Losing Baby Teeth: How Soon Is Too Soon?

It seems your child’s baby teeth come in only a few years before they lose them! Losing teeth can be an exciting time for your child, but how do you know what’s normal when it comes to losing those baby teeth? Children typically begin losing their primary teeth around age 6, but the time can [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Can a Vegetarian Diet Affect Dental Health?

In a word: yes! Any type of diet affects your body, not just your dental health. When it comes to healthy teeth and gums, vegetarians need to be sure they’re getting adequate nutrition to support their pearly whites. Vegetarians tend to be much healthier than meat eaters, but their dental health can suffer if proper [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Custom Mouthguards Are a Better Fit

Considering a mouthguard for oral protection during sports or for bruxism? Although the mouthguards that you find at sports goods stores are a cheaper option, their quality is often just that— cheap. Custom mouthguards are a better fit for teeth grinders and athletes for a variety of reasons. You may think a store-bought mouthguard is [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improve Your Flossing Technique With These Simple Steps

Impress your dentist at your next checkup by improving your flossing technique. There are many common misconceptions about the flossing practice that people don’t realize they’re doing wrong. With these simple steps, you can become a flossing champion and experience sparkly clean teeth and gums! An article by Dr. Nhien Lu. Originally published by Your [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Out of Toothpaste? Here’s What You Can Do

We’ve all done it—you’ve squeezed that tube of toothpaste down to the very last possible squeeze, and the next morning you go to brush your pearly whites only to find that there’s none left. What do you do? Skipping brushing shouldn’t be your answer. You have alternatives that you can utilize until you can stock [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Your Mouth Predisposed to Cavities?

While some people work hard to keep their teeth and gums healthy, others don’t do much for their oral health and yet seem to skate by with wonderful teeth. How is this possible? Studies show that genetics play an important role in your oral health—perhaps even more than your environment or your diet. Unfortunately, we [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Finding Relief From Extreme Tooth Sensitivity

If you’ve experienced the feeling of a sensitive tooth, you know how painful it can be. Imagine having extreme tooth sensitivity all the time throughout your mouth! Cold and hot foods can cause intense pain in people who have very sensitive teeth. But what can you do to help your tooth sensitivity? There are things [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who Is at Risk for Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is a broad term that includes any type of cancer that afflicts the area. This would include cancer of the lips, tongue, throat, tonsils, and mouth. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,000 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the US in 2015. What puts a person at risk for this [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Causes & Treatments for Regular Toothaches

A toothache can be an awful feeling. Toothaches range from hurting only occasionally to those that cause constant intense, throbbing pain. The symptoms of a severe toothache can cause a fever, headache, or a bad taste in your mouth, depending on what’s causing your headache. What are some of the causes of a common toothache, [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is My Jaw Pain Related to TMJ? What Can I Do?

TMJ, or Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome, is a disorder of the muscles and nerves in the jaw. This disorder is specific to the temporomandibular joint, which connects the jaw to the skull. Usually, there was an injury to the temporomandibular joint, and this injury can lead to pain with chewing. This pain may be accompanied by [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments