Exploring The Effects of Gum Disease

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

It's easy to take your oral health for granted when everything is fine. But what if you were brushing your teeth the wrong way and you didn't even know it? Brushing correctly is imperative to prevent cavities and overly sensitive teeth and gums. If you're unsure or just need a refresher, here are five mistakes to avoid when brushing your teeth. Brushing on Autopilot While heading into the bathroom, grabbing the toothbrush, and going about brushing your teeth without giving it much thought is good in the sense that it's become a habit, you want to avoid brushing on autopilot.   Read More...

Signs That You Need To See a Dentist

If you want to make sure that you are keeping up with your oral health, you will need to stay aware of the signs that indicate that there is a need for a dentist appointment. To help you with this, you will want to take a few moments to review the following points. Your Gums Are Bleeding Do not make the mistake of assuming that bleeding gums is a normal thing that people experience or assume that it is something that simply happens when you brush your teeth and gums too hard.   Read More...

Got Grit? Explaining The Ingredients In The Prophy Paste Your Dentist Uses

If you have ever been to a dentist, then you know that teeth cleaning includes a propylaxis treatment. This is the removal of stains, tartar and plaque from your teeth and leaves them very smooth and shiny white. If you have also stuck your tongue into the polish the dentist uses, even for a moment, you know that it is very gritty. Do not worry; your dentist is not using sand or sandpaper on your teeth!   Read More...

4 Tips For Recovering Quickly After A Tooth Extraction

If you need to get a tooth pulled, this may create a great deal of anxiety for you. Getting a tooth extraction can be a process that most people will want to avoid. However, if you're experiencing pain at any point, you may have to get a tooth removed. Doing this one thing may be the key to feeling better and getting past this challenging time in life. Being aware of tips that can allow you to recover faster after this process are certain to be helpful to you.   Read More...

Tips To Help You Take Care Of Your Braces

Wearing braces can be a big change for anyone, especially a teenager. To help prevent damage or stains to your teeth, you'll need to take good care of your teeth and use good oral habits. Your orthodontist may give you some helpful tips to help prevent damage to your teeth as well. See below for some tips as well to keep your teeth clean, free of stains, and in good shape while wearing braces.   Read More...