Category Archives: Dental Health

Should I Use a Water Flosser?

Is it challenging for you to floss? Do you tend to skip flossing just because of the problems you have when flossing or because of the length of time it takes? Do you or your children wear braces or a … Continue reading

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What Soda Can Do To Your Teeth

There’s no doubt that Americans like to drink sugary beverages , not just sodas, but sports drinks, energy drinks and fruit juices with sugar added. Beverage Digest estimates that Americans each drink 714 eight-ounce servings of carbonated soft drinks in a year — … Continue reading

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The Many Causes of a Toothache

Tooth pain or sensitivity is not only uncomfortable, it is also usually a symptom of a more serious dental problem. Rather than trying to deal with the discomfort, patients should seek help from a dental professional to find the underlying … Continue reading

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Stress of the Holiday Season Causing Clenching and Grinding.

Did you know you could be clenching and grinding your teeth without even knowing it. Clenching and grinding often occurs during sleep, though it can take place any time of day.The cause of bruxism is not widely agreed upon but stress and anxiety … Continue reading

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Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is an infection that affects the tissues and bone that support the teeth. Healthy gum tissue fits like a cuff around each tooth. When someone has periodontal disease, the gum tissue pulls away from the tooth. As the disease … Continue reading

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Avoiding Cavities from Halloween Candy

Halloween makes it easy to overindulge in candy and other sweets. With Halloween parties and trick-or-treating it is all too easy to find loads of sugary treats. While they may taste good at the time, they aren’t good for your … Continue reading

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When Was Your Last Dental Cleaning?

You water the garden three times a week, you change your car’s oil every three months, and you replace the batteries in your smoke detectors once a year. Your teeth need to see your dentist on a regular schedule, too. … Continue reading

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