The Cons of Teething Rings for Infants

The Cons of Teething Rings for Infants

The teething phase can be difficult for both infants and their parents. Pain from growing teeth protruding through babies' sensitive gums can cause irritability, loss of sleep and even stomach issues for some infants. You may be tempted to give your baby a teething...

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Common Beverages That May Stain Your Teeth

Common Beverages That May Stain Your Teeth

Everyone wants a whiter smile. Unfortunately several of your favorite beverages can stain your teeth if you drink them regularly. Let's look at which beverages cause dental stains, why they do and what you can do to prevent it.  Coffee Coffee is probably the biggest...

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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Many,many years ago, our first recognized dentists would remove a diseased or injured tooth as there was no means to restore it and maintain functionality. Today however, it is very common to know someone who has had root canal therapy to save a tooth – perhaps you...

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Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

It may seem farfetched, but your mouth can be considered the window to the health of your body. Certain chronic diseases can increase your risk of gum disease such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or emphysema. Additionally, certain lifestyle choices...

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History of Dental Implants

History of Dental Implants

A dental implant is a surgical component that is inserted into the jaw bone to act as a root of a tooth. It then supports dental objects like crowns, bridges or dentures. Inserting dental implants is a very common outpatient surgery that should be discussed with your...

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The Most Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

The Most Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

Cosmetic dental procedures are performed every day by dentists all over the country. Their main purpose is to improve the look and appearance of your smile. Here is a closer look at some of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures. Teeth Whitening Everyone looks...

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A Brief History of Dentures

A Brief History of Dentures

Dentures are sets of replacement teeth that can be inserted and removed when needed. Of course, keeping your natural teeth is always ideal, but sometimes it's just not possible. Thankfully, dental advancements have come a long way in the last hundred years, and...

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What Causes Chalky Teeth and How To Treat Them

What Causes Chalky Teeth and How To Treat Them

Hypomineralisation, sometimes called chalky teeth, is a condition where areas of the tooth enamel contain less mineral and become softer and resemble chalk. Let's take a closer look at what causes chalky teeth and how to treat them, both in children and adults. Common...

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Common Dental Myths

Common Dental Myths

When it comes to taking care of your teeth, there's a lot of misconceptions out there. That's why it's important to see your dentist regularly and follow their advice, and when looking for information about dental health, go to reliable sources like the American...

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Types of Malocclusion

Types of Malocclusion

Malocclusion is the term used to describe misaligned teeth and a misaligned bite. Malocclusion is a common dental problem and can be identified by a dentist. Braces are the most common path of treatment for misaligned teeth, although other forms of orthodontic...

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Early Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Early Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

According to the American Dental Association, oral cancer is divided into two categories. The first category is the kind that occurs inside the mouth, which includes the under part of the lips, inside the cheeks, the gums, the front of the tongue and the bottom and...

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