Dentist Solutions for Teeth Sensitivity

According to the Academy of General Dentistry, roughly 45 million Americans experience tooth sensitivity.  Individuals with teeth sensitivity usually experience a sharp pain when their teeth are exposed to hot, cold, or sugary substances.  The majority of causes are food or drinks, however, some individuals experience pain by simply being in the cold weather.  Some […]

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

When you reach for your toothbrush each morning, you may give much thought to how clean the toothbrush is. After all, you wet it each time you use, so how “unclean” can it be? The fact is, each time you put your toothbrush in your mouth, it becomes contaminated with oral microbial organisms. The bacteria […]

A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care

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Keeping your smile bright with healthy teeth and gums, is not just a task for the daytime, your mouth needs proper dental care at night too. There is a lot going on in your mouth while you are sleeping, especially bacteria gathering on your teeth. While you are sleeping, you only produce a small amount […]

Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

You probably already know about the detrimental effects of smoking on your body.  You may even be familiar with the effects of second- and third-hand smoke on non-smokers.  A lot of attention has been given to the consequences of smoking.  Lung cancer, heart disease, and low birth-weight babies are the most well-known and troublesome.  Many […]

Toothbrush Tips to Keep Teeth in Shape

Your toothbrush is the most valuable tool you own to keep your smile healthy and your mouth happy.  As with any tool, proper use and maintenance are essential for the best results. There are many types of toothbrushes available to fit your budget and your lifestyle. With a few exceptions, these tips apply to all […]

Maintaining Good Dental Care Habits

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Good dental care habits, also known as dental hygiene, effectively prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Developing and maintaining good dental care habits are vitally important in maintaining good health. The ADA (American Dental Association) lists specific guidelines to follow in order to achieve the best results: Brushing– Brush twice a day with a fluoride […]