Take a guess at how many different bacteria species live inside of the human mouth. There are 700 known species inside your mouth. This may sound scary but some of these microorganisms are beneficial to our oral health as they can prevent tooth decay and create saliva, which aids in breaking down food and [...]
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Studies from the Center for Disease Control have found that 90% of adults have experienced some form of tooth decay. Cavities are the most common form of tooth decay that people experience in their lives. They are very common but with good oral health care, they can be avoided. So what can you [...]
If you are looking for a new dentist for you or your family, we know it can be difficult to find one that meets your needs. Where do you even start looking? What credentials should they have? Will they work with your insurance provider? Your oral health is the first defense your body has [...]
Dentures can be a great way to replace multiple missing teeth. Modern technology has made them better fitting, easier to wear, and more natural looking than ever before. If you are considering getting dentures, though, it is likely that you have some questions about how to care for your dentures. Keep reading to [...]
When it comes to things that keep them in good health, kids are experts at avoiding them. From eating vegetables to going to bed on time, kids are bound to resist the things their parents put in place to take care of them. Dental hygiene is no different! If you are having trouble getting [...]
Everyone knows that brushing your teeth twice a day is important and helps to keep your teeth healthy. Is that enough though? When it comes to creating a good oral hygiene routine, there is more that you can do than just brushing! Brushing is very important, but brushing alone is not enough to keep [...]
Everyone knows that you have to brush your teeth every day, but how many people also floss every day? Flossing is a step in an oral hygiene routine that often gets neglected, either because people do not think it is as important, or they simply do not like to floss. When it comes [...]
With social distancing guidelines still in place for the foreseeable future, you likely will not be able to get to the dentist for your regular check-up for a while. Since it is not possible to see your dentist right now, it is extra important for you to take great care of your teeth [...]
Over time, your teeth will become less white, and that is unfortunately unavoidable. As you age, and more so If you drink coffee, tea, or red wine, or use tobacco, your teeth will become stained and may not remain as white as you would like them to be. If you find you would [...]
How early should my child have their first visit? Studies have shown that children can develop cavities as early as age two, so it is generally recommended that their first appointment is booked as soon as their first tooth erupts. At the latest, your child should go for their first dental checkup by [...]