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What are the Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble?

You’re probably aware of the basics of keeping your teeth and gums healthy: Brushing twice a day, flossing, and limiting your sugar intake. However, you may not know what to look out for in terms of dental decay or other serious mouth issues. What are the early warning signs of dental trouble? A chronic toothache, [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:55:02-07:00July 1st, 2019|Oral Health|0 Comments

Sore, Bleeding or Swollen Gums: A Guide to Good Periodontal Hygiene

Most of us visit the dentist because we want to keep our teeth in good health. Nothing says great oral hygiene like pearly white teeth, right? While it’s true cavity-free, white, healthy teeth are central in good oral health, let’s not forget about your gums. Your gums are equally important and play a major role [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:55:03-07:00June 7th, 2019|Oral Health|0 Comments

How to Spot Minor Oral Health Issues Before They Become Full-Blown Dental Emergencies

It’s a sitcom trope: A character spends the whole episode avoiding addressing a toothache, only to wind up wrapped in gauze and miserable in the end. Don’t be like that character. Tooth pain and other oral health issues shouldn’t be ignored, and certainly aren’t very funny! The following issues may seem easy to overlook, but [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:55:03-07:00April 12th, 2019|Oral Health|0 Comments

Are Baby Teeth Important?

Baby teeth are very important to your child's development for several reasons. Not only do they encourage the development of the jaw bone – and reserve space required for the permanent teeth to follow – baby teeth also enable your child to chew solid food and assist in speech development. Moreover, they contribute to your [...]

By |2018-09-25T17:08:46-07:00September 25th, 2018|Oral Health|0 Comments

How Your Diet Impacts Your Smile: Tips for Eating Better to Protect Your Teeth

We’ve all heard the saying, “an apple a day keeps the dentist away.” But is there any truth to this piece of old folklore or is it just that: folklore? As it turns out, apples are actually good for oral hygiene thanks to their Vitamin C content and ability to break down plaque. Even so, [...]

By |2019-07-08T11:55:03-07:00August 14th, 2018|Oral Health|0 Comments

5 Major Ways Tooth Decay Can Negatively Impact Your Health

No one likes a trip to the dentist, but it’s far better than the alternative. We’re talking about more than just a cavity here and there—we’re talking about tooth decay and the major ramifications it can have on your total health and wellbeing. That’s right: the ramifications of poor oral hygiene stretch far beyond your [...]

By |2018-07-18T22:41:14-07:00July 18th, 2018|Oral Health|0 Comments