dental health

Broccoli Benefits For Your Teeth

Broccoli has so many benefits, including for your teeth.  You may find it hard to believe, but broccoli can even help whiten your teeth.  That’s because broccoli has natural minerals that when eaten raw can break apart the plaque in your teeth and brighten your smile. This amazing food also helps strengthen your teeth and…

Don’t Let Spring, Break Your Teeth!

Let’s face it, kids aren’t the only one who enjoy Easter candy each spring.  Jelly belly, chocolate bunnies, and peeps are just some of the treats blooming in their baskets.  After Halloween, Easter is the most popular holiday for candy sales.  This year, 87% of Americans plan to indulge in Easter candy.  While we love…

Defend Against Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is more than annoying, it can be cause for concern.  Persistent dry mouth can affect your speech, your ability to swallow and even your dental health.   Those suffering with dry mouth may experience a constant sore throat, a burning sensation in their throat, difficulty speaking or swallowing, hoarseness, a raw red tongue, bad…

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

“All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth” maybe a catchy Christmas song but it can also be a source of shame and embarrassment to the millions of Americans who are missing one or more teeth. Those who are missing teeth report lower rates of self-esteem, higher levels of depression, challenges advancing their…

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Pregnancy: The Tooth About Dental Health While Expecting

Pregnancy is an exciting time for a growing family. If this is your first time being pregnant you may experience a myriad of symptoms because pregnancy effects literally every aspect of a woman’s body due to increased hormones, including your mouth and gums. Taking care of your teeth during these nine months is important. We…

Does Charcoal Actually Whiten Your Teeth?

This isn’t a Halloween related trick or treat.  If you haven’t heard, brushing your teeth with charcoal is all the rage. Celebrities swear brushing your teeth with charcoal will make your teeth whiter and copy cats are showing up on social media. If your not familiar with the fad, people are brushing their teeth with…

Guard Your Teeth From Injuries

Each year over 5 million teeth are lost by people playing sports.  This issue isn’t limited to youth playing contact sports; athletes of all ages are affected.  It’s often the older athletes who have more random dental injuries such as falling off a bike or tripping and hitting their face.  The majority of these cases…

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Calm Your Fears With Sedation Dentistry

If you dread the dentist, you’re not alone.  Fear of visiting the dentistry ranks as American’s top fears, up there with public speaking and snakes.  Many would rather endure the pain of a toothache than seek treatment.  Don’t suffer any longer; use sedation dentistry to treat your fear and anxiety of visiting the dentist.  Dental…

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How Dental Crown Works

When your dentist recommends a crown procedure, don’t be alarmed, it is a routine procedure used to save your tooth.  In simple terms, a crown is like a cap that is placed over the tooth and the procedure is done if your tooth is weak, broken or cracked and needs to be held together, to…

Healthy and Delicious Foods To Eat After You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is a painful topic.  It is often hard  but these soft yet nutritious foods can soothe your teeth and gums while taking care of your hunger. Smoothies: Smoothies can be a breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal replacement.  Foods like spinach, kale, berries, and almonds give the drink extra flavor and…