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Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe or Effective?

Every year, health fads come and go, sometimes returning regularly for a brief 15 minutes of fame. Charcoal toothpaste is one of them! But is charcoal toothpaste safe, and can it actually whiten your teeth? Read on to learn the facts about charcoal toothpaste and your oral health. What Is Charcoal Toothpaste? Activated charcoal has […]

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Signs of Healthy Teeth & Gums

When you have a fever, it’s obvious. But your oral health isn’t always as easy to understand without the help of a dentist. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs of healthy teeth and gums that can help you know you’re taking good care of your mouth! Healthy Color of Gums Did you know that the […]

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The Worst Foods That Damage Teeth

Beware the sweet tooth! Many of the treats you crave are the very thing that may cause that sweet tooth to be a problem tooth…or worse, one that is beyond repair! Temptations wouldn’t be called temptations if they were easy to avoid! Interestingly enough, many times troublesome treats that can harm your teeth are not […]

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Tooth Restoration Options for a Perfect Smile

Your adult teeth are with you for your entire life, so they experience a lot! Tooth decay and other more direct types of damage can wear them down over the years. It’s likely that you will need a little help keeping your smile in its best condition beyond just what you can do at home. […]

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How to Reduce Toothache Pain at Home

Few pains are as crippling as a severe toothache. Even mild toothaches pulse with pain throughout the day, causing a distraction that prevents you from enjoying your day. If you can’t make the time to see your dentist right away, you need to know how to reduce toothache pain yourself. There are several home remedies […]

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Common Bleeding Gum Causes & How You Can Prevent Them

It’s important to take daily care of your teeth and gums. Without the right habits for dental care, your mouth can experience a variety of pains and problems. One of the most common issues we see are patients with bleeding gums. Even the most common bleeding gum causes are reasons for concern – but they’re […]

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The Damaging Effects of Missing Teeth

Thousands of teeth are lost every year to gum disease and injury. While tooth loss during early childhood is normal, the loss of your permanent teeth can severely impact your oral health. Missing teeth can have a domino effect of health issues on your mouth – resulting in far more long-term damage than just around […]

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The Effects of Gum Disease on Your Dental & Overall Health

It’s no secret that your oral health is important. But a surprising amount of people across the country are identified as suffering from gum disease every year. The effects of gum disease on your gums and teeth are well-understood, but did you know that it can impact more than just your mouth? Researchers continue to […]

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Plan for Your Baby’s First Dental Checkup

Few things are as important as the health of your baby. In addition to the numerous pediatrician visits that you’ve undoubtedly scheduled, it’s important not to forget that your baby’s oral development will impact their whole lives. As your child reaches six months, it’s time to start thinking about the baby’s first dental checkup.  When […]

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FAQs About Sealants for Teeth

The best way to prevent cavities is to brush and floss daily. But your mouth has surfaces that even floss can’t easily reach. These grooves are all over and often lead to decay that goes unnoticed until your next visit to the dentist. So how can you keep those grooves protected if even good dental […]

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