7 Benefits of Routine Dental Care

For many people, visiting the dentist can be difficult. Around 5-10% of people suffer from a phobia of the dentist’s chair in the USA. It’s a fear that means lots of people only show up to the dentist when it’s…

7 Reasons to Use Dental Bonding for Oral Health

Do you have chipped or discolored teeth? Have you wondered what it would be like to use dental bonding? Dental bonding is a procedure in which your dentist applies a resin that is the same color as your teeth onto…

8 Common Flossing Mistakes to Avoid for Beginners

The American Dental Association has long promoted the benefits of flossing your teeth as part of a daily dental care regimen. Along with twice-a-day brushing, daily flossing keeps plaque from building up between teeth, where it can calcify and be…

7 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Dentist

If you’re in the market for a new dentist, it’s hard to know where to look. What credentials matter? Who works with your insurance plan? Since your oral health can give a window into other health issues, finding a good dentist,…

Inflamed, Swollen Gums: The Telltale Signs You Have Gingivitis

Did you know that the most up to date research on oral hygiene found that over 42% of American adults had some form of gum disease. If you have recently found that you have swollen gums then you could be a part…

What Are the Periodontal Disease Stages and How Are They Treated?

Periodontal disease can sound frightening, but it’s very common. In the U.S., around 65 million people have some form of the disease. It’s caused by bacteria around the teeth that lead to inflammation and further problems. When bacteria aren’t taken care of…

Scared to Go to the Dentist: How to Overcome Your Dental Phobia

Did you know that dental phobia—in other words, being so scared to go to the dentist that you delay dental care or even cancel appointments—is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-V)? It is a very…

Go Brush Your Teeth: How to Get Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

It’s no secret that toothcare is low on many children’s priority list. They would rather be watching tv, playing with their toys, eating candy, or doing just about anything besides brushing their teeth. The dangerous thing is that this neglect…

3 Most Effective Teeth Brushing Techniques You Need to Learn and Use

Brushing your teeth is one of the fundamental pieces of having good personal hygiene. Your oral hygiene is crucial to your health, and brushing one’s teeth is the most common and most effective way to keep clean. Our parents typically…

Dental Care 101: How to Properly Use Dental Floss

A quick survey of your friend group will probably reveal the fact that many people don’t really understand how to use dental floss. Either that or they choose not to floss regularly. While it’s normal to neglect to floss, doing…