Dentists Are Often The First To Detect Oral Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]For most people, you head to the dentist to get a cleaning or a problem fixed. You don’t though usually go in finding out you have cancer. Oral cancer affects the tongue and other parts of the mouth and is usually found in those who smoke and in its late stages because it is […]

Manuel vs Electric – What are the Pros & Cons

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]While everyone should be brushing their teeth at least twice a day, how you decide to brush is another story. While many have always used a manual toothbrush purchased at the drug store for a few bucks, electric toothbrushes have become popular in recent years, with their prices ranging from a few dollars to […]

The 411 on Canker Sores, and How to Treat Them

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]When it comes to your mouth and mouth pain, there probably isn’t anything as annoying as the canker sore, or “mouth pimple”. You can see it. You can touch it and it’s painful. So what is this ailment all about? While there is no exact cause for the canker sore, stress or tissue injury […]

The Best Ways To Store Your Toothbrush When Not In Use

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]While most people brush their teeth twice a day for 2 minutes, there is 1,436 minutes daily where the toothbrush isn’t in your mouth. But did you know; how you store that unused toothbrush can make a difference in your oral health? Whether it is being stored at home on a counter or in […]

Fixing That Gap

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]You have seen it on ex-football player and TV host Michael Strahan and the late daughter of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina. What though causes gap teeth and that noticeable difference in smile? Gap teeth are one of the most common cosmetic dental issues in today’s society and there are a variety of reasons why […]

What Are You Piercing In Your Mouth?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]While many of us love piercing our body to show self-expression, you may want to think twice when piercing your tongue or any other area around your mouth. That is because your mouth contains millions of bacteria and when a tongue is pierced there is a high risk of infection and swelling. In addition […]

There Could Be Long Term Effects To Thumb Sucking

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Does your child suck their thumb? It actually isn’t uncommon as approximately 90% of children between the ages of 2 and 4 suck their thumbs. While this is normal at that young age, if they are continuing to do it around the age of 5 or 6 when their permanent teeth start coming in, […]

Have You Gotten Your X-Rays?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]We all know X-rays are not something most of us enjoy when visiting the dentist. That small biteplate that makes the majority of us gag isn’t something we call fun. This procedure though is an essential part in any dental care treatment plan. While X-rays are diagnostic, they can also help in preventing potential […]

Benefits You Probably Didn’t Know About Chewing Gum

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]While many of us know that chewing sugar free gum has a variety of positive benefits on our mouth’s, there are a lot of other reasons why chewing a stick of gum is good for you! Here are just a few examples: Improving our memory. Many people in the mental health field including psychologists […]

Did You Know, Your Teeth Can Make You Snore?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Snoring can be very frustrating for both the actual snorer and their loved one. But did you ever think that your teeth were the culprits of the snoring? It actually is true Your tongue is connected to your lower jaw and whenever your jaw moves your tongue moves with it. If when you bite […]