dental health

A good oral care program is designed to prevent the growth of bacteria inside of the mouth. When bacteria are not cleaned from the mouth, a sticky film, known as plaque, develops. This sticky plaque attaches to teeth and the gum line and will begin...

It is very important to tell your dentist you have diabetes and ask him or her to show you how to keep your teeth and gums healthy. People with diabetes get gum disease more often than people who do not have diabetes. Gum infections can...

Are your teeth tender? Does drinking an ice cold beverage cause dental discomfort? Or do you find yourself wincing when you brush or floss? You could have what’s known as tooth sensitivity. From acidic foods to certain toothpastes, a number of culprits could be to...

When we think about dental health, brushing, flossing and going to the dentist often come to mind. While these items certainly play a role in maintaining a healthy smile, we are still leaving one factor out: food. The foods we consume significantly influence our oral...