Is Diet Soda Bad for My Teeth?
If you are drinking diet soda, you may be doing damage to your teeth. Here are some reasons why diet soda is not great for your dental health.
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One of the most common reasons for people to visit the dentist in Naperville is that they are experiencing tooth pain. A toothache may seem like a small thing to someone who has never had one, but people who have experienced it know how painful they can be! There are many factors and causes ofread more
You might not know this, but your tongue can tell quite a lot about the state of your health. There are several different types of signs your tongue can show that all indicate different conditions, so the next time you’re brushing your teeth, remember to open your mouth in front of the mirror, stick yourread more
Even with healthy sleep habits, many people still don’t get quality sleep. This isn’t surprising, considering that around 40 million Americans have a chronic sleep disorder. One prevalent sleep disorder affecting 31% of the US population is teeth grinding, also known as bruxism. What many are unaware of is that bruxism is often caused byread more
We all know that our teeth are important and that we need to take care of them. But what many people do not know are all of the fun facts that exist concerning dental care and our teeth in general.read more
There are several different types of fillings available to choose from, the three most common being gold, silver amalgam, or composite resin.read more
Having a clean and sterile dental office is something that should always be required. However, in the current global health climate, it becomes imperative. This is not only to ensure the safety and health of the patients but also to create an environment in which they feel comfortable. This requires constant attention and the cleaningread more
Are you waking up with headaches or tight jaw muscles? Perhaps you have noticed increased tooth sensitivity. If so, you could be experiencing some symptoms of sleep apnea. For many people, regardless of how much sleep they get or practice good sleep habits, they still do not get enough. If you have tried multiple sleepingread more
Do you remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Although we don’t hesitate to throw out expired foods or restock vitamins, it’s our oral care that often falls short. However, there are important tips for maintaining optimal oral health. This includes changing out your toothbrush. When to Change Your Toothbrush The American Dental Associationread more
You know the importance of good oral hygiene. That’s why you diligently brush your teeth two to three times per day. Yet, you may not realize that your toothbrush can actually be full of millions of bacteria. Researchers have found that toothbrushes are often covered with E. coli, staphylococci, and even fecal germs. Yuck! Thereread more
When you see your dentist, you know the basics of what goes on: a cleaning, cavity check, maybe some x-rays, and an evaluation of your overall dental health. But there is much more behind these visits and this is what makes them so important. And it is not just your teeth and gums but theread more