The Impact of Grinding Your Teeth

Grinding your teeth, also known as bruxism, can be caused by stress, anxiety and allergies. There are certain sleep disorders that can cause you to grind your teeth on a regular basis. Children tend to grind their teeth more than adults simply because their jaw structure is growing so fast. This is especially true for… Read more »

Got a Dental Cleaning? Here are the Answers to Common Teeth Cleaning Questions

Do you have questions regarding your dental cleaning? If so, we are happy to answer them for you! We have provided the answers to the following questions to help you plan for your appointment and possibly calm some nerves. If you have additional questions that are not included in this blog, please feel free to… Read more »

Oral Health Problems And The Medications That Can Cause Them

Some medicines benefit your health, but their side effects may negatively impact your oral health. Here are a few of the medications which can cause oral health problems to develop. Dry Mouth: this condition increases your chances of developing tooth decay. Antidepressants Parkinson’s disease medication Antacids Antihistamines Painkillers High blood pressure medication Muscle relaxants Decongestants… Read more »

Dental Health, Pregnancy, And Baby Teeth

There are several steps you need to take to ensure a healthy pregnancy: keeping a good diet, avoiding overexertion, drinking plenty of fluids, etc. However, did you know that brushing and flossing your teeth belongs on this list too? Oral health becomes even more important while you are pregnant, and here is why. Dental Health… Read more »

Your Dental Hygiene Routine

It is important that you brush your teeth at least twice a day to maintain good dental health. But did you know that good brushing hygiene begins before you even pick up your toothbrush? The way that you store and maintain your toothbrush can affect your oral hygiene and overall health. Keeping the toothbrush in… Read more »

Soda is Not the Only Option

Everyone knows that soda is bad for them, but it’s hard not to drink it anyway. Soda is not only bad for your overall health, but your teeth as well. The phosphoric acid weakens your bones and teeth. High fructose corn syrup is a concentrated form of sugar, which increases fat and cholesterol and makes… Read more »

Pain in the Tooth!

Sensitive teeth can be quite a hassle, as well as being a significant source of pain. Sensitive teeth occur when the underlying layer of your teeth, which is called the dentin, becomes exposed, which can be linked to receding gum tissue. There are a few different factors that may contribute to sensitive teeth, including:  … Read more »