How to Decide Between an Electric Toothbrush and a Manual Toothbrush

Should you use an electric toothbrush, or stick with the traditional manual toothbrush? With so many products on the market, it can be difficult to make a decision. The traditional manual toothbrush can give you a thorough clean and remove plaque without much difficulty. However, if you’re looking for a better clean or having trouble […]

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Five Reasons Why The American Dental Association Recommends Adding Fluoride To Community Water Supplies

1. Produces Positive Results Scientific evidence has shown for decades that water fluoridation is harmless and beneficial. The World Health Organization, American Dental Association, and numerous other reputable health groups approve of water fluoridation. 2. Fluoride is a Naturally-Occurring Substance The process of fluoridation enhances water with a substance that occurs in water supplies naturally. […]

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5 Reasons to Not Put off Going to The Dentist

Losing Your Teeth When you choose not to visit the dentist, your teeth can fall right out of your head. You will have gaps in your teeth that will set you apart from everyone else. Undesirable Toothaches When your teeth become sensitive, this can be an early sign of a horrible toothache. The sooner you […]

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Teeth Cleaning While Pregnant

Pregnancy brings on many exciting feelings and with it, many doctor visits to ensure mother and baby are, and remain, healthy. Taking good care of your teeth before becoming pregnant is a great way to make sure your teeth are in their best shape during pregnancy and after the arrival of the bundle of joy. […]

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The Importance of Caring for Your Toothbrush

To keep your mouth clean and healthy, daily use of a toothbrush is required. A quality toothbrush promotes good hygiene. It is recommended by the ADA to replace toothbrushes every three to four months. In the last few years, scientists have investigated to see if toothbrushes might cause infections. The oral cavity is where hundreds […]

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What Special Oral Health Issues Should I Know About as a Senior?

Becoming a senior brings about a variety of changes in your life, and this is no different with oral health care. When you get to be a senior, brushing and flossing on a regular basis just isn’t always enough. Included in those issues are: Sensitivity – As a person ages, sensitivity of the teeth can […]

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How do i know if I have Gum Disease?

There are a number of symptoms that could indicate gum disease. Included in these are: Gums that are red or swollen Teeth that are loose or sensitive Bad breath that you cannot get rid of Gums that are tender or bleeding Teeth may look longer because the gum line is receding Chewing is painful Having […]

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