preventive dental care

May 4, 2016

Wisdom Teeth 101

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, usually come in after adolescence, appearing between the ages of 17 and 21. The purpose of wisdom teeth is not known […]
April 27, 2016

Preventing Tooth and Mouth Injuries

Your teeth are important for everything from eating and nutrition to proper speech, so an injury to your teeth can have much larger implications than just […]
April 20, 2016

Guarding Against Dental and Facial Injuries – National Facial Protection Month

It is important to keep your teeth protected during physical activity because that is the most likely time they will suffer damage. Your teeth aren’t just […]
April 7, 2016

The Harmful Effects of Bad Oral Health

If you’re looking for ways to improve the health of your entire body, open your mouth and say “ahhhhhh.” Medical research has shown that individuals with […]
March 23, 2016

Surprising Reasons Why You Should Smile More

Unless something particularly funny or enjoyable is going on, you may not be inclined to smile that often. Plenty of research has been done in the […]
February 23, 2016

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Sugar Wars

As an adult, you’re probably well aware that your best chance at healthy teeth and gums involves brushing and flossing regularly, avoiding sugar and acidic foods, […]
January 15, 2016

Folic Acid: An Essential Nutrient for Dental Health

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, you may just think that as long as you brush and floss every day your […]
December 23, 2015

Periodontal Disease and How to Prevent It

Periodontal disease occurs when the plaque that adheres to your teeth is not effectively removed. Plaque forms when the bacteria within your mouth combines with mucus, […]
December 16, 2015

How Is Oral Health Defined?

Everyone wants to have a healthy mouth and beautiful smile, but what exactly does it mean to have good oral health? Some individuals may think that […]
October 29, 2015

Coping With Dental Phobia and How to Overcome

For many people, a trip to the dentist is not at the top of their list of favorite things to do. However, most can get through […]