Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

What’s So Important About Routine Dental Care?

When we are growing up most of us are only told that we need to brush our teeth to prevent cavities. Of course, at a young age, that is all we really need to know, because no child wants a cavity! However, as we get older, routine dental care is about more than just cavities…. Read more »

Why Does My Breath Always Stink?

Do you find yourself frequently trying to check your breath, because lately, it has been pretty bad most of the time? Have you even been humiliated to have a coworker, friend or loved one point out that your breath has become offensive? If so, your first temptation might be to buy out the nearest store’s… Read more »

Can You Really Avoid Cavities in 2017?

Do you want to keep your smile in tip top shape in 2017? If so, now is the perfect time to make a resolution to care for your teeth and gums. The great news is that with simple steps taken at-home, combined with routine professional preventive dental care, you really can avoid cavities in the… Read more »

Can Flossing Help Protect Your Smile?

Are you a diligent tooth brusher, but fail to floss on a consistent basis? Ever wonder if flossing is really all that important to your smile, anyways? Many people are tempted to skip out on flossing, believing that it is simply not that imperative to preventing problems like cavities. Sadly, failing to floss increases one’s… Read more »

Are Your Kids Really Caring for Their Teeth?

Being a parent is tough work. There is a lot required to help your kids grow up strong, happy and healthy. Sadly, dental health is often low on parents’ priority list, simply because it is easy to overlook the importance of the smile. If you ever find yourself wondering if your kids’ smiles are really… Read more »

Is Your Smile In Need of Preventive Care?

Do you ever wonder what more you might should be doing to help protect your smile against cavities and other common oral health threats? Brushing your teeth is a good start, but it is only one aspect of preventing dental problems. To adequately protect your teeth and gums, there are several steps that should be… Read more »

Is There a Trick to Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Clenching and grinding your teeth once or twice probably won’t damage them. But when you do it consistently, the grinding can wear down your teeth’s surfaces, making them weak and susceptible to cavities and damage. The problem with consistent teeth grinding, or bruxism, is that many patients experience it most often in their sleep, and… Read more »