1. Cardiovascular Disease and Oral Health

    We often hear that there is a big connection between heart health and dental health, including gum health. It has also been found that people with cardiovascular disease have or have had poor oral and dental health. How is the heart connected to your teeth and gums and can dental problems cause heart problems? The major connection between the heart and the oral health is the bloodstream. It is thr…Read More

  2. How To Stop Keto Breath?

    Many people just deal with keto breath until their body has adjusted to ketosis, which take about 10 day or up to 6 weeks if you’re insulin resistant, and the keto breath goes away. But we have a better solution! Follow our tips below to rid yourself of keto breath and get back to your active social life without terrible breath. Drink Lots of Water Keto tends to make dieters feel fuller while ea…Read More

  3. How To Prevent Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

    Dry socket, a dreaded term that’s often tossed around when people are recovering from tooth extractions, especially wisdom tooth extractions. Most people know a dry socket is bad, but many don’t know what a dry socket is, why it’s bad, and how to prevent it from occurring. What Is Dry Socket? When a tooth is removed, your body creates a blood clot over the tooth extraction site that protects…Read More

  4. What Causes Cavities & How To Prevent Them

    Cavities, also known as dental caries, are very common in children, teens, and adults. Most people know sugar can cause cavities and brushing your teeth helps prevent them but most don’t know exactly how a cavity forms and all the ways they can prevent them. What Causes Cavities? Cavities, holes in your teeth, are caused by plaque. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming o…Read More

  5. Dental Sealants To Prevent Cavities

    Proper dental hygiene such as brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities and tooth decay; however, we’re not always perfect. Many of us miss the occasional tooth brushing and a lot of us don’t floss every day. Dental sealants are a great safety net to help keep our teeth protected from cavities and tooth decay. In fact dental sealants have been shown to reduce the risk of deca…Read More

  6. 8 Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

    The majority of people aren’t getting the full benefits of brushing their teeth because they are making mistakes that let bacteria hide, multiple, and cause tooth decay. To make sure you’re getting all the benefits from brushing your teeth, take a look at the common tooth brushing mistakes below to see if any apply to you. 1. Keeping Your Toothbrush for Too Long The American Dental Association…Read More

  7. Dry Mouth – Causes & Management Tips

    Most of us have experienced dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, at one or more times in our lives. Whether it occurs at night or during the day, dry mouth can be frustrating and uncomfortable. But when it comes to your oral health, dry mouth is more than just an annoyance it’s a serious issues.  Saliva is responsible for coating the teeth to protect them against damage, neutralizing acids, and…Read More

  8. 10 Worst Food & Drinks For Your Teeth And Gums

    Food is very important to the health of your teeth and gums. In last week’s blog we discussed how you can incorporate healthy foods into your diet to improve your teeth and gum health; but this week we want to focus on foods that do damage to your teeth and gums. Foods that are typically bad for teeth are high in acids and sugar, sticky, hard, or full of refined carbs. Avoiding these unhealthy f…Read More

  9. Food For Healthy Teeth & Gums

    Food is very important to the health of your teeth and gums. Choosing healthy foods can help improve oral health, keep away cavities, strengthen enamel, and prevent gum disease. Food for healthy teeth and gums are rich in Calcium - remineralizes teeth, Iron - promotes tongue health and prevents sores, Vitamin C - essential for gum health, Vitamin A - accelerates mouth healing, and Vitamin B3 - pro…Read More

  10. 11 Signs You Need Braces

    Do I Need Braces? This is a question our orthodontists and dentists get on a daily basis. During typical cleanings and checkups your regular dentist should be able to tell you if braces may be something you need and refer you to an orthodontist. But it’s always best to take control of your oral health by keeping an eye out in-between your cleanings for signs you need braces. Our expert orthodont…Read More