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Did you know that the average toothbrush can contain more than 10 million bacteria, including E. coli and Staph? Did you also know that you can avoid the spread of those germs by regularly cleaning your toothbrush? It is recommended that you change your toothbrush or...
Every year in April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month helps bring attention to the disease and highlights the importance of regular oral cancer screenings. Although it is recommended that your visit your dental team regularly for in-clinic exams, at-home oral cancer...
In these unprecedented times of staying at home and self-isolating, good at-home oral healthcare is even more important. Now that you can’t visit a professional for oral hygiene, it is up to you to make sure that your teeth, tongue, and gums get the best possible...
What is an oral abscess? An oral abscess is an infection at the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. It’s a result of tooth decay and erosion, which is caused by cavities or poor oral health habits. An abscess creates a pocket of pus on the inside of the teeth, […]
Brushing, flossing, and rinsing is the trifecta of keeping your teeth and mouth healthy. But there is more to maintaining a healthy mouth for your overall health. There is more to keeping your teeth and gums healthy than ditching sticky sweets, soda, and smoking. 5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth 1. Regular visits According […]
When you think of a dentist, chances are, you think of a general family dentists who performs your regular cleanings and checkups. But that is just one specialty in the field of dentistry. From performing complicated oral surgeries to fixing misaligned teeth to creating dentures and cosmetic dental fixtures, there are many types of dentists […]
Tooth sensitivity is common, and many patients have discomfort that is associated with temperature. But your teeth can be sensitive to many other factors that your mouth may encounter on a daily basis. Sensitivity to sugar, acid, brushing and flossing are just a few. But you don’t have to suffer if you have sensitive teeth. […]
Dentures are removable oral fixtures that replace missing teeth and their surrounding tissues. They are a great way to restore your smile and improve your appearance if teeth are missing due to infection, injury, or tooth decay. Missing teeth don’t just affect your smile, but can affect your face shape. When teeth are missing, facial […]
Every area of your body is apt to getting infections, and your gums are no exception. Gum infections can affect your whole mouth if not treated properly and in a timely manner. If your gums are painful, it can make eating, drinking, or talking difficult and uncomfortable. Talk to your dentist about how to treat […]