Alleviating and Preventing Canker Sores

Canker sores are annoying and painful, and can make simple activities like eating and talking unpleasant. Generally, these sores don’t require dental treatment, and should fade on their own after a week or two. While no one is exactly sure what causes canker sores, some of the potential triggers include: An injury to your mouth…. Read more »

Knowing the Basics on Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that is often found in natural resources, like food and tap water, but we also need to nourish and strengthen our teeth each day with fluoride products to keep our smiles safe. As time passes by, minerals are added to and taken from your teeth, and that process is called remineralization… Read more »

Foods that Could Break Your Smile

Did you know that cracking your teeth—especially when eating—is rare? Unfortunately, it can happen. If you chomp on the right food at the wrong angle, it’s possible to break your pearly whites. To help you avoid cracking your teeth, we are happy to provide you with a few foods you should be wary of. Olive… Read more »

Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis

Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, can be a serious condition if left untreated. There are two different types of gum disease and today we are going to give you a brief look at the differences between gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease and is often caused by… Read more »

Losing Baby Teeth: What Parents Need To Know

When permanent teeth develop, they cause the roots of a child’s baby teeth to reabsorb, making them loose. This looseness, on top of pressure from the permanent teeth, causes baby teeth to fall out so they can make way for the permanent ones. Here are a few things parents may want to know about this… Read more »