Dental Health

General dentistry involves the care and prevention of oral health conditions, diseases and disorders

The Ultimate Guide to Toothpastes

The Ultimate Guide to Toothpastes On average, we are bombarded with over 300 marketing messages from brands each day. All of these brands are vying for our attention, approval, and at the heart of it, our wallets. There’s an entire aisle of the pharmacy and grocery store dedicated to toothpaste. With so many kinds, so many brands and so many flavors, most people are overwhelmed with choices. Here is some quick tidbits on Toothpaste Always Look for ADA approval. The American Dental ...more

5 Key Characteristics of Dentists Kids Like

Share Traits of Dentists Kids Like Finding dentists kids like can be tricky. Many adults even struggle with dentist visits, so it is no wonder that kids can feel great amounts of anxiety and fear when it comes time for a checkup. What is also true is that many of the traits that make a dentist kid friendly can also be useful for adult patients! When searching for dentists kids like keep in mind that many family focused practices will have the experience and touch you are looking for. Dentists ...more

Symptoms and Treatments of TMJ Disorders

If you have any pain or discomfort in your mouth or jaw, your dentist can help. One source of pain or discomfort can be caused by TMJ disorder. This is a common problem that affects many people of various ages, but usually is most common among women and men between the ages of 20 and 40. Dentists help their patients with a variety of issues related to the teeth, gums, mouth, and jaw. Dental problems can be caused or affected by: poor hygiene poor diet genetics environmental factors age What is ...more

Healthy Food for Teeth: Treating Your Mouth Right This Holiday Season

With the holiday season approaching, we are all looking forward to seeing family, going to parties, and eating delicious holiday food. Some people may be concerned about eating too much and gaining weight. However, you should also be cautious about your holiday diet because whatever you eat affects your teeth. After running from party to party, you may also neglect proper dental hygiene during this busy and stressful time. If you’re eating a lot of sugar, but not taking them time to brush and ...more

3 Ways to Answer the Question: "Do I Have a Cavity?"

How to Answer the Question, “Do I Have a Cavity?” Patients who are wondering whether or not they have cavities are often concerned because of some sort of pain or sensitivity they have been experiencing with their teeth.While this may be a warning sign of the existence of a cavity, it does not always mean that a cavity has definitely formed. Besides just experiencing general pain or sensitivity, here are three ways to determine the answer to the question, “do I have a cavity?” 1: The ...more