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Category Archives: Dental Health

The Truth Behind Baby Teeth

If you’re a parent, you’ve been through it before. When your child starts teething around six months of age, you know that it means sleepless nights, louder cries and lots of drool. But why exactly do we go through two sets of teeth in our lifetime? Our other bones grow as we do—why don’t our teeth, […]

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What’s That Pendulum in My Mouth?

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and said “aaagh” to get a look at your throat? If you have, you would see a bell-like figure that hangs down at the back of your mouth. If you haven’t seen it, take a look, because it’s a fascinating structure! That elongated, hanging structure is […]

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Technologically Advanced Tooth Brushing

Have you noticed the wealth of options available in the toothbrush market? It’s not just about different colors or functions of the toothbrush head anymore! Instead, we’ve begun to see a tremendous amount of research comparing manual and electric toothbrushes. The Electric Vs. Manual Debate Investing in a quality electric toothbrush is shown to remove […]

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Different Teeth, Different Purposes

Our teeth are essential to chew food and allow our body to get the nutrients it needs to survive. When you think about it, it may seem strange that all your teeth aren’t the same shape, size or even color. Instead, each tooth has a unique contour and design to serve a specific type of […]

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The Practical Palate

When was the last time you gave much thought to the roof of your mouth? Probably when you painfully burn yourself with hot tea or coffee or felt a sharp object poke at it as you were chewing. The roof of your mouth is also known as your palate. You might have heard this term […]

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Why Aren’t We Born with Perfect Smiles?

How are your teeth growing in? Unfortunately, many of us face teeth that are crooked, overlap or are missing, often caused by factors outside of our control. One major factor in the alignment of your smile is the presence of a condition such as an overbite or underbite. In both cases, the upper and lower […]

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Are Your Teeth Feeling Fresh?

Have you ever felt that fuzzy coating on your teeth after eating, drinking or forgetting to brush? As you run your tongue over your teeth, you just know they aren’t clean, fresh and bright. So, what is the coating you’re feeling? It’s plaque! Plaque is a thin coating made up of bacteria and food particles […]

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What Are Implant Overdentures?

Implant overdentures are a full mouth prosthesis that doesn’t fit like regular dentures. Instead of using suction to keep them in place, an overdenture clasps onto dental implants placed into the jaw. Add Stability to Your Smile Dental implants have become an extremely successful method for tooth replacement. The titanium artificial roots are placed into […]

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An Ancient Way to Detox Your Mouth

Over the past few years, oil pulling has gained popularity among health-conscious individuals who seek out natural ways to manage or treat their health conditions. It is a method that was used by ancient civilizations over 2,000 years ago as a way to improve the health of the teeth and gums. How Does It Work? […]

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Could This Popular Drink Be Damaging Your Teeth?

When you hit the gym or load up a cooler for your child’s football game, what type of drink do you go for first? Chances are, like most athletes, you use sports drinks to stay hydrated. Surprisingly, these drinks may be doing more harm than good when it comes to your dental health. More Damaging […]

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