Did you know if you don’t use your insurance benefits, you will lose out on all unused benefits after December 31st
Methods for growing back healthy gums. Gum recession can be painful, but there are 5 ways you can correct this problem.
Six Ways Good Oral Hygiene Keeps You Healthy and that having healthy teeth and gums can help boost your overall health:
Nutrition can have a big impact on the health of your teeth, especially when it comes to the development of tooth decay. Basically, this means what you eat can lead to cavities. There are several aspects of nutrition and dental health to consider:
Living with missing teeth, especially when it is clearly visible, can really do a lot of harm in your self esteem and confidence. The best way to do this is to replace your missing teeth by one of these options:
There is no reason seniors cannot keep their teeth for a lifetime, since tooth loss is simply the result of an oral disease – not the aging process.
If you have a toothache or ever had a toothache and have questions, you can find all your answers here. Don’t put up another day with tooth pain. Toothache FAQ’s
During holidays we tend to indulge ourselves in food and particularly sweets. Learn how you can prevent cavities during holidays.
What is your mouth trying to tell you? Did you know that your dentist may be the very person to be able to diagnose a health issue just by looking in your mouth?
It is proven already that having a poor dental hygiene habits is connected to developing serious disease.
There can be a lot of reason why you have sensitive teeth. Learn why and then you can cure it.
Effect of Hormones and your Dental Health A woman, even in the 21st century, can be a delicate creature because nature has it that you have to go through a lot of hormonal changes in your lifetime. This can make you both strong and weak at the same time, especially when it comes to your […]
The Flaws Of Affordable Care Act Dental care is very important for both adults and children as much as medical care. Children and adults must have the same access to dental care. However, even in this reality, the new Affordable Care Act is only limitedly advantageous to children alone and not to adult. The real […]
Affordable Care Act specifies dental insurance as one of the essential health benefits that a child can needs
What can you do regarding Alzheimer’s disease? While Alzheimer’s can not be completely prevented, there are many things one can do to delay the onset or to slow the progression of the disease. Here are 8 ways to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease: 1. Have coffee– Studies have shown that drinking three to five cups of coffee […]
What to do with sensitive teeth Sensitivity has always been associated with pain. If your teeth are cracked or your gums are receding where the roots of the teeth are exposed, you can expect to have sensitivity or pain. The things that can trigger the pain vary in form, availability and intensity that they can […]
Taking care of your dentures Having dentures for the first time in your life is an experience that most don’t want to have. Most people are not happy with their dentures and go through a regret process as to “I should have taken better care of my teeth”. Sometime, it feels so uncomfortable against your […]
Brushing and flossing are dental rituals that make your teeth clean and cavity-free. They are the daily routine that you have to follow religiously. However, they are not the only way to have a healthy teeth and gums. The foods you eat contributes well to the quality of your teeth especially when you reach old […]
Dental Implants What is dental implant used for? Dental implant is one of the many procedures in dentistry that can give a patient the ability to chew properly, keep the teeth from shifting and maintaining proper bite. It can also provide great improvement in someone’s appearance if they are missing a front tooth. Many people […]
Holiday Dental Special This holiday season we decided to give a special thanks to our patients and our community by cutting our fees down by up to 50% on most dental treatments and dental services we offer. We did this for the month of November, but we saw how much the patients and community were […]
Diet And Eating Disorders Losing weight is healthy especially if you have too many extra pounds around your belly. However, the right way to do it will keep you and your dental health in good condition. If not, your health will suffer the consequences; especially with eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia. Anorexia and bulimia […]
Choosing the right food, drinks and activities can influence the health of your mouth. Yes, Food and drinks are not the only culprits in damaging your pearly set. There are several activities that are bad for you. There are several practices that you may think normal and harmless. However, dangers on tooth decay increase with […]
Athletic Mouthguard or Sports mouthguard Athletes need to wear an appliance called athletic mouthguard or sports guard. As they go to play sports, whether it’s recreational or professionally for competition, they have to be armed to the teeth, literally. Athletic mouthguards help to keep the teeth protected after a trauma to the face. It also […]
Why Do I Need To Have Dental CheckUps? Dental checkups or exams are important to keep your permanent teeth healthy for the rest of your life. It is recommended to have a dental checkup done twice a year. For most people this is enough, but in some cases where there is dental problems such as gum […]
According to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, approximately 30-40 million Americans experience from some level of dental stress and anxiety. If you’re a person het very nervous at the thought of going to the dental professional, there’s great information for you. Sedation or “sleep” dental care can assist you get the dental treatment you need […]
There are 3 types of dental insurance: 1: Indemnity: You are able to go to any dentist of your choice. This dental insurance is normally offered by your employer. How it works: These plans typically cover 100 percent of routine care (such as exam, x-rays and cleanings), 80 percent of […]
There is more to headaches in the morning after you wake up than just a common headache people often suffer from stress or colds. The thing is that if you have a chronic headache or pain on your shoulder or neck in the mornings, you might be suffering from TMJ or the Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. […]
