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The latest on dental health, oral care, teeth tips and treatments information for the best oral hygiene.


August 18, 2021 Health1

The best food choices for the health of your mouth are cheeses, chicken or other meats, nuts, and milk. These foods are thought to protect tooth enamel by providing the calcium and phosphorus needed to remineralize teeth (a natural process by which minerals are redeposited in tooth enamel after being removed by acids).


July 29, 2021 Health0

Making sure your child is properly brushing and flossing can be a challenge, but it’s well worth the effort. The risks of poor oral health aren’t limited to cavities. When plaque is not adequately removed from the gumline, bacterial growth can lead to gum disease, also called periodontal disease. Even if your children practice great oral hygiene, they could still develop gum disease.


July 6, 2021 Health1

Periodontitis occurs over time when the bacterial plaque spreads and grows beneath the gum line. The bacteria produce toxins, which stimulates chronic inflammation around the teeth and gums.


June 12, 2021 Health0

Tooth plaque is a fact of life and everyone gets it. Plaque is a sticky film that forms when bacteria in your mouth builds up on your teeth. When plaque stays in your mouth too long, your teeth suffer. Be aware of changes to the appearance and function of your teeth.You can spot the symptoms of an infected root canal before it becomes a problem.Plaque eats at your teeth and makes them weak. This can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.


June 4, 2021 Health0

Did you know the phrase “root canal” has two meanings? First, it refers to the hollow space within the root of the tooth that’s filled with soft tissue and nerves (also called pulp). Second, it’s a very common and relatively simple procedure for removing inflamed or infected pulp from a tooth before the infection spreads and the tooth starts to decay.


May 2, 2021 Health2

Bruxism, a condition in which you subconsciously grind or clench your teeth at night. It also includes gnashing and clenching of the jaw. Some people grind their teeth on occasion, especially during stressful periods. Chronic bruxism can lead to headaches, jaw pain, damaged teeth, and TMD (temporomandibular disorders).


March 26, 2021 Health1

Cavities are decayed areas of your teeth that develop into tiny holes. Cavities start small and gradually become bigger when if left untreated.Cavities can lead to serious dental diseases when left untreated. Luckily there are preventative measures you can take to inhibit tooth decay.


March 18, 2021 Health1

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 54,000 people will be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer this year. Roughly one person per hour will die from oral cancer.

People who smoke are at a higher risk of developing oral cancer, gum problems and complications after tooth extractions and gum and oral surgery. Smokers have a lowered resistance to infections and have impaired healing.


February 22, 2021 HealthService0

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a dangerous sleep disorder that deprives the body of oxygen and increases the risk of serious health issues. It is the involuntary cessation of breath while sleeping. People with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing as many as hundreds of times per night.

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