Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

How Your Morning Habits Can Affect Your Smile

Most people have a ritual they stick to at the start of their day. You can take time to dress for work, enjoy a breakfast, and – hopefully – make time to clean your teeth before you walk out the door. What you might not realize is that your oral care practices are not the… Read more »

Is Your Diet Having A Negative Effect On Your Enamel?

The incredible strength of our enamel helps to keep our teeth in good condition over the years. Keeping your enamel healthy will help you avoid troubles with cavities, and enjoy better general dental care. While enamel may be durable, it is not an indestructible material. Patients who suffer enamel erosion will be more likely to… Read more »

Oral Health Tips For Holiday Travelers

Traveling for the holidays can be a great experience. You can visit family members, or catch up with old friends, as you celebrate the end of the year. That travel can be a great experience, but it can cause people to fall out of beneficial routines. One thing you should make sure of is that… Read more »

Is Dehydration Affecting Your Cavity Risk?

Proper hydration is important to keeping you in good general health. It is highly important to stay hydrated if you are engaged in rigorous athletic activity, and beneficial to your overall well-being. What you might not realize is that staying hydrated can actually influence your oral health. Patients who are dehydrated can actually face a… Read more »

Watch Out For Habits That Can Harm Your Smile

Why do we need to take time out each day to clean our teeth? Our smiles face an ongoing threat from harmful oral bacteria. By brushing thoroughly at least twice a day, and flossing at least daily, you can protect yourself from an accumulation of bacteria and food debris, and avoid problems like tooth decay… Read more »

Can Drinking More Water Really Help Your Smile?

You can expect some obvious advice when it comes to improving your preventive dental care. You would hardly be surprised if someone’s recommendations were around brushing habits, or flossing. You can anticipate warnings about consuming too much sugar. However, you might not connect drinking more water with oral health, even though you should. By staying… Read more »

How Safe Is Your Child From Cavities?

If you have already had to take your child in for restorative dental care due to cavities, you may be concerned about their relative risk. Of course, if your child has never had a cavity, you are likely open to how you can make sure they continue to stay decay free. People will face varying… Read more »

Toothbrush FAQ

Your teeth play a huge role in maintaining your body’s well-being. They aid you in the process of digesting food by enabling you to chew, they provide your face with the support it needs to keep its structure, and they let you express yourself with a smile. You owe it to your teeth to care… Read more »

3 Reasons to Take Sleep Apnea Seriously

When you snore, you probably don’t know that you’re doing it until your sleeping partner tells you about it. Therefore, it might not seem like it can have much of an effect on any other part of your life. However, if your snoring means that you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, then there may be… Read more »

Smile Tips from Your Children’s Dentist: Part Two

If you’re tired of your young children arguing with you each night, about whether or not they really have to brush their teeth, try making their dental hygiene routine more fun. Letting your kids choose their own toothbrushes, the next time you go to the store, can help them feel more ownership over their own… Read more »