The importance of the right fitting dentures.

As people age, their dentures don’t change, but their mouths do. If you have false teeth, they should fit properly. Proper care and regular dental visits are important factors for keeping your mouth healthy and your dentures in good shape. Problems From Poor Fitting Dentures: With age, the gum ridges in our mouth shrink, causing the dentures to become loose …

Whats your excuse for not seeing the Dentist?

Dentistry has improved vastly over the last couple decades but that doesn’t mean the excuses have stopped. Here are some of the most popular ones: 1.) It’s going to hurt This excuse may be reasonable.  However, no good enough. The truth is that the mouth is a hypersensitive part of the body. It’s full of thousands of nerve endings and any contact …

Have you thought about your toothbrush lately?

You use your toothbrush everyday but have you ever really thought about your toothbrush rather than the color? We all know it’s essential part of making your mouth look healthy but  it also helps prevents bacteria and inflammation. We’re going help you brushup on your toothbrush facts and feature that matter most. Shape.  Electric brush with a round, rotating head or …

Practical Uses For Toothpaste

We all use toothpaste daily to keep our teeth looking healthy and our breath fresh. There are actually other uses for toothpaste then just keeping your smile shining, it also has many interesting uses outside of your mouth. We decided to compile a list of things you can do with toothpaste that don’t actually involve cleaning your teeth. Ten Practical …

St. Patrick’s Day Puts Your Teeth At Risk?

It’s the favorite day of just about every Irish person you know, heck most people you know love St. Patrick’s Day. A fun day full of drinking and celebrating heritage and traditions.  And with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner you might be looking at  a pint (or 2 or 10) of green beer. But wait…We have some things to tell …

What is Gingivitis?

Gingivitis: An inflammation of the gums. Gingivitis is the initial stage of gum disease that is caused by plaque builds up. If the plaque is not removed by a daily brushing and flossing it produces toxins that can irritate the gum tissue. Damage can be reversed in the early stages of gum disease. If gingivitis is left untreated it can …

Teeth and Your Children

One common question is, “when do you recommend bringing your children to the dentist?” The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends bringing your children to the dentist before their first birthday. At their first visit the dentist will check your child’s incoming teeth for early development problems and decay. If your child has any potential problem, or you are a …

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

It is normal to have fears about going to the dentist. You could have had a upsetting dental experience as a child that had lasting effects into adulthood. If your parents had fears about going to the dentist you could of inherited them as well. But today dentists are better trained and have all the tools to make your visit …