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Feb
11

Dentures vs. Implants: A Guide

If you are missing teeth and looking to restore beauty and functionality to your smile, your dentist has probably thrown around the words “dentures” and “implants” quite a bit. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to remember the differences in looks, installation, and cost. This guide will provide you with a quick overview of the similarities and […]

Feb
4

Taking Care of Teeth After Cancer Treatment

There are plenty of health challenges to face after cancer treatment, including oral health issues. You might need anything from a simple cleaning to more extensive dental work. Here are some tips to follow so that you can get the best oral health once you finish treatment. Visit your dentist to find out what is […]

Jan
29

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Oral Health

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that afflicts over 1.3 million Americans. Many people don’t realize that there are serious oral health risks that have been associated with arthritis. Current research suggests that patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk for gum disease and other oral health issues. If you’re a patient who […]

Jan
23

Four Surprising Things That Are Ruining Your Teeth

There are many things that can harm our teeth. You probably know about the general things to avoid for healthy teeth, such as sugary sodas, acidic foods, and sticky candies. But what else is wrecking our teeth that we have no clue about? Here is a list of things that are ruining your teeth and […]

Jan
15

Anxiety in the Dentist’s Chair

When some of us think of the dentist, we may feel anxious and frightened… so how do we conqueror such a fear? We need the dentist; they help make our smiles healthy and beautiful, so we can’t simply avoid them forever! Here is a look into dental anxiety, how it is caused, and how to […]

Jan
8

4 Mouthwash Options: Advantages and Drawbacks

Many dentists recommend using mouthwash in combination with brushing and flossing for keeping fresh breath, preventing cavities, and fighting gingivitis. However, not all mouth rinses are created equal! There are plenty of factors to consider when buying mouthwash. Between the hundreds of brands, formulas, and even colors to choose from, which option is the best […]

Dec
16

What is Enamel and How Does it Work?

If you’ve ever been to the dentist, you’ve heard them talk about enamel… but what exactly is it? To really understand how to keep your teeth healthy, you have to know what enamel is and how to best take care of it. Here is your beginner’s guide to understanding enamel for a healthy smile! What […]

Dec
9

Attention Animal Lovers: Your Pet’s Teeth Also Matters

Pets need dental attention too! While your general dentist is probably not qualified to take a peek in your dog’s mouth, that doesn’t mean that you should let your pet skip regular dental visits. Next time your pet goes to the vet, make sure that they check their teeth. Your pet can suffer from bleeding […]

Dec
2

The Truth About Multivitamins

Millions of Americans take daily multivitamins… but why? Most pop the pill because they believe that it has an array of health benefits attached to it. However, studies show that it may not be true. Whether you are trying to up your daily intake of calcium and Vitamin D for healthy teeth and bones, or […]

Nov
25

Bacteria-Causing Gum Disease May Lead to Oral Cancer Growth

As the body ages it becomes increasingly important to pay close attention to your oral hygiene. Keeping up with your dental health wards off common issues such as cavities and plaque. More importantly, however, maintaining good hygiene limits your risk for gum disease and oral cancer. A study from Case Western Reserve University states that […]