Archive for 2018

Is Coconut Oil Good for Teeth?

Recently coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention in the health world, but is it good for our teeth? And what is oil pulling? What is Oil Pulling? Oil Pulling has been around for hundreds of years and many cultures consider it healthy for body tissues. Around a teaspoon or so of coconut […]

What to Do for Bad Breath

Even though no one likes bad breath, this doesn’t stop it from being a common issue among patients. There are many ways to go about preventing bad breath and identifying the causes behind why bad breath occurs is the first step to stopping it. Find out what you can do to combat that stinky breath […]

Teeth Dreams & Why Teeth Can Fall Out

Have you ever had a dream where your teeth were falling out? This is a common occurrence that many people experience in their dreams. This dream could correlate to tooth irritation or other dental factors, but it more than likely has to do with stress. Here, we’ll discuss teeth dreams and what to do if […]

How to Stop Teeth Grinding

Bruxism, better known as teeth grinding affects about 8% of adults according to the National Sleep Foundation. Teeth grinding often occurs while we sleep and can be brought on by a number of different factors. Stress, anxiety, tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine are just a few known factors that can contribute to teeth grinding. Signs that […]

Tooth Extraction Aftercare

A tooth may have to be extracted for a number of different reasons and the aftercare is a crucial part of the healing process. Teeth can be severely decayed, poorly positioned or have advanced periodontal disease and extraction is necessary. Though the extraction process itself is major, the aftercare needs to be successful in order […]

How often should you go to the dentist?

Yearly dentist visits are key to keeping your mouth healthy and your wallet happy. Generally, anxiety over going to the dentist can keep some patients away, but these important visits can identify early signs of dental issues that can become bigger overtime. There is no exact amount of times you should be visiting the dentist, […]

How to Stay Cavity Free This Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, all the promotion of sugar-filled candy can be scary for parents out there with children. Especially when candy from trick-or-treating can last for weeks, even months after Halloween. With that in mind, here are tips on how to celebrate Halloween the healthy way and avoid cavities. What is a […]

When to Get a New Toothbrush

Changing your tooth brush occasionally is an important step to keeping a healthy mouth. The American Dental Association recommends that you replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months, maybe even sooner if the bristles on the brush are frayed. As the bristles become worn out, the brush becomes less effective in cleaning in between […]

Dental Myths: Fact or Fiction

Misconceptions surrounding dental care are common and it is important to know what the facts are to keep your teeth healthy for life. Maintaining dental health can be simple, as long as you follow a daily routine and get regular check-ups at your dentist. Now let’s dive in deeper and set the record straight about […]

What to Do with a Chipped Tooth

Has anyone every told you to place a chipped tooth in milk? What sounds like an old wives’ tale is actually rooted in science. Accidents happen, and a chipped tooth is not the end of the world, as long as you seek appropriate dental treatment as soon as possible. Now, if you’re still confused on […]