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Top 5 Dental Problems and How to Prevent Them

May 15, 2023 | Author:

Maintaining good oral health is crucial for overall well-being. However, despite regular brushing and flossing, many people suffer from various dental problems. In this blog post, we will discuss the top 5 dental problems and provide tips on how to prevent them. Tooth Decay: Gum Disease: Bad Breath: Teeth Grinding: Tooth Sensitivity: In conclusion, dental […]


The Devastating Effects of Methamphetamine Use on Dental Health

April 30, 2023 | Author:

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is a drug that is highly addictive and can result in serious health complications, including stroke, permanent brain damage, and oral health issues. Meth use can lead to a condition known as “meth mouth,” characterized by severe tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues. This article will […]


Gingivitis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

April 15, 2023 | Author:

Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the tissues surrounding your teeth caused by a buildup of plaque. In its early stages, symptoms may include: Some factors that can put you at higher risk of developing gingivitis include: This might sound scary, but […]


How fluoride helps to prevent tooth decay

March 30, 2023 | Author:

Fluoride is often called nature’s cavity fighter, and for good reason. This naturally occurring mineral helps prevent tooth decay by making the surface of our teeth (known as tooth enamel) stronger and more resistant to cavities. How exactly does fluoride work? Cavities are caused by bacteria that live in our mouths. They feed on leftover […]


Diet and Dental Health Tips

March 15, 2023 | Author:

Our body is a complex machine. The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too. If you consume too many sugar-filled sodas, sweetened fruit drinks or non-nutritious snacks, you could be at risk for tooth decay. Tooth decay is the […]


Wisdom Teeth

February 28, 2023 | Author:

With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age. […]


Antibiotics for Pain and Swelling

February 14, 2023 | Author:

Antibiotics are often prescribed to treat bacterial infections. When it comes to toothaches, however, an antibiotic prescription should be avoided unless absolutely necessary. By understanding antibiotics, you can talk confidently with your dentist about what’s causing you pain and how to fix it. Understand your symptoms Talk to your dentist about your symptoms. Your tooth […]



January 31, 2023 | Author:

Braces and orthodontic treatment are used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion (teeth that are crowded or crooked). In some cases, your teeth may be straight, but your upper and lower jaws may not meet properly. These jaw or tooth alignment problems may be inherited or could result from injury, early or late tooth loss, […]


Are E-Cigarettes Harmful To Your Oral Health?

January 15, 2023 | Author:

People tend to assume that as dentists, we only care if our patients brush and floss their teeth regularly. While it’s true that we appreciate good at-home dental care, we know that oral health goes beyond brushing and flossing and can be impacted by activities like smoking and vaping. For that reason, we’d like to […]


Oral cancer

December 30, 2022 | Author:

Oral cancer is divided into two categories – those occurring in the oral cavity (your lips, the inside of your lips and cheeks, teeth, gums, the front two-thirds of your tongue and the floor and roof of your mouth) and those occurring in the oropharynx (middle region of the throat, including the tonsils and base […]