When you imagine a healthy smile, a bright set of perfect, uniform teeth probably come to mind. We seem to be programmed to think that nice looking teeth must also be the picture of oral health. However, there are a few key factors that determine the color of our teeth, which are actually at work beneath the surface of the tooth.
When it comes to your child’s oral health, if they must have some candy, a little “candy-binge” is better than grazing all day long… or all month long. After being exposed to sugar, our mouths work to restore optimal pH balance and use our saliva to clean our teeth. That means the more times your teeth are exposed to sugar is more critical than the quantity of sugar they're exposed to.
October is National Orthodontic Health Month! Let’s celebrate by brushing up on these nearly 300-year-old contraptions and the most common aspects we tend to forget - children and adults alike.
YOU KNOW THE DRILL - brush your teeth twice a day. Hopefully it’s a habit by now, but it’s also important to make sure we’re not just going through the motions. There is a wrong way to do it, after all, which could be resulting in mediocre cleanliness and even damaged gums. So let’s get back to basics and review proper brushing technique!
IT’S GETTING TO BE THAT TIME OF YEAR - the time when dental insurance benefits expire. Sure, pumpkin spice latte season may seem a bit soon to be worrying about such matters, but the truth is that the end of the year will be here before we know it, so it’s best to be prepared! Let’s look at what you need to know about using up those remaining dental benefits and how to maximize them to best meet your needs.
SMILING IS A WONDERFUL THING, and there are so many things that can get us beaming. Maybe it’s a reconnection with a long-lost friend, or recalling a funny moment that pops into your head. But if you ask us, we think one of the greatest reasons for showing your pearly whites is that it's actually beneficial to your health!
If you're like most people, there's a good chance you have at least a bit of anxiety when it comes to dental visits. For some, this fear can be so overwhelming that continuing to suffer tooth pain sounds like a better option than coming in for the treatment they need. If this sounds like you, we have some tips and tricks that will make your dental appointments a breeze.
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