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5 Reasons Why Your Gums Might Be Bleeding

Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding. Common Causes of Bleeding Gums Vigorous Toothbrushing The extra oomph you’ve […]

Flossing 101

Of all the things you can do to maintain a healthy mouth, flossing has got to be the least expensive! But many patients don’t take the time to floss. And if you do, you might not be doing it correctly! Welcome to Flossing 101… Why should you floss? Your toothbrush isn’t enough to brush away […]

Effects of Soda on Your Teeth

Ever seen those videos where someone puts a baby tooth in a glass of soda and watches it decay? Well, the effect of soda in an actual mouth is a bit different. You have your saliva to help wash away the sugar, you eat other things throughout the day, and brush at least twice a […]

Choosing The Right Toothpaste

Our answer? Any fluoride toothpaste that will help you maintain a good oral health routine! We know you have a million and one choices facing you in the toothpaste aisle, and it can be hard to figure out what’s best for you. Most people, however, can use any toothpaste that has the ADA (American Dental […]

How to Know if You Have a Cavity?

According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the common cold is tooth decay. It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least one in your lifetime. So, how do you know if you have a cavity? Well, depending on the severity […]

Dental Decay

Replacing sugary soda drinks with healthy drinks can noticeably improve your oral hygiene and overall health status 😊

Mesial Surface

Mesial” refers to the surface of the tooth that is toward the front of the mouth Overall, there are five surfaces to each tooth: Occlusal – the chewing or grinding surface of the bicuspid and molar teeth Mesial – surface toward the front of the mouth Distal – behind towards the back of the mouth. Buccal – the tooth […]

Dental Sealants

The deep grooves of teeth present the an ideal environment for bacterial growth, which can gradually lead to decay. Even if you are vigilant with your dental hygiene habits, bacteria can hide in the recesses where your tooth brush is unable to adequately reach.  Dental sealants have become a popular way of blocking tooth pits […]

Should I Brush Before Flossing?

The age-old question – should you floss before you brush or after? If you asked any one of our team members, you just might get a different answer on this one! Before you report them for not knowing their stuff, each response can be right! As long as you’re doing a thorough job, we don’t […]

Share these fun facts about animal teeth with your little ones to get them more excited about their own oral health!

Can you imagine having 20,000 teeth? What if you had to help your kiddo through that much teething? Imagine all the heavy lifting the poor tooth fairy would have to do! And how much you’d have to spend on toothpaste! Lucky for us, we humans only have 32 teeth. But there’s an animal out there […]