June 4, 2015
Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a common condition that can affect people of all ages. Bad breath happens when bacteria build up and produce noxious gases, giving our mouths a foul odor. The use of mouth sprays and mints only cover up these gases. There are four easy ways to avoid this persistent…
May 21, 2015
Did you know that the most common chronic disease of children and teens is tooth decay? Even worse, the CDC reports that nearly 20% of children’s cavities are left untreated. What may be even more surprising is that nearly all cavities are 100% preventable. In fact, simply by following these 6 steps, you could help…
April 23, 2015
Kids and adults do some crazy things to their teeth! Avoiding our list of the top five is a great way to save yourself from future tooth trouble. 1. Using your teeth as tools. Your teeth are not bottle openers, package rippers, string cutters or any of the number of other crazy tools they…
April 9, 2015
ad breath, or halitosis is a common problem for people of all ages. While some bad breath is normal, such as what’s caused by certain foods, bad breath may also be a symptom of something greater. Here are five common causes of bad breath and their solutions: Cause: Smelly food Foods with a strong odor…
March 26, 2015
We often hear patients talk about how they or their children have “soft teeth”. We especially hear comments related to how cavities have been inherited from their parents or have been passed down to their children. But is there really an inherited condition that causes some people’s teeth to be more susceptible to cavities…
March 12, 2015
Thumbsucking is a very common habit for young children and is usually nothing to worry about. However, it can be a concern when the habit continues or when it begins to cause problems with normal oral development. Here’s everything you need to know about thumbsucking and what can be done to help your child stop….
February 26, 2015
One of the most surprising facts of caring for your teeth is that you should actually wait at least an hour after eating before brushing. In fact, brushing right after a meal may actually do more damage than good. Here’s why you shouldn’t brush your teeth immediately after eating. Your tooth enamel, the hardest substance…
February 12, 2015
Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Can chocolate actually be good for your teeth???