Dental Treatment While Breastfeeding

Expectant mothers have many things on their minds when it comes to the growth and development of their babies. When a baby is born, new concerns arise as mothers want to provide the best of everything to this tiny, new person who has stolen their hearts. Protecting their children from harm, is one of the […]

Sensitive Gag Reflex

The gag reflex is a natural part of the human body, yet some people have a much more sensitive gag reflex than others. The soft palate in the back of the mouth is extremely sensitive. If something touches or gets near this palate, the irritation evokes a feeling that you are going to vomit. There […]

Boost Your Child’s Oral Health

Tooth decay is the single most common chronic health ailment of children throughout the United States. The most disheartening thing about this statistic is that tooth decay is almost entirely preventable. Every person, no matter how hold or young, needs to brush his or her teeth at least twice a day and floss daily. For […]

Don’t Neglect Your Oral Health While Sick

When you are sick, it is easy to let many things fall to the wayside simply because you do not feel like dealing with them. Laundry and dishes can wait, phone calls can be returned, and missed appointments can be made up. However, it is important that you do not allow your oral health to […]

Preventing Stains on White Fillings

White fillings, also known as tooth-colored fillings, are the preferred option for repairing a cavity. White fillings offer an aesthetically pleasing and non-invasive solution for dental issues such as cavities, small gaps between the teeth, chipped teeth, and more. White fillings are made of composite resin, which dentists can use to color match your natural […]

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Many people only associate gum disease with older adults because they wrongly assume that most dental problems occur in “old age.” However, children and adolescents are also at risk for developing gum disease and other oral health problems. Gum disease in children typically presents itself in the same manner of symptoms as adults: red, swollen, […]

Vitamins and Your Oral Health

The typical American diet leaves a great deal lacking in most categories. Americans settle for fast food rather than real food at home, convenience over healthy options. While fast paced lives rarely leave time for a well-balanced meal, there are many options available for adding supplements to your diet in forms of vitamins. Of course, […]

Benefits of Saving a Tooth Instead of Removing It

Teeth can become damaged and infected just like any other living part of the human body. A tooth that has become infected or seriously decayed should not be allowed to remain inside the mouth, as infection and decay can spread to neighboring teeth and gums. However, not all “bad” teeth need to be removed. In […]