The Best Habits for Good Oral Health

Maintaining proper oral health by brushing, flossing and visiting the dentist regularly is important to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Eating a healthy diet, wearing a mouth guard during sports and avoiding bad habits such as chewing ice are…
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Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed

When the wisdom tooth has to be removed, depending on the type of extraction that’s required, whether it be a surgical extraction or routine extraction, it would determine what the process actually is. For a wisdom tooth that is impacted,…
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Wisdom Teeth

Not everyone needs to get their wisdom teeth removed but if they are causing crowding of the other teeth or swelling and inflammation they should be extracted or surgically removed. What are wisdom teeth and when do they typically come…
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3 Things You Need to Know About Fluoride

Fluoride is very beneficial when it comes to our teeth, especially when it comes to decay. It re-mineralizes tooth enamel. Fluoride works as an antimicrobial agent, which kills the plaque bacteria that causes decay. Fluoride is very good for tooth…
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All About Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in water and soil that helps to build the enamel on teeth which protects them from decay. Children should be exposed to fluoride while they are young and their tooth enamel is being formed.…
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The Most Effective Sleep Apnea Treatments

The most effective treatment for sleep apnea depends on the degree of sleep apnea. If you have slight or moderate sleep apnea, a device that you place in your mouth, manufactured by a dentist after you’ve visited the dentist or…
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disruption in your breathing cycle while you are sleeping and could be fatal. A dentist can help by providing an oral appliance to wear at night to help open the airway to allow for normal breathing.…
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Root Canals: Myth Vs. Reality

Getting root canal therapy is a very simple procedure, unlike years ago where we didn’t give adequate anesthesia and we didn’t take the time to educate the patient. There is an inherent fear with root canals. I always get this…
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Root Canals

Root canals are sometimes necessary but today they can be done quickly and with very little discomfort due to modern technology and advances in the dental field. What are some warning signs and some reasons that someone might need a…
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Important Ways Diet Affects Our Oral Health

The most important way that diet affects your oral health is that the vitamins and minerals that a good diet provides nourish your teeth and your gums. Ingesting good foods in balance provides you with all these nutrients to keep…
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