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The Halloween season and how candy can affect your teeth

Halloween is a fun and exciting time of year. Whether you are out trick-or-treating or enjoying a fun costume party, it is a great excuse to eat a lot of candy. However, did you ever stop to think how all that candy can affect your dental health? Now that Halloween is about to start, Dr. [...]

By |2020-10-14T14:49:30+00:00October 14th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

Ways to manage Dental Anxiety when at the Dentist

Experiencing fear, anxiety, or stress in a dental setting is a common problem that is often attributed to certain triggers such as needles, drills, or visiting a dentist in general. When an individual feels severely anxious about a dental appointment, it might result in irrational fear and complete avoidance of going to the dentist, which [...]

By |2020-07-29T20:26:33+00:00July 29th, 2020|Dental Care|0 Comments

When to replace my toothbrush head?

The American Dental Association suggests changing your toothbrush (manual toothbrush) or the brush head if using an electric toothbrush, every three to four months. Why should I replace my electric toothbrush head? 1. The bristles get frayed with use - The brush head has hundreds of bristles that are clustered together which may vary in [...]

By |2020-06-16T18:38:45+00:00June 16th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

The importance of drinking water for oral health

Water and Dental Health Water is the by far, the healthiest drink available. Our bodies are 60% water, and staying hydrated is vital as it helps your system regulate healthy nutrients, gets rid of waste substances, and keeps your muscles moving. Your saliva is 99% water. By consuming sufficient amounts of water, your saliva is [...]

By |2020-06-16T18:02:23+00:00June 16th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

Should I use mouthwash?

Mouthwash or Oral rinse is a liquid used to help clean your mouth, teeth, gums, and freshen breath. This usually leads to an antiseptic killing harmful bacteria that can live between your teeth and on your tongue. Mouthwash won't work to strengthen tooth enamel and combat gum disease unless you brush and floss prior to [...]

By |2020-06-11T13:31:49+00:00June 11th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

Eating with a dental implant

Eating with dental implants is quite similar to eating with biological teeth. The reason for this is that the implants are integrated into the jawbone and therefore will not move or slip in the mouth. After implants have stabilized, patients are able to enjoy a healthy diet without any restrictions. What foods to Avoid after [...]

By |2020-06-09T21:43:34+00:00June 9th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

My teeth look crowded together

Crowded teeth, also known as crowded dentition , is when the mouth doesn't have enough space to keep the teeth straight. As a result, individuals with this type of malocclusion suffer from overlapped or crooked teeth. Types Depending on the patient's jaw size and how many teeth they have, teeth crowding may be mild, moderate, [...]

By |2020-05-29T15:10:27+00:00May 29th, 2020|Dental Care, News|0 Comments

What is a Underbite?

Underbite is a term for a dental disorder marked by lower teeth reaching further outward than the upper teeth. This disorder is often termed a malocclusion or prognathism of Class III. Some cases of underbite can be complicated, which means that the lower teeth are extremely ahead. Many forms are milder, and almost not noticable. [...]

By |2020-05-22T13:03:28+00:00May 21st, 2020|Dental Care, Dental Professionals, News|0 Comments

How to know if you might need a Root Canal?

What is a Root Canal? Root Canal treatment is a dental procedure that can relieve your pain and save your natural tooth. It eliminates bacteria from the infected Root Canal to prevent reinfection of the tooth and save the natural tooth. Does a the procedure hurt? As the procedure is performed under anesthesia, a root [...]

By |2020-05-19T23:41:37+00:00May 19th, 2020|Dental Care, Dental Professionals, News|0 Comments

What are the white spots on my teeth?

Who doesn't like a healthy, bright set of pearly whites? Unusual discolored areas of enamel can prevent a beautiful smile from truly shining through. These discolored patches can make people feel very self-conscious and negatively impact different aspects of their life. There can be different reasons for the appearance of white spots on teeth such [...]

By |2020-05-11T18:18:26+00:00May 11th, 2020|Dental Care, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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