Category: Education

Tips For Overcoming Dental Anxiety

dental anxiety

We get it; going to the dentist or dentist can be anxiety-inducing. After all, having someone poke around your mouth isn’t exactly the ideal way to spend part of your day. While we always strive to make your appointments as comfortable and stress-free as possible, the anxiety you may feel is real. With this in… Read more »

Improve Your Brushing And Flossing

brushing and flossing

Last week, we discussed the importance of knowing when to replace your toothbrush. Similarly, it is important to reassess your brushing and flossing techniques to ensure your efforts are efficient as well as effective. By practicing good oral hygiene on a daily basis, you are helping minimize the chances of experiencing tooth decay and the… Read more »

When To Replace Your Toothbrush

replacing your toothbrush

While we focus our efforts on providing oral surgery, we intrinsically understand that practicing good day-to-day habits is paramount. While not every serious situation can be avoided through regular preventative care efforts, they can certainly improve the chances of not needing more invasive procedures. With this in mind, an often overlooked component of regular oral… Read more »

Be Careful With Sports Drinks

sports drink

We previously discussed the harm that soft drinks can do to your teeth. Of course, you have likely known that these beverages can wreak havoc on your smile. However, sports drinks can cause similar — if not more — damage, as well. While the drinks themselves aren’t necessarily worse for you, their image, thanks to… Read more »

Best And Worst Foods For Your Smile

Best and worst foods

In our last blog, we talked about the harm that soft drinks can cause to your teeth. On the flip side, there are a number of foods that can help ensure your smile stays as healthy as possible. As can be expected there are also numerous ones that can hurt your teeth and the overall… Read more »

Soft Drinks And Tooth Decay

soda decay

Since childhood, many of us have heard about the potential dangers of drinking soda. Like with most things, moderation is key when it comes to consuming soft drinks. For those who drink them excessively, the risk of severe tooth decay is strong. In some cases, the decay can be so severe that soda drinkers might… Read more »

Tooth Loss & Dementia Can Be Connected

dementia and tooth loss

In a recent report relayed by the National Institute On Aging, adults who are missing teeth have a higher risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Moreover, this risk increases with each missing tooth. Although the reason behind this connection is not fully understood, the results are clear and show that not only is it crucial… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Affects Covid-19 Severity

good oral hygiene

We are well into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the vaccine has helped millions regain a semblance of normalcy in their lives, many still suffer from the health impacts of the infection. There are many ways to lessen the severity of the Coronavirus should you catch it, and recent studies show that practicing good oral… Read more »