Dentistry

Help! How Do Our Teeth Survive Halloween?

Help! How Do Our Teeth Survive Halloween?

With Halloween comes goblins, ghosts, & goodies—and the sugar in those treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Here’s why: The bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween candy than your kids are. When the bacteria eat the sugar and leftover food in your mouth,… Read More

Dry Mouth: What the Heck is it?

Dry Mouth: What the Heck is it?

For many of us, dry mouth is experienced once in a blue moon.  Most likely caused by dehydration, drinking one too many alcoholic beverages, or by simply sleeping with a wide open mouth. Unfortunately, for others dry mouth is a chronic problem that can have distressing impact on day-to-day life. In addition to the physical… Read More

The affects of Acid from Food on your Dental Health

The affects of Acid from Food on your Dental Health

When hearing the word ‘acid’ we might be likely to recall the various chemicals we saw in glass bottles in science class at school. Or maybe we think of it as the thing that can cause heartburn and indigestion.  However, acids also play an important role in our oral health. While most of our diet… Read More

Ouch! Why do my teeth hurt?

Ouch! Why do my teeth hurt?

Why do my teeth hurt? It can be a number a reasons, but here are the most common: Cavity. A cavity is simply decay in your tooth due to bacteria. It can create sensitivity that results in tooth pain. Cavities are easiest to manage when they are small & the tooth can be saved. Teeth… Read More

A Guide to Remineralizing Your Teeth’s Enamel

Teeth Whitening. Dental health Concept. Oral Care, teeth restoration. Yellow and white teeth.

If you’ve had issues with your teeth that involve weakening, white spots, or numerous cavities, one of the key causes could be demineralized enamel. To understand what demineralization is and how to remineralize in order to address the problem, take a look at this helpful guide. You’ll understand that demineralization isn’t actually damage to tooth… Read More