What Simple Carbs Can Do to Your Teeth

Your body needs simple carbs to stay energetic throughout. These nutrients are part of your dietary requirements in addition to proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Simple carbs are part of carbohydrates, which comprises starchy and sugary foods. Examples of the foods that have simple sugars include doughnuts, candy, soda, and desserts, among others. Even though they…

Tips to Help You See You May Have a Dental Abscess

A dental abscess can emerge quite unexpectedly. Therefore, you need to contact us immediately if you feel you have an abscess. Don’t delay treatment, as an abscess can progress and lead to a life-threatening illness. Do You Have an Abscess? Not everyone will acknowledge their tooth has abscessed. However, if you want to prevent serious…

Will Grazing All Day Long Hurt My Teeth?

Boredom, stress, or emotional unrest are just a few common reasons we tend to turn to food for all-day comfort. The popular concern about munching all day is related to weight gain. But will constant grazing all day long hurt your teeth? We care about you and your teeth, and we are committed to helping…

What Are The Best Ways To Avoid Oral Infections?

Most people are not aware of the fact that they can avoid oral infections. Bacteria cause these infections; therefore, keeping the bacteria out of your mouth will reduce the chances of getting an oral infection. If it is genetic, there are also ways you can do to help control it. The following are some of…

Why Adults Should Ask About Getting Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect your teeth from decay, particularly your back teeth that are instrumental in chewing. Sealants are most commonly placed in children and teenagers since molars are especially prone to cavities and decay when they first start to come in. However, you are never too old to develop cavities,…

How to Safely Store Your Toothbrush

As dentists, we recommend you set a regimen for the use, care, and storage of your toothbrush and then try to stay with that format. After brushing, give the brush a thorough flushing with a good stream of tap water. This should rinse and remove all the pathogenic debris. Then, shake the toothbrush to throw…

Always Call Us if You Notice a Tooth Going Numb

It is important to let us know if your tooth goes numb. There are many different causes of tooth numbness and they are not always related directly to your tooth. We will be able to diagnose and treat the issue before your condition worsens. Other than an infection or damage in the tooth, system deficiencies…

What Are Signs You Need to Brush Better?

Patients come into our office, often wondering why they still get cavities or notice recession. They frequently tell us they brush, and don’t understand why it isn’t working. While brushing is important, what you use to brush you use to brush your teeth and how your brush is also important. What Are You Using to…

Understanding Advanced Gum Disease Can Help With Treating It

Our mouths are such an important part of our daily lives – eating, speaking, smiling, even sometimes breathing – so it’s at least as important to be sure to take care of it. But life perhaps does get in the way sometimes of our daily brushing routines, or our daily flossing routines, or our twice-yearly…

The Health of your Thyroid can Impact your Oral Health As Well

  The thyroid gland produces hormones needed for a vast range of bodily functions. In its normal state, it instills homeostasis across various systems in the body. But when it goes into an override or a hiatus, it can wreak havoc across various parts of the body, including your mouth. Thyroid dysfunctions are heavily linked…