Oral cancer is highly preventable, but often diagnosed in later stages. Here’s the warning signs and symptoms to watch for.
Lucy Hobbs and Emeline Jones provided both healing and hope, and we recognize their contributions to both women and dentistry!
Statistics show that heart disease risks increase as we get older. Starting from an early age is of course ideal, but here we are right now! We must begin making changes in our everyday lives. And here’s how to start!
Having sensitive teeth is very common and treatable. If the sensitivity you’re feeling is mild, there are several over-the-counter options that can help alleviate the discomfort.
This Christmas, we’re striving to be more mindful of our oral health, do what we can to prevent any sugar overload, and invite you to take that on as well!
The concept behind today’s dentistry got its start between 1650 and the 1800s, and the man who started it all was 17th-century French physician Pierre Fauchard. He is properly named “The Father of Modern Dentistry”.
Halloween brings out our inner child. It gets us excited to dress up, decorate the house, and share candy. It is also a time when we all feel comfortable enough to eat as many pieces of candy as we want, because what’s Halloween without sweets?
Gum disease starts because of the bacteria that form and stays on teeth. If the bacteria are not removed daily with brushing and flossing, the plaque builds up and the bacteria starts infecting the gums and teeth. Left untreated, teeth will eventually start to fall out or will require professional extraction.
If a piece of the toothpick breaks off, try and get another set of eyes to help you find it, because those pieces can be very hard to dislodge. Those broken pieces can quickly cause inflammation and will cause damage the longer they are left inside. Remember — if you are unable to remove the broken piece(s), contact us. We’re here to help… judgement free!
Who knew that drinking water can be very beneficial to our daily lives and help save our teeth in the process? This summer has been a hot one and it’ll keep getting hotter. While we are all outside in the hot sun having the most fun as we can, it is very important to drink enough water as we can throughout the day.