When Should Kids Start A Healthy Oral Hygiene Regimen?
As a parent, you're anxious to make sure that everything happens at the right time. The first few years of...
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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. So, whether you are genuinely curious or are looking to beef up your fact databaseread 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
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
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
One of the most common reasons for people to visit the dentist 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 of tooth painread 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
“More than 50 years ago, examinations of people entering the military showed that Americans’ teeth were in pretty bad shape. Few people took good care of their teeth. There were no guidelines for how often you should see a dentist. Many dentists focused on fixing problems rather than preventing them. Dental and health organizations decidedread more
“You can’t overestimate the importance of good oral hygiene — not only for dental health, but for your overall wellbeing. In fact, gum disease is a major risk factor for the development of serious health conditions, including heart disease, and diabetes. From the time we’re young, we’re taught that using a toothbrush regularly is one of the best waysread more