Is Zero-Alcohol Mouthwash Effective?

Is Zero-Alcohol Mouthwash Effective?

With all the different mouthwashes available at stores, you may be wondering if you should be using an alcohol-based or zero-alcohol product. But is a zero-alcohol mouthwash effective? Let's take a closer look. The Majority of Mouthwashes Contain Alcohol The majority...

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Tooth Extraction Aftercare Tips

Tooth Extraction Aftercare Tips

Tooth extractions are relatively common dental procedures done on both children and adult patients. Although adult teeth are meant to be permanent, there are many reasons why someone may need a tooth removed. Crowding, injury, infection, or even gum disease are all...

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Proper Flossing Techniques

Proper Flossing Techniques

The American Dental Association recommends flossing your teeth daily. Using floss to clean the hard to reach areas around your teeth and gums can prevent gum disease and cavities. But how should you be flossing? Here’s an in-depth look at proper flossing techniques...

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Tips for Daily Life with Invisalign

Tips for Daily Life with Invisalign

If you wear Invisalign teeth aligners or are considering getting them, you’re probably aware that they need to be worn 20 to 22 hours a day for them to be effective. Something that must be worn essentially all day may seem daunting, especially if you’re afraid they...

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Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Wisdom teeth, otherwise known as your third molars, usually come in between the ages of 17 and 21.  If they come in correctly, they can help assist in chewing and cause no issues. However, according to the American Dental Association, wisdom teeth that don’t grow in...

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The History of Porcelain Veneers in Dentistry

The History of Porcelain Veneers in Dentistry

Porcelain veneers are commonly used in dentistry for many different reasons. Veneers are made of medical-grade ceramic bonded to the fronts of a patient’s teeth to correct dental flaws. They are a popular choice for patients looking for a non-invasive way to improve...

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What is Periodontal Disease

What is Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a very serious health condition that can only be diagnosed by your dentist. Learning about this disease, the warning signs, and its treatment is essential for anyone concerned about their oral health. What is...

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Tooth Erosion

Tooth Erosion

What is Tooth Erosion? Tooth erosion is the irreversible breakdown of the teeth caused by one main culprit- Acid. Over time, the acid in the things you eat and drink can wreak havoc on your teeth. Beverages like fruit juices, soda and coffee have high levels of...

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The Causes of Periodontal Disease

The Causes of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a serious medical issue. It’s important to know the causes of gum disease so that you can see your dentist as soon as possible if you feel you’re at risk. The earlier periodontal disease is detected, the better chance you have...

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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing

Gum disease, or Periodontal disease, is inflammation and infection that affects the gums surrounding the teeth. Gum disease is a serious medical issue that requires immediate attention from your dentist. If left untreated, the gums can begin to pull away from the...

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Periodontal Maintenance

Periodontal Maintenance

Once you’ve been diagnosed with periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, your dentist will make a plan for your treatment, including periodontal maintenance. Periodontal maintenance is the care that takes place after you’ve already received treatments like...

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Sip and Snack All Day? Risk Decay!

Sip and Snack All Day? Risk Decay!

We’ve always been told that “we are what we eat.” Although that may not be entirely true, what we eat, and drink, can affect not only our overall health but the health of our teeth as well. For dental health, it’s not just about what you eat, but when you eat it....

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