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When You Sleep — Teeth Edition
Have you ever woken up with your teeth or jaw hurting from simple tightness, not knowing what the cause was? Chances are you might have sleep apnea. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 18 million Americans have sleep apnea. So what exactly is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition that occurs when you stop […]
DENTAL CARE & ADULT ORAL HEALTH
Healthy teeth are considered to be clean and have no cavities. Healthy gums are pink and firm. To maintain healthy teeth and gums it is recommended that we all brush at least twice a day, in addition to flossing at least once a day. To keep healthy teeth it is good to have a […]
HALLOWEEN CANDY AND CHILDREN’S ORAL HEALTH
With Halloween just around the corner, many of us parents may be running around trying to find the perfect costumes for our children to go trick-or-treating in. However moms and dads out there we also need to think about our children’s oral health when it comes to this sugary, sweet, and ghoulish day. As most […]
HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU VISIT YOUR DENTAL PROVIDER?
As most of us have heard from our parents, it is important to take care of your teeth, in addition to visiting your dental provider regularly. More than 50 years ago now, very few individuals took good care of their teeth. There were no guidelines 50 years ago for how often people should visit their […]
ORAL PIERCING… IS AN ORAL HEALTH DON’T!
An oral piercing is a hole in your lip, tongue, cheek, and or uvula (the tiny tissue at the back of your throat). This is so an individual can express themselves through a piece of jewelry attached to their body. This may be an appealing way to express your style, but it can be quite […]
THE FIVE BEST MOUTH RINSES
Your dental provider has been right, when telling you that if you want a fresher mouth, than you should use a mouth rinse. Regardless of what your dental concerns may be, mouth rinses are recommended for all adult, in addition to children that are over the age of six. If you really don’t want to […]
DENTAL CROWNS & BRIDGES
If you’re missing a tooth or teeth and would like to explore this option further always consult your dental service provider for the best recommended options for you and your dental needs. Dental crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetic devices, compared to removable dentures and partial dentures. Crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth […]
TOP FIVE BEST MANUAL TOOTHBRUSHES
I’m sure most us have heard this since we were children but here it goes, dentist recommend brushing at least twice a day, so it is important that you have the right toothbrush. Your toothbrush should be replaced every three months, so you have plenty of time to experiment, but we’ve found some of the […]
WHY DO SOME IMPLANTS WORK & SOME IMPLANTS DON’T?
As with any other surgical procedures, there is a variety of internal and external factors that cause complications or even total failure of the treatment, and dental implants are no exceptions. Dental implants are designed to be a permanent replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are a popular alternative to removable dentures […]
10 FOODS THAT ARE HURTING YOUR TEETH …
Has anyone ever warned you about eating taffy and candy apples, and what it might due to that beautiful smile of yours? Those sticky treats are not the only thing ruining your smile and causing you to spend more time in the dentist chair. Ice – you may be sitter here thinking ice really? Why […]