Posts Categorized: Dental Health

Can You Be Immune To Cavities?

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Is it Decay Immunity or just good Cavity Prevention? Tooth decay is an international chronic infectious health disease in industrialized and developing countries, especially in young children. Early Childhood Caries (ECC) begins early in life, progresses rapidly, and causes immediate and long-term effects. People suffering from tooth decay, particularly untreated decay, and especially children, can… Read more »

Signs That You Probably Need to Visit the Dentist

The trouble with most dental health issues is that, unlike a small cut or the common cold, problems with your oral health don’t typically resolve themselves. Dental diseases are usually progressive, and protecting your oral health depends on prompt action to halt the disease and repair any dental damage. When trouble does occur, many patients… Read more »

What Nature’s Teeth Can Teach Us

Did you know that, besides diamonds, the enamel around your teeth is the most resilient, naturally-occurring substance on earth? This may surprise people who already know that tooth enamel is also as brittle as glass. Its unique construction has spurred NASA scientists to study its molecular formation as inspiration for the next wave of air… Read more »

Do I Really Need to Be Flossing Everyday?

Do I Really Need to Be Flossing Everyday?

Brushing your teeth twice a day is an important way to prevent dental cavities. Unfortunately, brushing alone is usually not sufficient for keeping tartar buildup at bay. That is why dentists so strongly urge patients to floss daily, as well. Flossing can help to remove the bacteria and food particles that can lodge between teeth,… Read more »

Can Your Family Do More to Protect Your Teeth? Part Two

Can Your Family Do More to Protect Your Teeth? Part Two

Keeping one’s smile healthy is important for a number of reasons. Good oral health is essential to maintaining a beautiful smile. More importantly, it can help prevent discomfort and eventually pain, as well as the need for an extraction. A healthy smile is also important for maintaining proper nutrition, and avoiding complications that can be… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need Care As You Age?

Does Your Smile Need Care As You Age?

Now that you’ve celebrated several birthdays, are you wondering if you should actually be doing more to help protect your smile? Perhaps you are more concerned by obvious signs of aging, that are causing your smile to look older than you are, and certainly much older than you feel. Fortunately, restorative dental treatment like crowns,… Read more »

Protect Your Oral Health With These Simple Tips: Part Two

Protect Your Oral Health With These Simple Tips: Part Two

As someone interested in keeping your smile healthy, you may have already taken several steps to help prevent dental cavities and other oral health threats. But, do you still wonder if there is more you could be doing to keep your smile healthy? While daily hygiene is a good start to keeping the smile healthy,… Read more »

Are You Late for a Very Important Date with Your Dentist?

Are You Late for a Very Important Date with Your Dentist?

Are you having a hard time remembering the last time you visited your preventive dentist? If a different president was in office, or stamps cost less than they do now, chances are you are already overdue for your next dental appointment. That’s because regular checkups and cleanings are one of the best ways to protect… Read more »

Can You Do More to Prevent Cavities? Part Two

Can You Do More to Prevent Cavities? Part Two

Are you bound and determined to spend 2017 enjoying better oral health than you did last year? While you may have fallen behind on other resolutions, this year, it’s never too late to form healthier habits, particularly when it comes to protecting your smile. Cavity prevention isn’t complicated, either. It simply requires that you make… Read more »