Osteoporosis and Oral Health
added on: August 4, 2020
Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Certain medications can influence dental treatment decisions and it’s important to let your dentist know about all the medications that you take. In the case of antiresorptive agents—medicines that help strengthen bones—these medications have been associated with a rare but serious condition called osteonecrosis (OSS-tee-oh-ne-KRO-sis) of the jaw (ONJ) that can cause severe damage to Read more…

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Is Water Flossing the Perfect Tool for Better Oral Health?
added on: July 16, 2020
Is Water Flossing the Perfect Tool for Better Oral Health?

Good oral health involves more than having a beautiful smile; it is key if we are to enjoy food, feel confident about interacting with others and avoid oral pain. Statistics however show that many Americans could improve in this department. Over 90% of Americans have had at least one cavity, and one in four has Read more…

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Causes and Treatments for Underbite
added on: July 3, 2020
Causes and Treatments for Underbite

If left untreated, an underbite can cause major problems. This bite problem can affect everything from self-esteem to sleep quality. An underbite happens when the bottom teeth and lower jaw extend out beyond the upper teeth when the mouth is closed. Sometimes an underbite is called by its scientific name; prognathism. In moderate to severe Read more…

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COVID-19: Looking after yourselves and others through better oral hygiene
added on: June 16, 2020
COVID-19: Looking after yourselves and others through better oral hygiene

Maintaining great personal hygiene has never been more important, given the current pandemic situation that many of us across the world find ourselves in. Advice around how to do this is something that we all should take note of. Especially, regular handwashing with soap for at least 20 seconds or using hand sanitizer gel when Read more…

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5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick
added on: January 16, 2020
5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

When you have a cold or the flu, taking care of your body is your top priority and that includes your mouth. Here are some simple ways to care for your dental health when you’re not feeling well: Practice Good Hygiene When you’re sick, you know to cover your mouth when you cough and sneeze. Read more…

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Dental Tips During Pregnancy
added on: January 1, 2020
Dental Tips During Pregnancy

Did you know that a baby’s teeth begin to develop between the third and sixth months of pregnancy? That’s why making smart food choices early in pregnancy can help set your child up for healthy teeth throughout their lives. During your pregnancy, a sufficient quantity of nutrients especially vitamins A, C, and D, protein, calcium Read more…

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6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays
added on: December 18, 2019
6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays

Timing matters- Saliva production increases during meals and helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and also helps rinse away food particles. If you like sweets and other sugary foods, eat them with meals or shortly after mealtime. Be picky if it’s sticky- When it comes to picking healthy snacks, many people Read more…

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Dental Symptoms
added on: November 29, 2019
Dental Symptoms

Toothache If your mouth or jaw hurt, it could from a toothache. Toothaches sometimes indicate a cavity but they can also signal gum disease. In some cases, an ache may be a sign of an abscess or impacted tooth. Do not wait for a toothache to get better on its own, it should be evaluated Read more…


Everything you Need to Know About Scaling and Root Planing
added on: November 15, 2019
Everything you Need to Know About Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and Root Planing is a process of deep cleaning below the gumline that helps to treat gum disease. Why Do You Need It? Gum disease is caused by a sticky film of bacteria known as plaque. Plaque is always forming on your teeth. However, if they aren’t cleaned well the bacteria in plaque will Read more…

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Top 5 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer
added on: October 31, 2019
It's estimated that over 51,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer and cancers of the throat, tonsils, and back of the tongue each year.

It’s estimated that over 51,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer and cancers of the throat, tonsils, and back of the tongue each year. A dentist can check for symptoms of oral cancer during a scheduled check-up. Early detection of such cancers is beneficial for treatment, but you should also know the risk factors Read more…

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