Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

You Have to Focus on More Than Just Your Teeth

Cleaning your teeth is an important part of protecting your oral health and preserving your smile. Cavities can wear away at enamel — damaging the structure of teeth and leaving unsightly blemishes. It’s easy to focus on brushing your teeth as part of your oral healthcare home routine. However, you can’t forget to give some… Read more »

How to Overcome Your Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is nothing new, and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. If you suffer from dental anxiety, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Plenty of adults feel uncomfortable making and attending appointments at the dentist’s office. The cause usually traces back to a bad experience as a child — either with the… Read more »

Get Screened for Oral Cancer During Checkups

You may not realize how much value regular dental checkups have. In fact, if you’re taking care of your teeth at home and attending biannual exams and cleanings, you may be avoiding all major oral health issues. However, don’t think that this positive situation makes dentist visits expendable. It’s only be regularly receiving preventive care… Read more »

Your Teeth Are Clean, How About Your Gums?

When you think about oral healthcare, it can be easy to focus on the teeth. Your teeth are the focal point of your smile. Having bright, healthy teeth can provide a big confidence boost when interacting with others. There’s a lot more to oral health than just the state of your teeth, however. True oral… Read more »

Preventive Dental Care Eliminates Threats

There are several different branches to dentistry, each of which serves an important function. You may associate the dentist with filling cavities and doing restorative work after suffering tooth loss or decay. However, dentistry’s real value comes from preventive care. Using modern tools, yout dentist can check in with you and make sure that your… Read more »

3 Essentials For Avoiding Cavity Development

The good news when it comes to cavity development? You can avoid it! While you know brushing your teeth is important, do you think you’ve got all of the details down pat as you do your best to keep teeth free of tooth decay? Or, are you secretly very excited to receive some additional essential… Read more »

Quiz: Why Are My Lips So Chapped?

It’s one thing to wake up in the morning with chapped lips and then to get the problem to resolve throughout the day. It’s quite another to find that you can’t seem to address the problem. Instead of ending up with a supple smile, you find yourself dealing with cracking and discomfort. The good news… Read more »

3 Tips For Safer Brushing

Yes, you know that your toothbrush should be made with soft bristles, that you shouldn’t brush too hard or it can damage your smile, and that you need to do a thorough job. However, have you ever though about where your toothbrush has been before you put it in your mouth, or whether you’re practicing… Read more »

About Your Love Of Hard, Crunchy Foods

Are you someone who can’t seem to get enough of hard, crunchy foods? Maybe there’s something about biting into a nut and hearing it crack apart that makes you smile. Perhaps you love the crunch factor because it just makes eating more enjoyable. Whatever it is, we are sorry to inform you that you might… Read more »

Summertime Sweets: How To Protect Your Smile

It’s probably no surprise to you that summertime often leaves you face-to-face with something sweet and sugary at every turn. At work, someone has brought in morning donuts. At parties, you’re faced with lemonade and cupcakes. When you’re out and about, you give in to the temptation for a snow cone on a hot day…. Read more »