What causes teeth discoloration?
Tooth discoloration is unsightly, but did you know that most tooth staining is treatable and preventable? There are two types of stains that discolor the teeth. Extrinsic stains are surface level, more easily treatable and are often caused by food or drink. Intrinsic stains are deeper in the tooth and can be caused by decay, age or injury. These types of stains...Read More
How often should you replace your toothbrush?
You know to regularly clear your refrigerator of expired foods, to toss health and beauty products that are past the suggested use date and keep an eye on the expiration date of prescriptions and other items in your medicine cabinet, but when was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? While it’s true that toothbrushes don’t have a printed expiration date,...Read More
How often should you go to the dentist?
Popular wisdom states that most people should visit the dentist every six months for a professional dental cleaning and oral health care checkup. But is that really necessary? People with ongoing dental health issues or special circumstances certainly should see their dentist frequently, but what about everyone else? There are a couple of factors to consider: Age of the patient: Permanent...Read More
Safe dental care helps to prevent virus transmission
Safe dental practices are always important, but they are especially essential during a time when virus transmission and general health and wellness are top of mind for everyone. Viruses – including Coronavirus or COVID-19 – frequently enter the body through the mouth or nose, so it is important to practice good overall hygiene and remember to take a few extra...Read More
How to care for your child’s teeth
It is important to instill great oral health care habits in children from an early age. Taking care of your little one’s baby teeth is important. But did you know that dental decay in baby teeth can actually cause damage to permanent adult teeth, too? There are several ways that you can encourage your child to practice good oral health care habits. Children...Read More