Does My Tooth Enamel Grow Back?

If you cut your hair or trim your nails, they eventually grow back (usually quicker than you would like.) But what about your tooth enamel? Once it wears away, what can be done? We want to explain why it is so important to take good care of your tooth enamel, and what can be done… Read more »

A Healthy Smile Is Good for the Heart

A healthy smile is not just good for the teeth and gums but the rest of your body as well. In particular, the heart benefits from healthy teeth and gums as professional dental cleanings have been linked to healthier heart health. How Your Mouth Impacts the Heart Studies show that people who had professional dental… Read more »

A Toothache is a Serious Cause for Concern

A toothache or a pain deep in your gums radiating one of your teeth should take it as a warning sign, that demands immediate attention. If the pain was caused by a blow to the face or a hard fall it might have caused a fracture in the tooth inside the gum line. In a… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: How to Care for Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are extremely important, especially when it comes to the future smile. So, because baby teeth are so important, it is also important that you take good care of your child’s teeth. To help you do so, our team at recommends doing the following things: · Regularly clean your child’s gums before the teeth… Read more »

3 Potential Dental Problems That Can Alter Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, we strongly recommend that you keep an eye out for the following dental problems: Pregnancy Gingivitis Pregnancy gingivitis is a very common dental problem many women face because of the hormonal changes they experience during their pregnancy. Gingivitis is a serious and dangerous disease that can cause your gums to swell… Read more »

How to Treat Tartar

What is that colorless, sticky film you can feel on your teeth after you eat? Even though you can’t see it, you can definitely feel it! This is plaque which forms when the harmful bacteria in your mouth react with sugar and starches from the food you eat (and beverages you drink). Plaque creates acid… Read more »

The Christmas Foods You Want to Avoid This Year

As you attend your numerous Christmas parties this year, it’s important that you identify the good and bad foods for your teeth before you dig in. However, we understand that this might be a tricky task, which is why we are here to help you! For a strong and healthy smile, look out for the… Read more »

Healthy Gums Require Regular Flossing

Your oral health is a keystone to excellent physical health, and your daily brushing and flossing routine is a key to maintaining your healthy smile. In many cases the health of your gums is directly related to how often you floss as well as how effective your technique is. Every time you eat food particles… Read more »

How Drinks Can Affect Your Smile

You probably know that some drinks are bad for your teeth, but did you know that others can actually help you fight off gum disease and tooth decay? Do you know which drinks are good for your smile and which aren’t? If not, please read on! Have you ever heard that you should drink several… Read more »

Some Facts About Dental Sealants

What is a dental sealant? Also known as pit and fissure sealant, it is a thin plastic coating painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth–those teeth most prone to tooth decay—that hardens and bonds to the tooth to keep out bacteria and food particles. Who should get sealants? Children and teenagers with permanent… Read more »