We’ve all heard that reducing or quitting coffee will minimize the discolorization of our teeth. But did you know that there are natural teeth whitening agents in the everyday food that you eat? Take a bite out of these delicious foods that will keep you smiling brightly and reduce your teeth whitening cost. Milk and […]
Men tend to disregard oral health and have more bad habits that are dentist no-nos such as chewing tobacco, excess coffee drinking, smoking, and snacking on sweet treats.
Age itself is not a cause of dental problems in seniors, but other problems common in the second half of life can contribute to dental issues. Here are some of the concerns you may face and how to take care of them. Your dentist is your best resource on dealing with these problems, so be […]
Just about every time you visit your dentist, you hear the question: “Have you been flossing regularly?” You brush your teeth twice a day, so surely flossing can’t be that important. Or is it? The American Dental Association says that it is, your dentist says that it is, so what’s the story? When you use […]
What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes cessation of or shallow breathing during sleep. Shallow breaths or a pause in breathing is frequently followed by a gasp or a snort and is sometimes accompanied by snoring. Very often, the person suffering from sleep apnea is unaware of the condition, since […]
From the time your baby’s first teeth appear, their teeth should be brushed. Infants can have their teeth brushed with a soft brush designed for babies and plain water. No toothpaste is necessary and in fact, should be avoided until the child reaches the age of one (and some research says two). This is because […]
When you watch a football game, you’ll often see the players stuffing mouthguards in before a big play. They’re taking an important step in keeping all their teeth intact! Now, while your daily routine may not be as rough-and-tumble as a professional football game, there may still be situations or conditions where a mouthguard is […]
On a daily basis, your teeth experience a loss and gain of vital minerals that keep them healthy and strong (known as demineralization and remineralization, respectively). Several of these core minerals include calcium, phosphate, and fluoride. If too much mineral loss occurs, your teeth can weaken and be more prone to breaking or decay. Fortunately, […]