar levels associated with diabetes can also increase the risk of tooth decay. This is because sugars also feed plaque bacteria which release acids that damage teeth…. Read more »

Thumb-Sucking: Why It Is Bad For Your Child’s Teeth

When a young child finds something on the ground, what do they do? They put it in their mouth of course. Kids like to put things in their mouth and suck on them, whether it is something they pick up, a pacifier, or their thumb and fingers. As an infant and toddler, thumb-sucking should cause… Read more »

Flossing: Love Your Teeth. Love Your Children.

Would you ever consider not brushing your teeth for days, weeks or months at a time? No way! If you were shocked by this question, we’ve got something even more alarming to ask you: What would you say if we told you that failing to floss your teeth for days, weeks or months is not… Read more »

The Importance of Brushing

What happens when you skip brushing? It might not seem like a big deal if you fall asleep before brushing your teeth from time to time or if you sacrifice brushing your teeth in order to be on time for work in the morning. However, each time you don’t brush your teeth allows more plaque… Read more »

Dental Benefits

Dental benefit plans are an integral part of health care planning for many families. These plans are made available to employees or members by companies, unions, and associations and may vary considerably from one plan to the next. The range of benefits depends on what plan the purchaser wishes to offer employees or members. Some… Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

There’s no single answer, but advanced gum disease is a primary culprit because bacteria can gather in pockets that form around the teeth, releasing unpleasant odors. Even before serious gum disease sets in, poor oral hygiene can contribute to this social embarrassment. Onions, garlic, and similar foods can also cause bad breath by releasing oils… Read more »

Smile Enhancement

Do you like the color of your teeth? Are your teeth straight? Are your two middle upper front teeth longer the adjacent teeth? Are your teeth free of dis colored areas? If your front teeth have fillings, do they match the color of your teeth? Are you pleased with the appearance of the fillings in… Read more »

Saliva – Your Mouth’s “Water of Life”

Something you may take for granted in your mouth is saliva. Once you realize its critical role in your health and comfort, you may never take it for granted again. Saliva is a slightly alkaline secretion form your salivary glands that is 99% water. Saliva’s three main functions are protection of the tooth structure, lubrication… Read more »