It only takes up a small amount of space––but when considering its influence on the rest of the body, your mouth punches well above its weight. Oral health has downstream effects on overall wellness. You’ve Read More
Oral health myth: “What goes in the mouth, stays in the mouth.” In other words, if you put something into your mouth, as long as you don’t swallow it, you can spit it out and it won’t make its way into the rest of the body.
But wait–research has proven this isn’t true. In fact, what we put into our mouths gets absorbed through the gum and cheek tissue, and it ultimately winds up in the bloodstream.
Daily brushing and flossing and limiting sugary food and beverages are always at the top of good dental practices regardless of age. The tween and teen years do highlight some special concerns. The late teen Read More
The adage says, if something stains a tablecloth, it’ll also stain your teeth. Yet, there are some foods that might surprise you. Some fruits and vegetables, for example, will stain your teeth but spare your Read More
Many people believe there is only one type of dentistry, a traditional dentist. However, there is a holistic industry for dentistry that is also helpful to those who need dental care. A holistic dentist believes Read More
Are you looking for a new dentist? As new practices pop up, consumers are getting perplexed by the many available choices. A holistic dentist may be the answer to this problem and a great introduction Read More
One of the most common reasons for visiting the dentist is teeth whitening. Interestingly, our teeth are mostly white overall, but the enamel that covers them has many shades and tends to become discolored or Read More
Dental veneers are thin, customized tooth-colored material shells meant to cover your front teeth’s surface to enhance appearance. These veneers can be made from resin composite or porcelain materials. Dental veneers better imitate natural teeth’ Read More
A striking white smile is the reward that one gets for working hard to achieve optimal oral health. The good news is that maintaining such great oral and dental health is a simple, natural process Read More
A toothache is not only painful but a terrible annoyance, especially when you are trying to get some sleep. Fortunately, anyone who finds themselves in this situation can get relief in a number of ways Read More