You can never save too much. If you look closely on the ‘art of spending’, saving on the things or services you purchase is a form of success. And this concept applies to everything in life, even your dental care; well, especially on your dental care. So if you can, you might want to save […]
What is sleep apnea and what is plain snoring? Is there a difference? And if there is, does it matter? Statistics shows that out of 80 million people that snore in North America, around 12 million of them have a condition called sleep apnea. Should there be a concern with these numbers? What is the […]
There are many myths about good dental care. Some false beliefs are even passed down from parents to children. As a result, children have digested these myths and circulated it in their consciousness. Here are common myths: “If your teeth seem to look okay, then, you do not need to visit your dentist.” This belief […]
Fear not chocolate lovers, good news is now at hand. Today’s studies about teeth and chocolate show a positive note. Believe it or not, chocolate is not bad for the teeth or for your health (mostly). This thought will certainly ease up some of the guilty feelings you must have felt each time you take […]
Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Keeping ones blood glucose levels in control is what a diabetic person’s top priority in dealing with oral health is. This is because if you have diabetes and your blood glucose is erratic, you will likely develop periodontal disease or gum disease. There is a great possibility of untimely loss of […]
As times changed and began to be more open to self-expression, different forms of body arts came about. One of these is the oral piercing that is very popular among younger generation. Areas where oral piercing can be found are generally in the lip or tongue. This is seen as safe because many expressionists have […]
Chipped teeth are a very common occurrence and there are several treatment options to fix the chipped tooth. Usually it occurs due to some kind of an accident or trauma. Usually, a single visit to your dentist can easily resolve it. Here are some of the common solutions for teeth reconstruction: Dental bonding, enamel reshaping, […]
Dental Cavities Did you know cavities is the #1 disease that has children missing school? Most people have had cavities at some point in their lives. The reason for the occurrence of cavities is not at all that mysterious. Not brushing and flossing your teeth are the primary reasons why you get it. Not going […]
Tooth decay brings goose bumps even to the oldest and wisest of men in all races of the world. All people, rich and poor, young and old, are vulnerable to the banes of having a tooth decay (with the exception of those who have no teeth of course). And while the reason why teeth start […]
Did you know that seniors develop as many cavities as children do? Modern dentistry has helped us keep our teeth longer, which is great news. At the same time, because seniors have their teeth longer, chances of dental caries is higher. Teeth are exposed to a number of damaging factors. Everyone can develop cavities, young […]
So, you finally made up your mind to visit your dentist after many years. You may be very anxious about your dentist’s first comment on your oral health. Don’t be. Dentists are professionals. If there are any people in the world who understand oral health and their patients fully, it’s us, the dentists. Dentists understand […]
Did you know that your oral health can be affected by stress? Yes, a headache, a stomachache and apprehensions signifies stress. But there is more to it this. Stress can cause quite a bit of problems on your teeth, gums and mouth. Your overall oral health is being affected by stress! And the affects you […]
Fluoride is known to have beneficial effects for your teeth. Fluoride helps strengthen the enamel. It keeps it strong and protected from the toxic acids released by bacteria. To learn more, watch this video: If you have any questions about dental fluoride and its effects on your dental health , or if you would like to […]
Fluoride is known to have beneficial effects to your teeth. It protects the enamel from the corroding effect of toxins excreted bacterial activities. As you grow older, the strength of your teeth becomes lower. Finding ways to keep it strong is worth the effort. With many products containing fluoride, it won’t be hard keeping your […]
Dental sealants are protective covering of the teeth to keep it from bacterial attacks which in turn cause cavities. Mostly, it is applied to children with permanent teeth which have just erupted. The main purpose for this kind of dental procedure or treatment is to cover the teeth to keep food debris and cavity causing […]
Silver Fillings V/S Tooth Colored Fillings Tooth fillings are very essential to conserve your tooth from decay destroying it. If teeth are not protected from caries, they will be get to the nerve and lead to needing a root canal. If at that point still not treated, then it will lead to an extraction. Then […]
According to studies, the bacteria that cause cavities can be transmitted from one person to another. Sugar, candies, and sweets are usually blamed for rotten teeth, but the real culprits are bacteria, called Streptococcus mutans, which are contagious. Just as a cold virus can be passed from one person to the next, so can these […]
A fear of the dentist is common. Millions of people suffer from dental phobia. Study show numbers as high as 25% of the population of North America suffers from fear of the dentist. Most people who find out that they are not alone are shocked to see how common this phobia really is. Often an […]
Many people have “fear of the dentist” when it is time to visit their dentist. Often, the worry of pain or discomfort is the first thing that comes to mind. Kids have anxiety of their own and if they don’t understand what is about to happen, their fear will grow into a full panic. This […]
A new study by Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine shows that periodontal or gum disease is an early indication of diabetes. Most people don’t think of their dentist when it comes to health problems that are not found in one’s mouth. But a dentist can actually be the first line of defense in reducing the risk for […]