Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Although many people focus on the health of their teeth, they may not give much consideration to the state of their gums. Nevertheless, the gingival tissues have an important role in the mouth. They protect the bone of the jaw and the roots of the teeth while helping to hold the teeth firmly in their proper position. The gums are unable to fulfill their functions properly when they become diseased due to damage incurred from their exposure to bacterial acids. Read More 

Why Pulling A Baby Tooth With A Door Isn’t A Good Idea

For most kids, baby teeth fall out on their own without any difficulties. However, sometimes teeth can become loose and partially release from the roots beneath while still staying in the mouth. In the past, parents would sometimes try to help by forcibly removing the tooth by tying dental floss around it and attaching the other end to a doorknob. They would then slam the door, which would yank out the tooth in one easy motion. Read More 

Ways To Improve The Look Of Gapped Teeth

If you have large spaces or gaps between your teeth, you may be looking for ways to reduce the size of the spaces. Large gaps can make the teeth look less uniform. Teeth that are straight and closely set are often considered more attractive. Nevertheless, the look of teeth with large gaps can be improved. Here are a few dental applications that can improve the appearance of widely gapped teeth. Read More 

3 Reasons You Need Regular Dental Cleanings

People are more likely to maintain their yearly dental examinations than their dental cleaning schedules. The simple process of having your teeth cleaned will not only make your next dental appointment easier, but might help you catch problems sooner. Keep Stains At Bay If you are concerned about the aesthetics of your teeth, routine cleanings can make it easier to prevent or remove stains. Many people utilize home whitening kits or whitening toothpaste to try and keep their teeth white. Read More 

Four Tips To Help Keep Your Teeth Cavity-Free This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many people indulge in food or drinks that we don't normally eat. And then they get out of their routines and lazily and quickly brush their teeth before bed or forget to floss. All of this combined can lead to cavities developing in your teeth. Here are a few tips that you should follow if you want to start your new year off without any nasty holiday teeth surprises. Read More