Healthy Snacks Make a Healthy Smile

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You’ve heard time and again that sugar is bad for your teeth. Plaque collected on our teeth creates acid that causes tooth decay when it meets sugars in our mouths. If some foods are so destructive, are there others that are not only safe but even promote optimal oral health? This month we’re talking about… Read more »

Dental Health During Pregnancy

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Between doctor’s appointments and hospital tours, not to mention all the changes happening in your own body, you might not have given much thought to how pregnancy will affect your dental health. Expecting mothers do experience some dental-related side effects. Increased hormone production during pregnancy affects your body’s reaction to plaque, creating an elevated risk… Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a fairly common dental problem among adults. Chronic gum disease affects 47.2% of adults over the age of 30, it is one of the biggest causes of adult teeth loss. Gum disease can range in severity, from mildly irritating to very painful. Often gum disease goes unaddressed until the problem becomes painful…. Read more »

What to Know About Baby Teeth

Baby teeth (or primary teeth) are the first teeth that your child gets and they are crucial to their health and development. Baby teeth help you eat, speak, and smile. They are placeholders for your adult teeth that will eventually grow into place. Protecting your child’s baby teeth with good oral health can make a… Read more »

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Wrong?

Brushing your teeth is an act that (hopefully) you do every day. Unfortunately, you may not be getting the most out your brushing because of bad form. We’ve compiled a list of common errors you may be making when you brush your teeth. Error 1: Using the Wrong Style Brush Medium and hard bristle brushes… Read more »