Are you avoiding the dentist chair?

Studies have shown that 40 percent of Americans skip dental care and 80 percent will feel something wrong in their mouths and ignore it. Whether the reason is finances, embarrassment or it just not being a priority in your life, skipping the dentist is a bad idea. Here are four straightforward reasons why: Visiting the dentist often…

Quick Tips For Flossing Properly

There is nothing more frustrating then going to your dentist and telling your hygienist that you have been flossing daily, when they tell you your gums are all inflamed and swollen. You will get an “E” for effort but more-than-likely you aren’t flossing correctly. Here are a few tips to help fix the problem so…

That Headache Won’t Go Away

Did you know that up to 80% of people suffer from tension headaches, also known as a dull pain across the forehead, temples or around the back of the head. While dehydration, fatigue, anxiety and eye strain can all be reasons for the headache, did you know that they aren’t the only contributing factors? In…

Tooth Fairy Inflation

Did you know that in early Europe it was a tradition to bury baby teeth when they fell out? When a child lost their sixth tooth, it was then custom for parents to slip a gift or monetary reward under the child’s pillow as a reward. In northern Europe there was a “tooth fee” that…