How Energy and Sports Drinks Effect Your Teeth

While we all know that sugar is considered unhealthy for your teeth, it is important to know that the acid in energy and sports drinks can also do some irreversible damage to your pearly whites. The General Dentistry journal has published research finding that energy and sports drinks contain so much acid that they start destroying teeth after only five days of …

Brushing Teeth – What You Should Know

Brushing our teeth has become second nature to us, but we are not always doing it right. It seems like such an easy task to perform, but it’s very easy to make mistakes that could end up harming our teeth instead of helping them. Give It Time Dentists recommend that we should be brushing teeth at least twice a day, three …

Choosing a Mouth Rinse

Ever wandered through the mouth rise aisle at the store, gazing at the wide variety of mouth rises available – all of which to protect your teeth and gums and freshen your breath? How do you choose? How can you know which promises hold true, and is a mouth rinse really necessary? There are three major types of mouth rinses: products that contain …

What is a Dental Composite?

Dentists use tooth-colored composites (white or natural-looking materials) that they have in their offices to fill cavities, repair chips or cracks, close gaps between your teeth and build up the worn-down edges of teeth. Dentists place the composites in or on the teeth where needed. Because direct composite bonding involves the precise placement of restorative material by the dentist, the direct composite …