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Make Your Own Mouthwash – Here’s 4 Recipes

Buying mouthwash at the store can be overwhelming (there are more than 100 options in the marketplace) and cash-challenging (even generic brands are not cheap). Plus, trying to figure out what exactly is in the mouthwash you buy  can be dizzyingly frustrating (or quite frightening once you figure it out).

So the next time you make […]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make Your Own Mouthwash – Here’s 4 Recipes

Mouth Care Tips After a Tooth is Removed

If you are about to have a tooth removed at the dentist, or other oral surgery, here are some tips about how to help your mouth recover quickly and with a minimum of pain.

While You Are at The Dentist

Right after they remove the tooth, your dentist will pack the area with padding and ask you […]

By |July 10th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Mouth Care Tips After a Tooth is Removed

7 Dental Gifts for Dad On Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, but if you haven’t done your gift shopping yet, we have 7 unusual gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on your father’s face on June 16. Plus, they’ll help keep his smile bright and his oral health in good shape.

Electric Toothbrush: If your Dad likes power tools, then […]

By |June 11th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on 7 Dental Gifts for Dad On Father’s Day

7 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Toothbrush

 

You’ll spend more than 1,500 hours during your life brushing your teeth if you’re brushing two times per day (and two minutes per time). So it’s kind of important for you to choose the right type of toothbrush if you’re going to be that “close and personal” with this bristly tool!

We have 7 tips below […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on 7 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Toothbrush

Toothpaste Ingredients Through History Included Oyster Shells, Soap, and Charcoal

When you reach for a tube of modern-day toothpaste, do you ever wonder what exactly is in that tube? You probably know there is fluoride in the paste, which is a great cavity fighter. Often it will include a whitener for brighter teeth, plus ingredients for flavor, color, smoothness and moistness.

But have your ever thought […]

By |May 24th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Toothpaste Ingredients Through History Included Oyster Shells, Soap, and Charcoal

Why Are All Mouth Guards Not Created Equal?

Did you know that athletes who don’t use a mouth guard are nearly 60 times more likely to suffer an injury to their mouth? And did you know that the mouth guard you choose can have a huge impact on how well your son’s or daughter’s teeth are protected from a blow to the face? […]

By |March 26th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Why Are All Mouth Guards Not Created Equal?

All About Root Canals

You might think of a root canal as being especially painful, but the truth is that most people who have one reported much less pain than they expected. In fact, many compare it to getting a crown or filling. Most importantly, the benefits to your oral health from a root canal can be huge.

So what […]

By |March 13th, 2019|Oral Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on All About Root Canals

Top 10 Facts About Your Teeth That Will Surprise You

We often don’t think about our teeth unless they are bugging us, but they are extremely important to our overall health and well being. After all, they help us eat, chew, talk and smile. And they are an incredibly complex and often misunderstood part of our anatomy. Here’s 10 interesting facts about your teeth that […]

By |March 5th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Top 10 Facts About Your Teeth That Will Surprise You

Is Xerostomia Making Life Uncomfortable?

Does your mouth feel constantly dry? If it does, then you may have xerostomia – also known as dry mouth.

What is dry mouth? Simply, a lack of saliva. You need saliva to keep your mouth moist, to cleanse it, and to digest food. In addition, your saliva controls bacteria and fungi which prevents infections in […]

By |February 26th, 2019|Oral Health|Comments Off on Is Xerostomia Making Life Uncomfortable?

How Helpful Is Mouthwash to Your Oral Health?

If you walk by the oral health care aisle in any major store, you’ll see rows of toothpaste and toothbrushes – plus an overwhelming array of mouthwashes. You have most likely heard about the important of using that toothpaste and toothbrushto brush daily, but do those bottles of mouthwash really have a positive impact on […]

By |February 20th, 2019|Bad breath, Oral Health|Comments Off on How Helpful Is Mouthwash to Your Oral Health?
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