If your gums bleed regularly when you brush your teeth, you may be suffering from the early stages of periodontal disease. The earliest stages of this disease of the gums causes inflammation of your gum tissue, followed by bleeding from your gums when you brush. If you don’t take care of periodontal disease, it can […]
If you want to keep your teeth bright and white, but don’t wantto cut out the foods and beverages that are most likely to stain your teeth, wehave three simple tips you can follow.
So what foods and beverages are most likely to stain your teeth?
The ones that are most intensely colored are the top culprits. […]
When you brush you teeth in the morning, you’re probably not aware of what may be lurking on the bristles of your toothbrush.
It may be contaminated with bacteria or viruses if you’ve been sick. Even if you haven’t been sick, normal healthy microorganisms can cause infections in your mouth if there is an injury […]
What foods or drinks cause cavities? The answer from most people is simple – sugar. But while sugar is a major cause of cavities, all carbohydrates can be a cause of cavities. That’s because carbohydrates contain sugars and starches, and when these stick to your teeth, they lead to tooth decay. And a cavity is […]
If you travel very often, you probably know how difficult it
can be to maintain your oral health routine. But missing a week or two of your
regular routine can be tough on your teeth and gums. Eventually, those missed
days of brushing, flossing and making good oral health decisions can lead to cavities!
So here are five easy […]
Are New Year’s resolutionsa waste of time or a great idea? Well, if you’re one of the eight percent of people who actually follow through annually on their New Year’s resolutions, then it’s a great idea. For the rest of you…well, maybe not so much. But part of the problem with New Year’s resolutions failing […]
The holiday season is stressful enough without having to worry about bad breath at the inevitable holiday parties and family get-togethers that feature rich foods and seasonal beverages. But you can reduce the odds of being burdened with holiday halitosis by following these tips.
Brush Your Teeth – And Your Tongue
For most people, it’s second nature […]
Candy canes and chocolate are usual “go-to” items for stuffing Christmas stockings. This year, why not add some mouth-friendly items that will enhance your child or partner’s oral health and help brighten their smile?
We have nine ideas for you this Christmas that are sure to light up the faces of the recipients.
Chewing Gum With Xylitol: Putting […]
If you’re looking for ways to make this year’s Thanksgiving meal a little healthier for your oral health, then we have seven tips to help you keep everyone’s teeth and gums happy this year.
Slow Down on the Sugar
If you love sweets, then Thanksgiving is often a sugared-filled delight for you. Marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, […]
For more than 25 years, Dr. Michael Prueher has been patiently listening to his patients at Dental South, working to be sure he understands their oral health care needs so he can formulate the best treatment plan for their care.
“You have to listen to your patients if you are going to deliver the best care […]