Oral Health Advisory: Dry Mouth

An oral health condition that often arises but goes untreated is known as dry mouth. Dry mouth is not seen so much as a disease but rather a disorder in which your mouth is not producing enough saliva. If you do have an adequate saliva flow, dry mouth, also referred to as xerostomia, can be prevalent. To help reverse the... read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Composite Dental Fillings

Ever wonder what your dentist means when he says you need a filling?  If you have suffered damage to a tooth as a result of tooth decay, a composite dental filling will be needed. Composite dental fillings can help restore your tooth by removing tooth decay and returning a tooth back to its normal function and shape. Dental fillings can... read more »

Create an Improved Oral Health Identity with Toothache Treatments

A toothache is a condition felt within a tooth because of damage to the nerve endings. Usually, if a nerve ending is injured, it means that there is probably a crack or hole in the tooth enamel somewhere and bacteria has entered the tooth and has led to a pulp infection. An oral accident or injury may also have been... read more »

Smile Wide with Dental Fitness

Only with effective dental fitness routines can you make sure that your smile is receiving the care it needs. If for any reason you're not fulfilling any aspects of your dental fitness care, downturns in your oral health and your oral hygiene can arise as well. To keep your smile at its peak levels, be aware of all aspects of... read more »

Are You Making Sure to Floss Your Teeth Daily?

Are you making sure to floss your teeth daily? Dental floss is an extremely central part of your oral health care daily regimen, as it cleans the areas between teeth that brushing cannot reach. If for any reason your flossing habits are inadequate and cannot be amended, try switching to an alternative interdental cleaner such as a water flosser. For... read more »

The Oral Cancer Screening Quiz

Have you had a screening recently for oral cancer? If not, schedule a visit with your dentist as soon as you can. Never leave your oral cancer screening to pass by, especially since not all oral cancers will display noticeable symptoms. For more information, take the following oral cancer screening quiz: True or False: Over 40,000 people in the United... read more »