Main Types of Mouth Guards to Protect Your Teeth

Sports account for up to 39% of all dental injuries. Sports is just one aspect of how your teeth will get injured over time. One way to combat damage to your teeth is by using a mouth guard.  Below we will discuss the different types of mouth guards you can find on the market today. We will also explore the …

What Causes a Toothache and How Can You Avoid One?

Any kind of pain in our bodies can be distracting and irritating. It can be difficult to move through a day and perform daily responsibilities while dealing with a throbbing ache or burn. And yet, such pains are far too common among many Americans.  A toothache is a common pain that can really drive you up the wall. It can …

Got Gum Problems?: Top 6 Signs You Need to See a Periodontist

Over half of American adults suffer from periodontal disease. This disease causes your gums to be inflamed and can affect the ability of the gum tissue to support teeth. Instead of letting this disease rob you of your luminous smile, you need to take action. The best way to find out how to combat this disease is by visiting a …

Smile Breakers: 10 Everyday Habits That Lead to Messed Up Teeth

When it comes to at-home dental care, most of know that a daily brushing and flossing routine is the best way to head off dental issues.  But, in addition to brushing and flossing, there are other things you should (or, in this case, shouldn’t!) be doing to help maintain healthy teeth and gums. Some of the items on this list should …

Smile, Mom! A Guide to Oral Care and Dental Work During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, there’s a lot going through your mind and to plan for. Your dental health may become an afterthought when there are obstetrician visits and other doctor appointments. However, it’s important for expecting moms to make sure their mouth is healthy during their pregnancy. Pregnancy’s hormone fluctuations can make moms-to-be more susceptible to gingivitis and tooth decay. According …

7 Super Easy Adult-Friendly Cavity Prevention Tips

Just about everyone has had this situation happen. You suddenly experience a pain in one of your molars. You go to the dentist and discover you have to have a cavity. While you may think cavities are an issue with kids with sugar cravings, think again. Currently, 91% of adults have cavities. And it’s likely that adults aren’t stocking up …