oral 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…

Brushing Up: How to Select A Toothbrush

With so many toothbrushes on the market, it may be confusing on which is the best type of toothbrush to choose.  The average american will spend more than 1,000 hours brushing their teeth making this a very important topic.  Here are some guidelines for you to consider when buying your next toothbrush: The softer the…

Resolve To Make A Healthier You In 2018

While you are resolving to improve to make a healthier “new you” don’t forget to include your mouth.  A healthy body is intricately entwined with oral health and our healthy habits will improve your overall wellness.  Consider our top 5 tips for a healthier mouth in the new year. Skip The Sugar: When sugar gets…

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…

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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Break The Fast: Why Breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Rise and shine…….it’s time to take on the day.  Now that you’re up, it’s time to focus on the most important meal of the day, breakfast.  You may be a person who spends very little or no time and thought on what you are going to eat in the morning.  Some of you may skip breakfast all together. …

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4 Simple Ways To Get Your Braces Off Faster

Braces are the best and simplest way to get your teeth straight, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t want them off as quickly as possible.  In fact, the number one question patients ask us is how can they get their braces off sooner?  For braces to be effective it typically takes a couple months…

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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…

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…