dental blog

Jan
15

Common Signs of Teething

Your baby is growing up, and so are their teeth! According to the American Dental Association most babies develop their first tooth around six months of age. After that first eruption your baby will have a full set of primary teeth in three years. Although it is usually pretty easy to spot teething, we created […]

Jan
8

4 Common Oral Health Problems and How to Avoid Them!

Your smile is your best chance at making a great first impression. It’s the first thing people see, and it can be the key to opening a conversation, making a new friend, or even brightening someone’s day. So, if oral health issues are keeping your smile hidden, it’s time to do something about it! Here […]

Dec
21

Could 3D Printing Be the Future of Root Canals?

Root canals are one of the most common dental procedures in the United States. Annually, approximately 15 million are conducted. If you do the math, that’s around 41,000 a day! Despite their status as a mainstay in dentistry, as well as the best way to save a tooth, root canals can occasionally have adverse effect […]

Dec
4

Can Wisdom Teeth Stem Cells Be Used to Treat Corneal Scarring?

A scarred or scratched cornea is a condition that necessitates immediate treatment, and it could potentially lead to permanent vision loss. As of now, the options to treat this scarring include donor corneas replacing the damaged one, or donor tissues to try and regenerate the impaired tissue. However, teeth may provide another option! Recent findings […]

Nov
26

A New Solution To Enamel Loss?

Researchers at the University of Southern California have made a major breakthrough in the investigation of tooth enamel regrowth procedures. Tooth enamel is a nonliving tissue; unlike bone, enamel does not regrow naturally in the human body. Lack of tooth enamel can cause sensitivity and even pain in the mouth, making the tooth much more […]

Nov
19

The Scary Link Between Childhood Obesity and Tooth Decay

With childhood obesity on the rise, it is important to shed a spotlight on the issue. We’d like to do our part by examining one often overlooked aspect when discussing childhood obesity: the damage it does to teeth! We live in a world where everything is big. Our restaurant chains are big, our portion sizes […]

Nov
12

Gum Disease and Your Child, What Does it Mean?

Gum disease can start much earlier than you think. In fact, gum disease can start as early as childhood. In order to keep your child’s mouth safe, be aware of what types of gum disease are most common in kids and how to prevent them. While gum disease is more prevalent in adults, children are […]

Nov
5

Oral Health Problems in New Moms

We get it. When you’re a new mother, your top concern is your baby. Sometimes, however, this means neglecting the most important person…you! Here are some surprising ways your oral health can suffer during those crucial first few months of your baby’s life, and what to do if you encounter them.

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Oct
29

Angular Cheilitis & What it Means for Your Dental Health

The cooler months are upon us, and along with them come dry, cracked, bleeding skin. In addition to keeping a tube of lotion or lip balm next to you at all times, you may want to read up on Angular Cheilitis, a condition that may be causing the corners of your mouth to be cracked, […]

Oct
22

Meth Mouth

It is widely known that drug use, especially hard drug use, can cause tooth decay. The worst drug offender in ruining teeth, however, is methamphetamine. Methamphetamine, or ‘Meth’ is known as a powerfully addictive drug that can harm overall health, but it can also seriously affect oral health. According to the American Dental Association, Meth […]