July 18, 2012

Teeth Whitening: Do all types of teeth whitening work?

Types of Teeth Whitening: There are several different ways to have your teeth whitened.  With all types of bleaching procedures, the degree of whiteness will vary […]
July 12, 2012

Teeth Whitening: Is it safe?

Teeth whitening done correctly is safe. As long as you follow the directions given to you by your dentist if you are doing professional teeth whitening […]
June 18, 2012

Are Cavities Contagious?

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, […]
June 14, 2012

What is oral cancer screening?

Oral cancer screening is a routine part of a dental examination. Regular check-ups, including an examination of the entire mouth, are essential in the early detection of cancerous […]
June 11, 2012

Can Poor Self-Image Result in Low Self-Esteem?

What is self-image? Self-image is mainly how you see yourself and how you believe others see you. What is self-esteem? Self-esteem is how you feel about […]
June 4, 2012

How to overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

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 […]
May 30, 2012

Children and fear of the dentist

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 […]
May 23, 2012

Oral health linked to systemic diseases

Did you know that oral health can offer clues about your overall health?  According to health experts, oral healthcare is much more than just maintaining that beautiful smile, as […]
May 23, 2012

Can your dentist tell you if you have diabetes?

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 […]