Fun Apps to Improve Your Oral Hygiene

Sometimes, our health can take a backseat when it comes to our priorities. Whether that’s working out every day or keeping up on our very best oral hygiene, it can be left forgotten simply because it’s not at the forefront of our minds. Thankfully, in this world of ever-growing technology, there are a few ways…

Is Flying After Tooth Extractions Safe?

When it comes to tooth extractions, they’re truly not fun and can be a slight setback for a few days or even a couple of weeks. Each person responds differently to a tooth extraction which means that some may experience more pain or side effects than others. That being said, choosing to fly after a…

How Sugary Drinks Affect Teeth

Sugary drinks can easily become part of our daily routine. From flavored coffee to soda and juice – sugary drinks are everywhere. Although sugary drinks are easy to get our hands on and are passed around for all ages, they can be detrimental to dental health in general. As the name suggests, these drinks are…

What Can I Do About Painful Sensitive Teeth?

It’s common for teeth to randomly become sensitive or even painful from various issues. These issues can be as simple as the enamel being slightly worn away from the chewing surface or, as bad as a cavity. Whatever the reason, there’s are a few steps you or your dental professional can take to counteract the…

How Effective is Whitening Toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste is a pretty common product you can find in grocery and health food stores across many brands. Depending on the brand, you will find varying results. However, what about whitening toothpaste in general? Is it effective at truly whitening your teeth? If you’ve ever wondered this and aren’t so sure about using whitening…

Successful Treatments for Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease can be quite common among Americans. Depending on the severity of the disease, this will determine what treatment your dentist will suggest. There are various successful treatments for periodontal disease that are both non-surgical or surgical. Of course, your dentist will always suggest non-surgical options first since these are better for patients and…

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Not many of us put a lot of thought into the toothbrush we’re using. However, the type of toothbrush you use can actually make a pretty big difference in your oral health. For example, did you know that if you use a brush where the bristles are too hard you can wear away the enamel…

Chewing Gum and Oral Health

Gum has been a favorite candy or snack for many decades and remains a highly bought item in stores. It has become a suggested option for curbing hunger in recent years and has always been a top option for freshening breath when a toothbrush isn’t handy. However, gum isn’t always a great option. If you…