Don’t Ignore Your Bleeding Gums

Some people think that bleeding during brushing and flossing is no big deal. The opposite is true! Depending on your oral health habits, bleeding should be a concern and seeking advice from your dentist about the problem is a good idea. If you haven’t flossed in a long time and are just starting a routine, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health

We all know that sleep is crucial for our bodies. It can lower our risk for chronic disease, boost our brain power, and balance hormones. But did you know it’s also an important aspect of your dental health as well? Sleep truly does impact the entire body. Getting enough sleep has proven to be a [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health

Halitosis: Chronic Bad Breath and What You Can Do

It’s normal for people to experience bad breath, especially in the morning or if you’ve forgone brushing and flossing. However, if you have bad breath that persists even after cleaning your mouth, you could be experiencing chronic halitosis. Halitosis is the technical name for bad breath. Chronic bad breath could be caused by several conditions. [...]

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Which Oral Health Concerns Should You Watch for as You Age?

Getting older increases our risk for several health problems, including those with our oral health. Even if you’ve been taking great care of your smile for years, you could still experience an increased risk of tooth and gum problems as you age. Visiting your dentist can keep your smile healthy and ready to shine on [...]

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Causes of Tooth Discoloration in Toddlers

By the time your child is a toddler, he or she should have the majority of their primary teeth in. This is a great time to begin teaching your child how to care for his or her teeth while you still help and supervise their oral health habits. But what happens when you notice some [...]

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The Best Cosmetic Options for Gapped Teeth

Whether you have a natural gap in your teeth or you have a gap from a missing tooth, gaps can be unsightly and embarrassing for many people. Fortunately, you have several cosmetic dentistry options to help improve the appearance of the gap in your smile. The first step is talking with your dentist about what [...]

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What to Expect With ZOOM! Professional Teeth Whitening

Getting your teeth professionally whitened is a popular practice for a variety of reasons—a professional is by your side the entire time, the process usually takes only an hour, and your teeth look gorgeous and bright for years after this simple treatment! With Zoom! teeth whitening from Philips, you can enjoy all the benefits of [...]

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How Does Gum Disease Lead to Tooth Loss?

Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums caused by bacteria and plaque. Eventually, plaque can harden and turn into tartar, and gum disease progresses near the roots of your teeth. If left untreated, it can turn into an infection along the line of your gums. Gum disease isn’t always obvious—many people have gingivitis (the [...]

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How Can I Treat My Bruxism?

Do you ever wake up with a dull headache—or worse—a migraine? Does your neck often feel stiff and achy, and do you experience jaw pain? What about damaged teeth or irritated gums? These are all signs of bruxism, or teeth grinding. Teeth grinding is a harmful habit that’s extremely damaging to your teeth and gums. [...]

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Be Aware of These Top Signs for TMJ Disorder

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint disorders or dysfunction, which means the place where your upper and lower jaw connects isn’t working as it should. This leads to a variety of unpleasant symptoms, ones that people may attribute to another suspected cause before finding out that TMJ is the culprit. Your dentist can help determine if [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Be Aware of These Top Signs for TMJ Disorder