Enjoy Coffee Without Damaging Your Teeth

If you are a coffee lover, the idea of giving up your morning brew will not happen for the sake of your teeth. Don’t fret. You can still enjoy your morning cup of joe without sacrificing your smile. Coffee has many health benefits, but the reality is that it does cause damage and staining to […]

Back-to-School Dental Checkup for Sports Mouthguards

It’s hard to believe that the summer is already ending as we prepare our children to return to school. While school supplies and clothes may be on your to-do list, don’t forget about their regular dental checkup. If your child plans to play sports during the school year, a dental checkup may be necessary to […]

Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth?

For many of us, popping a piece of gum is a daily occurrence or even multiple times a day, but is it good for your smile? The answer is it can be. Before concluding that chewing gum is good for your teeth, there are some factors to consider. Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth? […]

Energy Drinks and the Effects on Your Teeth

Are you struggling to stay awake throughout the day and find yourself reaching for an energy drink? You are not alone. With the rise in popularity of these caffeine-packed drinks, almost 16% of the population has an energy drink weekly. We know these drinks contain high amounts of caffeine, which can give you that much-needed […]

Nail Biting and the Effects on Your Smile

Nail biting is a common habit that can be quite difficult to stop. This habit can have some potentially severe consequences, such as; affecting the digestion system if you swallow the nails, risk of infection and pain if you are biting the nails too short, and increasing the risk of ingesting harmful viruses and bacteria. […]

If I am Pregnant – Should I Still go to the Dentist?

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but you may feel quite overwhelmed with the dos and don’ts as this list can get quite long. However, when it comes to pregnancy and going in for routine cleanings, the answer is yes, you should still go to the dentist while pregnant. Pregnancy and Going to the Dentist Going […]

Teeth Grinding Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is an involuntary habitual grinding or clenching of the teeth, typically during sleep. It is a common problem affecting approximately 30-40 million people. While common, teeth grinding can be a serious problem leading to numerous dental problems. Issues associated with teeth grinding include: Damage to the teeth Headaches Jaw […]

Fluoride Explained

When it comes to a healthy smile fluoride is an important mineral that can help strengthen and protect the enamel of your teeth. Normally, fluoride is talked more about in regards to children’s dental health. This is because it can play an important role in the development of strong cavity-free teeth. Below you will find […]

Happy Oral Health Month – Common Questions Answered

Happy Oral Health Month! We want to celebrate by talking about oral health – answering some common questions we hear frequently. Question 1 – Is Flossing Really That Important? Yes! Flossing really is that important as your toothbrush can only reach so many areas. Flossing ensures that you are cleaning in between the teeth and […]