Knowing how Aging can Increase your Susceptibility to Tooth decay

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Blog Highlights: The roots of our teeth are protected by cementum, a calcified substance that is weaker than the enamel and more susceptible to decay The cementum can be very difficult to treat if it is damaged Gum recession can happen as a result of periodontal disease, or because of plaque buildup Tooth decay can also occur if old dental Continue Reading
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The Use of Dental X-rays in Treating Oral Problems

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Blog Highlights: There are two types of dental x-rays, the intraoral x-ray, and the extra-oral x-ray Dental x-rays can help your dentist see your tooth root and even the bones that support your teeth Dental x-rays are painless and they can be used to diagnose dental problems as well as to help prevent diseases> Did you know that X-rays, also Continue Reading
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The Importance of Dental X-rays

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Blog highlights: Although most dental problems can be easily seen with the naked eye, you should know that some problems can only be seen through an x-ray. With the help of the dental x-ray, the dentist can begin creating a treatment plan that will fit your needs. The dental x-ray is safe as it will only utilize small amounts of Continue Reading
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Can you Really Heal Cavities Naturally?

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Blog Highlights: There are those who make claims online that you can heal the cavities on your teeth without seeing the dentist Although the proper diet can make a positive impact on your health, cavities cannot heal naturally Cavities need to be treated by the dentist as soon as possible so you can avoid tooth loss A lot of YouTube Continue Reading
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What are Cavities and how do they affect your Teeth?

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Blog highlights: Microorganisms can thrive on the surface of your teeth by consuming the food residue and debris on or in between your teeth Bacteria produces acids as a byproduct, the acids can dissolve the enamel of your teeth in order to create a cavity Aside from poor oral hygiene, and consuming too many sugary foods, aging can also be Continue Reading
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The Treatment of Abscessed Teeth

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Blog Highlights: The only treatment option for an abscessed tooth is root canal therapy, this is done so you can avoid tooth loss A cracked tooth can allow bacteria to go inside the pulp and cause an infection During a root canal therapy, the dentist will remove the infected pulp and make sure that the center of the tooth has Continue Reading
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Knowing Why you Might want to Use Sugarless Gum

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Blog Highlights: Sugarless gum can help stimulate your salivary glands so you can produce more saliva Saliva is important as it can help protect your teeth from acids and from decay You need to use sugarless gums that have the ADA Seal of Acceptance so you will know that you are using something effective Saliva is a very important part Continue Reading
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Why Saliva is Important for your Oral Health

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Blog Highlights: Saliva is not just important for breaking down food, it is also important when it comes to keeping teeth and gums healthy Saliva can actually help neutralize food acids and it can also carry minerals for strengthening your teeth enamel If you are suffering from xerostomia, your dentist can recommend that you use oral rinses and even artificial Continue Reading
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A Guide to Teaching kids How to Brush their Teeth

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Blog Highlights: Kids are not exempted when it comes to tooth decay, this is why they need to have their teeth brushed as soon as the first one erupts You can use games, apps, and even oral hygiene products that have different colors and flavors to entice your child to brush his or her teeth for as long as the Continue Reading
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Knowing when to take your Child to the Dentist

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Blog Highlights: A lot of parents have no idea when they should take their children for their first dental checkup During the first visit, the dentist will check for injury, tooth decay, as well as signs of proper growth and development Schedule your child’s first visit when he or she is happy and active Parents should never use the checkup Continue Reading
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