Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

3 Things You’re Missing With Home Care

You might be missing some details with the care that you’re performing in your bathroom. Of course, we don’t think you’re intentionally sabotaging your dental hygiene. Instead, we think you may be unintentionally cutting corners or that you simply don’t realize you’re literally missing spots. When you know what you may be doing wrong, it… Read more »

A Little Fun With Letters G U M

Give us a G! Give us a U! Give us an M! What’s that spell? If you guessed “gum” then you got it right! Why are we cheering for your gum tissue today, you wonder? Well, it’s the stuff that provides a supportive framework to your teeth, which you require for optimal oral health and… Read more »

Fluorosis: A Friendly Quiz

You may hear a lot of rumors about fluoride. The good news is that if you’ve spoken to us about fluoridated toothpaste at all, you know that it’s not toxic unless you choose to eat an entire tube in one sitting, that it’s perfectly safe for daily use, and that it’s actually essential in the… Read more »

Preventing Dry Mouth This Fall!

You might be rejoicing at the moment that it’s finally September and fall is quickly making its approach. Visions of red and gold foliage fill your mind, while all things spiced overwhelm your senses. Autumn is a lovely time of year. It is also the time of year that tends to provide an exceptional environment… Read more »

TMJ Disorder Quiz: What Can I Do?

Are you dealing with the onset of symptoms like a popping jaw, discomfort, or facial pain that you are attributing to TMJ disorder (TMD) but you have not yet received a professional diagnosis? If so, you might wonder if this is something you should do, if you should try to figure out treatment on your… Read more »

FAQs: When Your Kid Heads Off For College Living!

When your but-he-was-just-starting-kindergarten child heads off to college, it is a huge moment for everyone! Of course, there’s packing, class schedules, payments, orientation, and so many things to consider. As a result, you might find yourself at home, thinking about your son or daughter, suddenly wondering to yourself exactly how you’re going to approach your… Read more »

Do You Need A Sleep Apnea Appliance?

Some estimates put the number of people suffering from sleep apnea somewhere between 10 and 12 million. Without treatment, OSA can lead to major health complications, as well as poor quality of life due to sleep loss. Do you need a sleep apnea appliance?

Your Toothpaste: Making Impactful Choices

Did you know that when you make good choices for the dental hygiene products you buy, you’re actually positively impacting your oral health? Of course, on the flip side of that sentiment, when you purchase items that don’t promote your healthiest smile, you can actually end up causing some problems. Never thought selecting toothpaste required… Read more »