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Why It Is Important to Brush Your Gums

It is very important to properly brush your teeth and gums every day to prevent tooth loss and gum disease. Gum disease is caused by the bacteria found in plaque and has three stages: gingivitis, mild to moderate periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis. Gingivitis, if caught early enough, can potentially be treated and reversed. If you […]

Why You May Be Having Dreams About Losing Your Teeth

Have you been having dreams about losing your teeth? This type of dream can seem very unusual and can be very frightening, however, dreams about your teeth falling out are in fact one of the most popular types of dreams. Two of the most common reasons for this type of dream to occur are an […]

Why Does Teeth Whitening Cause Sensitivity?

                      Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel on the teeth gets thinner or when gumline recession occurs. When the gumline recedes, the underlying surface known as the dentin is exposed, and this reduces the protection the enamel and gums provide to the root and tooth. […]

Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Brush or Floss?

                    While it may be alarming for your gums to start bleeding when you are brushing or flossing, it may be more common than you think. As long as your gums are not bleeding for too long, it is nothing to worry about, however, this means […]

Should I Floss Before or After I Brush?

Occasionally, we find ourselves questioning our at-home dental practices since we only see our dental professionals as little as twice a year. Flossing is one of our important at-home dental practices that is often forgotten. Is it important to floss? When is the best time to floss? We answer these common questions about flossing below: […]

2020 Resolution: Brush Teeth 2x a Day, Everyday

Now that 2020 is underway, why not make it your resolution to maintain good oral health? You may have heard your dentist say that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day, however, is there a reason why brushing two times daily is important? Here are three reasons why you should make it […]

Be Nice, Not Naughty to Your Teeth this Christmas

During the holidays we are surrounded by friends and family as well as sugary sweets everywhere we turn. The temptation and convenience of eating foods during this season that are not good for our mouths may be hard to overcome, but it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene during this time of year and all […]

Tips on How to Calm Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

There are many new experiences in a child’s life that can make them afraid, one being their first trip to the dentist. One top of the fact that it’s a new environment, the bright lights, loud noises, and new people touching them is the perfect combination to provoke anxiety. Fear of the unknown is something […]

Tips for a Tooth-Healthy Thanksgiving

                        Thanksgiving is a great time to gather around the table with friends and family that you love. While you are enjoying this special holiday, it is important to keep your dental hygiene in the back of your mind. You will undoubtedly be surrounded […]

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

                    You use it every day (or at least you should), it lives in your bathroom, and you use it in your mouth. Can you guess what this is? You guessed it – it’s your toothbrush! Given how often we use a toothbrush and how important […]