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3 Gimmicks That Don’t Actually Lead to Healthy Teeth

When it comes to health trends, humans are always fast to jump on the bandwagon. We are less likely to exercise daily and eat a balanced diet of nutritious foods than we are to follow a gimmicky diet—backed by very little scientific evidence—to lose weight. Likewise, when it comes to healthy teeth (and healthy gums), […]

7 Tips for Reducing Dental Anxiety

It’s not uncommon for people to experience some anxiety before going to the dentist office. However, some people are so anxious about visiting the dentist that they consider canceling their appointment—or they refuse to make an appointment in the first place. The symptoms of dental anxiety can be very troubling: heart palpitations, panic attacks, low […]

The Damage TMJ Can Have On Your Teeth

According to the World Health Organization, there was a 25% increase in anxiety and depression levels across the globe as a result of the pandemic. Even worse, anxiety isn’t just a mental health issue. It can also cause physical symptoms like jaw tension and teeth grinding. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, happens when jaw joints […]

Why Dental Care is Self Care: How A Dental Solution Can Increase Confidence

Study after study proves that mental health and dental health are intrinsically intertwined. If one starts to slip, then so does the other. With that in mind, taking care of your teeth really does mean taking care of your mental health, too. If you’ve struggled to maintain good dental health in the past, then you […]

Signs of Gums Receding: How to Prevent or Avoid Further Receding

Almost half of adults over 30 years old have some form of periodontal disease, which is a medical term for gum disease. One of the consequences of gum disease can be receding gums. What happens is that plaque, inflammation, and bacteria eventually spread beneath the gum line, and your gums start to break away from […]

Teeth Whitening Services: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Pearly whites. A term often used to describe that attention-grabbing movie star smile that has gained such popularity over the years. However, despite frequent brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups, many people still experience tooth discoloration, leading them to seek out teeth whitening services and solutions. Everywhere we turn, advertisements for whitening strips, toothpastes, UV […]

After a Filling: How to Maintain Healthy Teeth and Avoid Future Fillings

On average, an American that has reached the age of 44 will have lost at least one permanent tooth. Only about 31% of 44-year-olds still have all their original adult teeth in prime condition. What’s the reason for the disparity? Maintaining healthy teeth is no easy feat! From our modern-day diets to squeezing in dental […]

What You Should Know About Getting And Maintaining Healthy Dental Crowns

Dental crown procedures have been around since the 2nd century. Archaeologists have found evidence of dental restoration work done on Roman Legion officers. Dental crown materials used at that time included ivory and gold, and they were likely performed for the same reasons we get them done nowadays: to repair damaged teeth. Contrary to what […]

Maintaining Healthy Teeth: Summer Foods and Drinks to Avoid

The summer means lots of time spent outdoors in the sun. It also means a chance to eat those summer foods that you’ve been craving all winter. But while these foods may be delicious, many of them may also be damaging to your teeth. Whether they contain sugars that lead to tooth decay or have […]

Starting Early: How to Establish Healthy Oral Habits in Children

When thinking about life during your early years, what memories come to mind? According to a 2013 survey taken among readers of Psychology Today magazine, visiting a dental clinic is one of the most common earliest childhood memories. Other popular memories include birthday parties, the first day of kindergarten, and long road trips. Not many […]