A Complete Oral Hygiene Routine

Oral Hygiene

Everyone’s oral hygiene routine is a little different. You may use a different type of toothpaste than someone else or you may floss before you brush. While certain aspects may vary, everyone should follow a similar regimen to protect their oral health and guard against gum disease and tooth decay. Here is a look at […]

The Effects of Sugar on Your Teeth

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Cookies, cakes, and other sweets make for a tasty occasional treat. However, too much sugar in your diet can have an adverse effect on your smile. There is a direct connection between sugar consumption and tooth decay. The mouth contains tiny microbes that turn sugar into acids which break down tooth enamel, often resulting in […]

Why Your Six Month Dental Check-Up Is Important

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How often do you visit your dentist? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), just 52.3 percent of adults reported that they had visited their dentist every six months for the past few years. An additional 15.4 percent reported visiting their dentist annually, and 11.0 percent say they only see a dentist once every two […]

What To Do About Sleep Apnea

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Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can cause interrupted sleep and a poor quality of life. People with this disorder typically experience abnormal breathing, including periods of shallow breathing or pauses in breathing that can last several seconds to minutes. This repeated stopping and starting of breathing can occur upwards of 30 or […]

What to Expect On Your Toddler’s First Dental Visit

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Visiting the dentist for the first time can be an exciting time for young children. These visits can also be highly informative for parents. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), a child should visit a dental provider by age one or within six months after their first tooth has erupted. Seeing a […]

Regular Tongue Cleaning

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When it comes to good oral health, tongue cleaning is often overlooked. Brushing and flossing are key to keeping your teeth strong and healthy, but even with regular brushing and flossing, your breath can suffer. This is because odor-producing bacteria can grow on the tongue, leading to problems like chronic bad breath. Tongue cleaning is […]

BASIC ORAL HEALTH: SYMPTOMS, TYPES, CAUSES & REMEDIES

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Oral health and hygiene is the part of self-care that some people forget or bypass as they prioritize other important tasks. Some people don’t brush their teeth after meals or at least three times a day. And some even go as far as not brushing their teeth at all before going out, or in a […]

How Botox Can Help TMJ

TMJ

The temporomandibular joint is the hinge that attaches your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull. When pain and limited movement affects the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is often to blame. Dysfunction can lead to symptoms like difficulty chewing, jaw pain, and locking or clicking of the jaw joint. […]

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Teeth

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Proper nutrition is essential for healthy teeth and gums. The foods we eat supply the body with the nutrients it needs for good oral health. However, a diet high in sugars and starches can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Lack of proper nutrition can also lead to other conditions, such as high cholesterol, […]

When You Should Take Your Child to See a Dentist

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The best way to protect your child’s teeth is to teach good oral health habits. Brushing and flossing should be part of your child’s daily routine, starting from a young age. Combined with proper nutrition, at-home dental care can help prevent tooth decay and ward off gum disease. Regular visits to a pediatric or family […]