Preventing Tooth Decay

Most adults in the United States are aware of what dentists consider the main ingredients in combating tooth decay: twice-daily tooth brushing, daily flossing and regular dental visits. These ingredients are indeed all crucial to reducing the amount of tooth decay, but here are a few other, less commonly known, tools … [Read more...]

Preventative Tips for Halitosis

There are no precise statistics on how many people suffer from halitosis, or bad breath, but it is known that in most cases the cause of this stinky malady is a group of anaerobic, sulfur-producing bacteria that breed beneath the surface of the tongue and often in the throat and tonsil area. The upside of this … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Healthy Teeth

As many of the posts on this blog have illustrated, one must travel the road to healthy teeth by taking a few steps daily – not just during occasional epic “road trips” to the dentist! The beginning of the new year is a great time to make resolutions that support healthy teeth and improved oral health. In this post, … [Read more...]

Preventative Tips for Gingivitis

It's been said that our allopathic medical system excels at “emergency medicine,” and it's true that much of modern health care is focused on fixing problems once they've become troubling, even serious. However, as dramatic as curative procedures can be, prevention is often far more effective. Gum disease, … [Read more...]

Fellas, Brush Up on Your Oral Health

When it comes to gender and oral health, things are hardly equal between men and women. Males, as a group, are statistically less likely to brush after meals, to brush twice daily or floss once a day, and are more likely to have gum disease than their female peers. Here are a few oral health tips for men, or for … [Read more...]

Strengthen Your Enamel

The layer of enamel you have on the crown of each of your natural teeth is your first line of defense in your dental care. Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body, and protects your teeth when you chew or speak. But although enamel is strong, it is also brittle, and because it is mostly inorganic material, … [Read more...]