Why Plaque Removal is Important

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You’ve probably heard about plaque before–especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist–but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? As you may know, plaque is a substance that can build… Read more »

A Healthy Smile Is Good for the Heart

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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 »

How to Treat Tartar

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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 »

Healthy Gums Require Regular Flossing

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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 »