Category: Prevention

How Dental Care Can Do Your Body Good

Who doesn’t want a beautiful smile? Yet many people don’t realize that a great-looking smile starts with preventive dental care, not cosmetic treatment. Of course, there are even more important reasons to take great care of your teeth and gums, and one is your overall health! Your oral health can actually affect your entire well-being…. Read more »

It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Smile

Does the warming weather get you excited to tackle spring cleaning? Are your tile scrubs and counter cleaners screaming your name? If you enjoy having a sparkly clean house, chances are high that you also enjoy a sparkling clean smile. And fortunately, your preventive dentist can help you maintain just that, a healthy and beautiful… Read more »

Water and What It Can Do for Your Smile

You probably already know that drinking plenty of water can be beneficial to your body, but did you know that staying properly hydrated is also essential to maintaining a healthy smile? In fact, a hydrated mouth helps you naturally fight plaque buildup, which is the culprit behind cavities, can lead to gum disease, and many… Read more »

Stop Struggling with a Canker Sore Through Simple Home Remedies

Canker sores may not be as visible or embarrassing as cold sores, but they can still be quite painful. Fortunately most will go away on their own and don’t require a visit to the preventive dentist or doctor. But that is little consolation when you’re struggling to enjoy your meals or morning cup of coffee,… Read more »

Your Kids’ Smiles Start with Great Dental Knowledge

Are your kids excited about their upcoming Valentine’s Day parties at school? Maybe Cupid will pay them a special visit with candies and cards. But this February, your general dentist urges you to celebrate more than just one holiday. That’s because February is also Children’s Dental Health Month. Though dental hygiene is important every day… Read more »

Caring for Your Smile Effectively? What Your Dentist Wants You to Know

Sure, you brush your teeth twice a day. Sometimes you even floss. But is there more you could be doing to care for your smile? Even people who maintain regular dental hygiene routines can sometimes be lax. If you want to ensure that you are taking excellent care of your oral health, then there are… Read more »

Protect Your Smile By Overcoming Your Dental Fear

Have you avoided the dentist for so long, you can’t remember your last visit? Or worse, you have terrible memories of it? Many people struggle with dental anxiety, which can lead to a lack of proper preventive care, that often results in dental problems like cavities, gum disease, and even tooth loss. For years, though,… Read more »

Smile Brightly All Season with Smart Habits

Between Christmas selfies with your family, toasts on New Year’s Eve, and all the general merriment this time of year, you will certainly have lots of opportunities to showcase your smile. Make sure you keep it looking its best through a mix of smart dietary choices and good dental hygiene. It is all-too-easy to over… Read more »

Keep Smiling This Holiday Season with Great Preventive Care

Between trips to grandma’s and an unreasonable amount of time at the mall, the holiday season is one that can frequently derail even the most ardent of hygiene routines. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and it certainly shouldn’t, if you care about your oral health. So don’t let busy schedules filled with… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Smile Health and Periodontal Care

Most people think of beautiful teeth when they think of healthy smiles. But did you know that your gums are just as important to the look and health of your smile? Maintaining healthy gum tissue throughout life requires regular preventive care, a healthy diet, and prompt treatment if issues do arise. Unfortunately, a majority of… Read more »