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 […]
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 […]
Going to the dentist sometimes gets a really bad rap, but, rest assured, some of the nicest people we know are dentists. Think about it. Only someone who really has your best interests at heart would be interested in poking around in people’s mouths for a living. Many patients feel a little nervous about going […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Gingivitis (inflamed gums) is one of the most common oral diseases in North America. Here are the best home remedies and preventative care for puffy gums….
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]