Six Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Smile

You show them off every day when you talk or smile, but how much do you really know about your teeth? Sure, you’re probably aware that it’s important to brush twice a day and floss regularly. But if you’re like most people, your knowledge about your smile ends there. Gaining an improved understanding of your … Continued

Four Oral Hygiene Mistakes You Might Be Making

If you’re like most people, you probably feel like you’re doing your part to take care of your oral health if you brush your teeth twice a day. If you remember to floss, that’s an added bonus. While brushing your teeth is undoubtedly one of the most important things you can do to take care … Continued

Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Children’s Oral Health

First time parents often have a lot of questions about how to properly care for their children’s teeth. That’s a good thing, too, as it’s been determined that establishing good oral health habits in childhood is linked to better oral health in adulthood. Additionally, oral health and overall health are closely related; in fact, studies … Continued

How Often Should My Child See The Dentist?

Your child’s first visit to the dentist should happen before his or her first birthday. The general rule is six months after eruption of the first tooth. Taking your child to the dentist at a young age is the best way to prevent problems such as tooth decay, and can help parents learn how to … Continued

Debunking Five Common Myths Regarding Oral Health

The internet can be a great tool for research and learning. However, it can also be a source of misinformation about many topics– oral health included. This is problematic because oral health is closely linked to overall health. Let’s consider some of the most common myths surrounding oral health and hygiene–and the truth behind the … Continued

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be embarrassing and in some cases may even cause anxiety. Check out this infographic to learn more about what causes it and some home remedies that just don’t work!

Are You Making Any of These Common Toothbrushing Mistakes?

For most people, brushing teeth is so second-nature that they rarely give it a second thought. In fact, many view brushing as just another routine to get through at the end of a long day instead of what it actually is: a critical aspect of maintaining good oral health. The problem with taking a lackadaisical … Continued

Maintaining Your Oral Health: Is Flossing Really Necessary?

When considering what constitutes good oral hygiene practices, most people would put brushing and flossing at the top of their lists. After all, dentists have stressed the importance of both practices for years. Recently, however, the importance of flossing was called into question by the Associated Press. The AP claimed that, despite recommendations to floss … Continued

All About TMD: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

What do earaches, dizziness, and jaw pain have in common? They all are common symptoms of temporomandibular disorders– more widely known as TMD. What exactly is TMD? First of all, it’s not a single condition. Instead, TMD refers to a variety of disorders associated with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The temporomandibular joint has an important … Continued

Why Mouthwash Is Important For Your General Oral Health

We’ve all been taught the same thing over and over again when we were kids, and by now we are pretty used to the routine: We brush our teeth twice a day, and floss them at least once a day. But did you know that using mouthwash can be just as important for your general … Continued