Does food catch in an area just above your gumline? Is it so constant that it annoys you, as well? Or, have you wondered about that ugly yellowish-looking triangle at your gumline? You are not alone! Defects in this area (called the “cervical” portion of the tooth) are prevalent, particularly in patients over 25. While… Read more about Have a Beautiful SmileAgain
A particular tooth polish, Chrom, marketed as “Fashion Tooth Polish,” is all the rage on TikTok. This company sells white polish, metallic and pastel, and vibrant colors. I bet you can even buy a Kelly green for St. Patrick’s Day. Ingestion Questions As a dentist, I want to weigh in on this product, not because… Read more about Tooth Paint. Is it Safe?
Weight loss is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions made every year. Making smart food choices, limiting portion size, and adding regular exercise are the steps you can take to shed pounds, and these changes can benefit more than just your waistline. They can also be good for your teeth. Plan your Meals… Read more about Love Your Teeth While Losing Weight
We wait all year for this time. After all, it is the most wonderful time of the year. Parties, Family, Santa Claus, Hannukah. It’s no wonder that our teeth may take the back seat in our merriment. For that reason, we have noted a few ways to help you through the festivities while keeping your… Read more about Caring for Your Teeth During the Holidays
Did you know that traditionally men are non-compliant when coming to the dentist and only schedule if something is bothering them? Middle Age Job Seeking Can be Scary In the past, men only worked for one or two companies. Thus, they made their entire careers with few changes. However, with the current employment climate since… Read more about Life is Certainly Different, Isn’t It?
Wouldn’t it be great if we could seal out bacteria from the chewing surfaces of our teeth? After all, a toothbrush bristle isn’t tiny enough to get into those little-bitty crevices on a tooth. Well, as it turns out, you can. Everything you eat and drink contributes to the sticky film of bacteria called plaque.… Read more about Seal Out Decay
A low flow of saliva often causes dry mouth. This condition is called Xerostomia (zero-STOW-me-uh). Saliva coats and moistens our tongue, cheeks, and the surfaces of our teeth. In the process, the liquid cleanses the mouth and helps digest food as it is being chewed. Drinking water is a great habit, but it may not… Read more about Do You Suffer From Xerostomia?
Oral Care is More Important Than Ever Don’t stop coming to the dentist because you are expecting your baby. We promise that we don’t have anything that would hurt your precious cargo. Of course, we will forego x-rays unless absolutely necessary; (Like if you have a toothache). It is essential for your health, and your… Read more about Congratulations! You’re Going to be A Mom!