Posts Tagged: prevention

Welcoming the Perio Protect Method®

perio protect

Minimally invasive and Highly Effective, Perio Protect Method® We are a prevention oriented practice and we believe a vital step to a healthy mouth is maintaining healthy gums. Nearly 80% of Americans suffer from gum disease and 50% from chronic gum disease, both of which are treatable with proper oral care and maintenance. This is why… Read more »

Ouch! What is that?

Cold Sores

Identifying and Treating Mouth Sores Sores in the mouth are more common than you think. More than 80% of people are effected by some sort of canker or cold sore. These mouth sores vary in symptoms and severity and can lead to further health complications if left untreated. Below we have complied a list of… Read more »

Seasonal Sensitivity, Noticing Changes in Your Oral Health

Why are my teeth more sensitive in the Fall? With the change in weather, you may notice that your teeth are more sensitive. They may be sensitive to the cold air, or maybe you notice sensitivity when you are enjoying a nice hot cup of tea. From infection to tooth damage, the variety of effect… Read more »

How to Pick a Toothbrush

How do you know which brush is right for you? With all the toothbrush options available, it is hard to know which one will best affect your oral health. The number of toothbrush options may be overwhelming, but there are several criteria that can be observed to select the best option for you. Essentially, finding… Read more »

Dental Care During Pregnancy

A mother’s dental health is a pretty accurate predictor of the newborn’s oral health. A study published in the Journal of The American Dental Association showed the high correlation between a mother’s oral health and their child’s. Dentists recommend that pregnant women pay close attention to their oral health in order to minimize any health… Read more »

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care While Traveling

Dental Care Tips for Travelers Maintaining proper dental care, especially while traveling, can be difficult. Who’s really thinking about flossing and picking while traveling abroad or out on a 10-day hike? Well here’s some tips & tricks to staying prevention oriented while enjoying your summer adventures Pack Properly: Everyone’s favorite part of travel, packing. Within… Read more »

Drinking Water: More than Hydration

Our bodies are 60% water; Staying hydrated helps your body get rid of waste, gives your skin a healthy glow, and keeps muscles moving. Drinking water is also one of the best things you can do for your teeth – especially if it’s fluoridated. Read on to find out why water is always a winner… Read more »

Orthodontics for Children

When Should Parents Get Orthodontics for Children? In the United States and Canada, almost 4 million people ages 18 and younger are wearing some form of corrective dental treatment. However, according to the National Institutes of Health, most maligned bites are minor and do not need any form of treatment at all. This is why… Read more »

Interesting Dental Facts Q&A

We believe knowledge is power, and gaining knowledge starts with asking questions. Sometimes people are hesitant to ask the silly questions, but don’t worry — you aren’t the only one wondering! Below are some of the most frequently asked questions professional come across in the field. We’ve paired our answers with some interesting dental facts… Read more »

Night time Oral Care: Don’t Forget to Brush!

Tips Night time Oral Care You’ve probably heard that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss, but did you know you need to take care of your teeth at night time, too? Brushing and flossing daily/nightly removes plaque while it’s still soft so that it won’t harden into tartar. Once… Read more »