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Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay

Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay

​​​​​​​The process in which a tooth structure undergoes destruction is what professionals refer to as tooth decay. The decay can affect the enamel or outer coating or the dentin or the tooth’s inner layer. Tooth decay usually occurs when certain substances are left on the teeth. Some of the substances include foods that contain carbohydrates, such as starches and sugars.
Should I Get Oral Cancer Screening?

Should I Get Oral Cancer Screening?

Dentists perform oral cancer screening to look for any signs of precancerous or cancerous conditions in a patient’s mouth. Doctors can perform this type of screening as well. The primary goal of this procedure is to identify whether a patient has mouth cancer as early as possible. Chances of successful treatment are higher when the doctor identifies a problem early.
How do I know if I have TMJ?

How do I know if I have TMJ?

Is it hard to open and close your mouth? Do you sometimes get lockjaw when you yawn? Persistent earache getting you down? You could be suffering from a problem with your TMJ.
October is National Dental Hygiene Month: The Elements of Good Oral Health

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: The Elements of Good Oral Health

October is National Dental Hygiene month in the United States – an event designed to promote understanding of the importance of good oral health and to educate people on the steps that they can take to improve their own oral hygiene.
September is gum care month: Tips for taking care of your gums

September is gum care month: Tips for taking care of your gums

When you brush your teeth, how much attention do you give to your gums? Gum health is one of the most overlooked aspects of oral hygiene, with many people focusing on the appearance and health of their teeth instead. Nevertheless, without gums we wouldn’t have teeth at all! Gums place a crucial role in supporting our teeth and holding them firmly in place. When they are affected by disease, their ability to do this may be compromised and you may be at very real risk of tooth loss. Not only that, but experts have uncovered an indisputable link between gum disease and other chronic health conditions including diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Back to School Dental Health Tips

Back to School Dental Health Tips

A regular part of back-to-school prep should include your child’s oral health. A trip to the dentist is as important as buying new clothes and supplies for your child. Through this, your dentist can monitor and identify any underlying dental problems. The earlier you treat the dental problem, the better. As a result, your child will have a productive school year.
Are Same Day Crowns Better Than Traditional?

Are Same Day Crowns Better Than Traditional?

There are many different types of dental restorations. Dental crowns are by far one of the most common. They sit over the top of the damaged tooth, preventing it from further decay or damage.
How Does Poor Dental Care Affect Your Overall Health?

How Does Poor Dental Care Affect Your Overall Health?

Most people do not realize just how important oral health is. It offers clues or opens a window to your health in general. So, how does poor dental care affect your overall health?
The Benefits of Early Childhood Dental Visits

The Benefits of Early Childhood Dental Visits

Regular dental visits are an important part of our preventative healthcare as they enable us to seek treatment for any issues we may be having with the health or appearance of our teeth.Even though some may think it’s unnecessary, it is actually just as important that you start to take your child to visit the dentist from a fairly young age as there are a variety of advantages to starting dental visits early in your child’s lifetime. Here are some of the main benefits you can expect by opting for early childhood dental visits for your little one.
Tips for Choosing the Best Dentist

Tips for Choosing the Best Dentist

With so many dental professionals to choose from, how do you know who to select to take of your teeth? Here are our top tips on choosing the best dentist.