Tongue scraping: Benefits and the best products to use

Tongue scraping benefits and best tongue scraper

When you think about your oral health, you probably focus on your teeth and gums. But your tongue plays a major role as well. It helps you talk and swallow. But it’s also home to a wide range of bacteria and other pathogens. And studies show the condition of the tongue is a primary factor […]

Brown spots on your teeth? Let’s talk tooth discoloration

Wondering why the color of your teeth has faded from a pearly white to something less photogenic? Maybe you’ve even got brown spots on your teeth? It’s easy to be embarrassed, or not want to smile, when your teeth don’t look their best. But discoloration can also be a sign of more serious problems.  Brown […]

How vaping can impact your oral health

Vaping-impact-oral-health

Vaping is safer than smoking, so now people can light up whenever they like, right? Lots of young people have been jumping on the vaping bandwagon, believing it’s a safe way to enjoy a good smoke. In 2017, 11.7% of high school students used e-cigarettes. Just two years later in 2019, that number had jumped […]

What is the best mouthwash? How to choose and ingredients to look out for

Best mouthwash and ingredients to look out for

The results of a recent study revealed that a little more than one-third of people don’t use mouthwash. Are you part of this group? If so, what’s holding you back from rinsing out your mouth on a regular basis? Do you not know which mouthwash to use? Are you overwhelmed by all the different choices […]

Mountain Dew mouth: Learn more about tooth decay from high sugar sodas

Mountain dew mouth

DISCLAIMER: Mountain Dew mouth is a symptom of a larger socio-economic issue that has disproportionately affects populations in the Appalachian region of the United States.   Access to affordable dental care and education on the effects of soda consumption are ongoing issues in this region. This article seeks to not only educate patients on the effects […]

Why regular dentist visits save you more money in the long run

Why regular dental visits cost you less in the long run

To begin, there are any number of reasons why regular dentist visits will save you money in the long run – and we’ll get into those. But before we do, remember first and foremost that it’s not just about money. Dental troubles can affect your whole body. In fact, the connection between heart disease and […]

Dental deep cleaning: costs, procedures, and alternatives

Dental deep cleaning cost and is it neccesary

How many times did you brush your teeth yesterday? If you don’t answer two times, then you’re putting your oral health at risk. Brushing teeth is just one of the ways to maintain healthier teeth and gums. This helps you preserve the well-being of your teeth, reduces the risk of gum disease, and lets you […]