What Does Bad Breath Mean?

March 28, 2019

Let’s face it; we’ve all had concerns about our breath at one point or another.  Halitosis, otherwise known as bad breath, may be the result of diet, like that morning coffee, garlic at lunch or even a dry mouth caused by not drinking enough water throughout the day.  It may also be a sign of…

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Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

February 28, 2019

Do you feel a sharp zing after drinking a cold beverage or biting into something sweet or hot?  Do brushing and flossing make you cringe?  If so, you’re not alone.  Millions of U.S. adults suffer from sensitive teeth or dentin hypersensitivity, and it can happen to anyone.  What Causes It? The roots of your teeth…

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How Do You Make Brushing Fun For Kids?

January 22, 2019

Training your little one to brush their teeth can be a bona fide jaw clinching challenge (for everyone!). We recommend that kids begin learning to clean their teeth by the age of 2.  However, on average, they will be closer to 7 before the task is mastered.   If brushing brings defiance and a struggle, there…

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Why is Fluoride Important For Teeth?

December 17, 2018

You are undoubtedly aware of the importance brushing, and flossing has on your dental health.  But the use of fluoride offers enormous benefits too. Each day minerals such as phosphate, calcium, and fluoride are lost from the enamel layers of your teeth, (demineralization).   If those minerals are not replenished (remineralization), it will lead to tooth…

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