Halloween is one of the most fun-loving times of the year for kids! What kid doesn’t enjoy dressing up in their favorite costume, going to Halloween parties, and getting massive amounts of candy and sweet treats? It’s a sugar-lover’s dream! But as fun as it may be for children, Halloween can be a parent’s nightmare! […]
If you have a teenager who had braces or perhaps have even had braces yourself, you can probably remember the day those braces came off! What a great day! What a feeling of happiness and freedom! And it’s probably safe to say, it was hard not to stop and admire your new straightened teeth whenever […]
Eating disorders are not only dangerous to your overall health, but they also will have very negative effects on your teeth and oral health. In addition to being extremely damaging to the body at large, anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa can cause massive damage to your teeth.
Maintaining perfect teeth and gums is essential at any age, but a beautiful smile is especially important in the life of a teenager! Eating a healthy diet, flossing, brushing and regular dental check ups all contribute to a beautiful smile and healthy teeth. Dental issues of teenagers include braces or corrective mouth gear, inconsistent dental […]
Would you love to have a beautiful smile with perfect, straight teeth but just can’t bear the thought of having a mouthful of metal for one to three years in order to get it? Well, now you can get those beautiful, perfectly aligned teeth without having to torture yourself with metal braces! This is achieved […]
In today’s age of advanced technology, it is hard to keep up with the lightening fast changes that take place every day! Many forms of technology are used in the medical industry and one of those, the laser, has become very useful in dental care. So what exactly is a laser and how is it […]
Have you ever heard that there could be a relationship between your dental problems and your sleep patterns? Research has established that a large number of people who suffer from jaw tension, teeth clenching or grinding are actually experiencing a side effects of sleep apnea and snoring. Continual unconscious grinding of your teeth and clenching […]
It is estimated that one-third of the people in the United States either have or are at risk for developing diabetes. Studies have shown that diabetics are more susceptible to gum disease and oral infections. If you do happen to have diabetes, oral health and professional dental visits are extremely important! Good oral health can […]
If you’ve ever experienced having a dry mouth, you understand why it is often described as “cotton mouth”. Unfortunately, dry mouth can feel like you have just taken a big bite of cotton! Definitely not a comfortable feeling! Maybe you’ve wondered where this comes from and what causes this feeling?
Do you ever wake up from a night’s sleep and find that you have some pain in your jaws or sore teeth? Well, you could be grinding your teeth. Grinding teeth is known as bruxism. Most cases of teeth grinding (almost 80%) occur subconsciously at night when sleeping. This is usually associated with some contributing […]