Did you know barbers were the go-to people for concerns about your teeth? In the past, they not only groomed your face but also extracted and whitened your teeth. It wasn’t until 1840 that the first college Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opened. Today, the United States has over 60 schools and dentistry is considered … Continue reading Modern vs Historical Dental Practices
Bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, affects both kids and adults. While often caused by high levels of stress, bruxism can also be triggered by a misaligned bite and sleep disorders. Regardless of your underlying issue, here are a few tips and tricks to help: Take Notice –Throughout the day notice … Continue reading Tips & Tricks for Teeth Grinders
Even those with outstanding oral hygiene can fall victim to a few unknown cavity causing culprits. Some of our favorite treats, while seemingly healthy, can be responsible for tooth stains, bad breath and other forms of mouth destruction. Most tooth-conscious consumers already know to limit sugar and steer clear of things like soda and hard … Continue reading 4 Tasty Foods That Are Actually Horrible for Your Teeth
Health insurance is a topic familiar to many, and varies from individual to individual. Providers are different, coverage fluctuates, and co-pays change as well. However, it is always important that the health of you and your family remains our number one priority. Dental Emergency Care An injured tooth, like any emergency situation, often presents an … Continue reading Choose Dental Health NOT Insurance
Easter means many things to different families everywhere, but one thing that remains consistent is the appearance of candy! Whether it’s hidden in eggs or just passed around, it comes at a nice nearly halfway mark in the year from Halloween. Sweets make for some excellent treats, and there is no reason not to indulge (in moderation of course)! However, all candies are not created equal, and it may be worth knowing which ones you can have relatively guilt free, and which could spell trouble for your wonderful smile.
During the hectic holiday season, fast food is an easy go-to. We already know that sweets and sugary desserts are not good for our teeth or our waistlines. However, even the savory fast foods can wreak havoc on our teeth!
Mouth and Body Go Hand-in-Hand Did you know that poor oral health care can be the cause of many different health issues within your body itself? There are many connections between taking care of your mouth, teeth and gums and the rest of your body. People with gum disease have a 40% increased risk of … Continue reading 7 Serious Health Concerns That Also Affect Your Teeth