Dentists are Disease Detectives

Your Oral Health Speaks Volumes about Your Body Your mouth performs a range of important daily activities including eating, drinking, talking and smiling. But did you know that your mouth can also provide clues to other diseases? Dentists can act as disease detectives by simply examining your mouth, head, and neck for signs and symptoms…

Vitamin C Supplements – Can They Help or Hurt Your Teeth?

Some Forms of Supplements Can Actually Harm Your Oral Health Nutrition experts encourage daily supplementation of vitamin C for everyone. It protects against everything from sudden infant death syndrome (S.I.D.S) to scurvy, heart disease, and in some cases, cancer. Two-time Nobel Prize winner, Linus Pauling, recommended a whopping 3 grams of vitamin C every day…

Dental Tips for Busy Moms and Dads

How to Keep Your Dental Hygiene on Track in A Hectic World Carpools, play dates, errands, children’s school activities, having a job – busy moms and dads know it can be a circus act trying to find time for themselves. Here are easy, convenient ways for moms and dads to take care of their own…

Do You Know How to Floss Properly?

Flossing is an important part of the Healthy Teeth Trio which also includes brushing and regular visits to your dentist for a dental cleaning and check-up. Floss plays a unique role in oral health because it can remove a whole variety of things you don’t want between your teeth – food particles, plaque and bacteria…

Are Dental Veneers A Good Choice?

An Easy, Inexpensive Way to Fix Flawed Teeth. Veneers are ultra-thin shells of ceramic (porcelain) or a composite resin material, which are bonded to the front of your teeth. This procedure requires little or no anesthesia and can be the ideal choice for improving the appearance of the front teeth. Veneers are placed to mask…