Chronic halitosis, otherwise known as bad breath, is embarrassing but also extremely common. So, what’s the difference between “morning breath” and halitosis? Well, to put it simply – halitosis is when your bad breath remains far longer than your morning coffee or tuna-fish sandwich – and doesn’t go away after you brush your teeth or […]

Having swollen and sore gums while pregnant is also known as pregnancy gingivitis. The change in your hormones causes an increase in the blood flow to your gum tissue, which in return can cause your gums to swell and become sensitive. Pregnancy gingivitis often becomes more severe during the second trimester. Here are some tips […]

Nov 01, 2017

Your dentist just informed you about your need for a crown…so what exactly will this entail? A crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers the entirety of the remaining tooth. There are multiple reasons why someone would need a crown. Sometimes a crown is needed to prevent your remaining teeth from shifting or other cosmetic […]

Oct 25, 2017

Trick-or-treating is a seriously the most fun. What could be better than free candy around every door? But, what about keeping a child’s pearly whites healthy despite all of the treats they just filled their bags with? Here are a few tips to help you have fun during Halloween while maintaining good oral hygiene: Know […]

Visiting the dentist is one of childhood’s many milestones. But, parents are often unsure when they should bring their child to the dentist for the first time. Should we wait until all their teeth come in? Should we wait until a problem occurs? These are common questions that parents have, but the answer is actually […]

Be honest: how often do you actually floss? We’ll bet that it’s probably not the recommended twice a day. Last summer, when news reports circulated saying flossing may not be necessary, you may have rejoiced. But before you get too excited and never pick up the floss again, let’s talk. The Buzz The latest dietary […]

Too many choices can be overwhelming, and that’s what you’ll probably find when you browse the toothpaste aisle. The abundance of natural or organic toothpastes can make the decision even harder. Understanding the difference between traditional toothpaste and the natural variety can help you choose the one that’s best for your family. ‘Natural’ Defined Including […]

Sep 19, 2017

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