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Common Dental Health Troublemakers

Posted on August 20th, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Do you crunch on ice or clench your jaw? Stop — you could be damaging your teeth. In fact, you should nix all 8 of these dental health no-nos.

Piercings and your oral health

Posted on August 14th, 2019 at 3:01 PM

Thinking about getting jewelry for your tongue, lip or cheek? Decide if the risks associated with oral piercings are worth it.

10 Fun Facts About Flossing

Posted on July 29th, 2019 at 2:24 PM

Not many people describe flossing as fun, but it’s an activity that pays off. Flossing helps keep your teeth healthy and clean and it can even help prevent bad breath.

Six Secrets to Dental Health

Posted on July 19th, 2019 at 4:24 PM

I f you’re 65 or older, you might find that your dental health is iffy. Twenty percent of older adults have untreated tooth decay, more than two-thirds have gum disease, and almost 1 in 5 has lost all of his or her teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reasons for Bad Breath (and how to cure It)

Posted on July 15th, 2019 at 2:55 PM

Whether it’s cooking broccoli, living with pets, driving by a water treatment plant, or finding a leftover that’s been left too long in the fridge, hardly a day goes by when at least one bad smell doesn’t find its way into your nostrils.

3 Tips for Healthy Summer Smiles

Posted on July 9th, 2019 at 5:45 PM

Summer sun brings summer fun. While warm months are perfect for spending time together, summer vacation can also throw off your usual dental routine. Here are three ways to prevent summertime tooth decay:  

Eleven tips to treat white spots on teeth

Posted on June 14th, 2019 at 11:49 AM

Although people may see white spots on their teeth as undesirable, they rarely need to be a serious cause for concern from a medical point of view.

A dentist reveals 8 foods and drinks that are worse for your teeth than candy

Posted on June 11th, 2019 at 5:03 PM

We've had it drilled into our heads since we were kids: If you eat too much candy, you will have a mouth full of cavities the next time you go to the dentist. It turns out that's not quite true.

Chewing tobacco, boys and baseball

Posted on June 4th, 2019 at 11:49 AM

Likely users of chewing tobacco are teenage boys who play baseball. But no matter who is using it, chewing tobacco and other forms of smokeless tobacco can harm oral health.

Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy

Posted on May 23rd, 2019 at 11:00 AM

When should I schedule my child's first trip to the dentist? Should my 3-year-old be flossing? How do I know if my child needs braces?