Use a Mouthwash That Suits Your Needs

Therapeutic and cosmetic are the two main types of mouthwashes. While cosmetic mouthwashes can temporarily reduce bad breath, they do not attack the cause of bad breath or reduce the bacteria that causes bad breath, plaque, gum disease, or tooth decay. Therapeutic mouthwashes reduce plaque, gingivitis, tooth decay, and bad breath. Mouthwashes are not meant… Read more »

The Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments for Dry Mouth

If you are one who is constantly reaching for water because of your dry, cottony mouth, you have dry mouth, and we’re here to help you. What is dry mouth? Dry mouth is a condition that is also called xerostomia. This condition can be considered as a symptom of a medical disorder or a side… Read more »

Dental Implants as Part of your Oral Hygiene Routine

Dental implants might replace a tooth, anchoring a bridge or providing a secure hold for your dentures. Regardless of what type of implant you have they will still require routine care. Your implants represent a serious investment in returning full function to your mouth and with proper care, they can last for many years to… Read more »

How Calcium Helps Your Teeth

Do you brush your teeth for two minutes at a time twice day? Do you brush religiously every day and visit your dentist once every six months? Are you looking for something else you can do to strengthen you smile? If you are, we recommend making sure you get enough calcium and vitamin D in… Read more »

What to Do if You Have Dental Phobia

Do you put off going to the dentist, including your scheduled dental cleanings? Do you only go to the dentist when you are in extreme tooth pain? You may be suffering from dental phobia! It is normal to feel some anxiety when you have to go to the dental office, but you shouldn’t be terrified…. Read more »

3 Ways Invisalign® Can Help You

If you are thinking about investing in a straight smile, then let us tell you how Invisalign® can help you. Invisalign is a system of smooth aligners that are custom made and fitted for your specific smile. They are made of a clear, plastic material. They simply snap over your teeth and are easily removed… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Tooth Sensitivity

Are you one of the many people who suffer from tooth sensitivity? If so, we are thrilled to help you. Having sensitive teeth can be a painful experience when you eat and drink the foods and drinks you love. However, tooth sensitivity is common and there are many things that can cause it, including: •Cavities… Read more »

Preventing Tooth Decay with Sugarless Gum

Did you know that you can prevent tooth decay by chewing sugarless gum? Well, it’s true, and this is why! Saliva is an extremely beneficial liquid that coats and protects your smile, and the best way to produce saliva is by chewing gum. The chewing motion creates more and more saliva with every chomp, and… Read more »

Root Canals: Painful or Painless?

Root canal therapy can be a very important treatment. In fact, this treatment may be necessary to save your tooth and to alleviate suffering. Sadly, despite its importance, root canal therapy is arguably the most feared of all dental treatments. But does this treatment really merit the dread associated with it? Honestly, no. Root canal… Read more »

Thumb-Sucking: Breaking the Habit

A Habit from Birth Thumb-sucking comes naturally to children. It is a reflex. When babies suck on their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other things, they feel happy and safe. This habit helps them to learn about the wide world around them. Young children often suck to soothe themselves when upset or to help them to… Read more »