Cough Syrup and Your Teeth

Cough Syrup and Your Teeth

When you’re feeling under the weather, it can be difficult to feel like doing much more than snuggling in bed. Everyday tasks like brushing your teeth just seem to take twice the effort and twice as long as usual. The last thing you want to worry about is taking cough...
When Should You Call Your Dentist?

When Should You Call Your Dentist?

If you’re experiencing symptoms with your teeth or mouth that are causing you discomfort, it can feel confusing to know whether to take a wait and see approach or if you need to see a dentist as soon as possible. So, when should you call your dentist? Here are some...
5 Ways Diet Affects Oral Health

5 Ways Diet Affects Oral Health

There are many benefits to choosing to eat healthier, among them the ways diet affects oral health. Eating foods low in sugar and other carbohydrates and starches and high in nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus might not only help...
Can Chewing Gum Help Oral Health?

Can Chewing Gum Help Oral Health?

You’ve done a quick breath check after your garlicky lunch. You’re short on time to run back to the office. It can seem like a quick and easy stand in for brushing to pop a stick of gum in your mouth to freshen your breath, but is chewing gum helpful or harmful to...
Which Mouthwash is Best?

Which Mouthwash is Best?

Perusing a wall of dental products can be overwhelming, but there are ways to narrow the choices. So what is the best way to determine which mouthwash is best? What Is It For? Firstly, mouthwash can never replace brushing or flossing. Although it is a very good...
Teeth Grinding and Braces

Teeth Grinding and Braces

Teeth Grinding, or Bruxism as it is also called, can be a frustrating habit that can cause damage to your beautiful smile. While your braces work hard to align your teeth, bruxism can work against that goal. So how do teeth grinding and braces interact? What Are the...
7 Reasons to Choose Invisalign

7 Reasons to Choose Invisalign

To choose invisalign or not is a big decision, and an important one to discuss with your dentist and orthodontist. If you’re wondering if Invisalign is right for you, here are 7 reasons that may help along the conversation with the dental professionals in your life,...
How do Braces Affect Gum Health?

How do Braces Affect Gum Health?

Getting braces can be an exciting new adventure, and the beginning of a journey to a more beautiful smile! But what about oral health? Gum disease? Exactly how do braces affect gum health? And what can you do to ensure that your quest for that bright smile doesn’t end...
How Do Braces Work?

How Do Braces Work?

Braces have always been a stable part of Orthodontic care for people of all ages. As technology changes, they’ve become sleeker, and more versatile. So how do braces work, and what kind of things do they treat? Moving Things Into Place Braces work by using constant...
How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

Brushing teeth when you have braces can be a challenge, but that doesn’t diminish the importance of excellent oral hygiene when you have braces. So what can you do? Have the Right Tools A rounded bristle toothbrush can be helpful to brush your teeth with braces. Get...