Best Summer Foods for Your Teeth

Best Summer Foods for Your Teeth

Summer can be a tough time for your sweet tooth with a tempting array of sweets and sugary drinks readily available at barbecues, get-togethers and store checkout counters. But it can also be a great time to discover the many ripe and delicious options available that...
What to Do If You Have an Abscess

What to Do If You Have an Abscess

A tooth abscess can happen when a tooth has decayed, chipped or broken. This can allow bacteria to enter the inner part of the tooth which can lead to infection. The infection may cause a buildup of fluid and swelling, resulting in an abscess. If left untreated, the...
How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

How to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Are you often craving cookies, pastries, soda or chocolate for the sweet flavor and quick energy boost? A craving for sugar has earned the nickname of a “sweet tooth,” but there’s nothing sweet about how sugar affects your teeth. So, how to satisfy a sweet tooth...
A New Year and a New You

A New Year and a New You

Another year has rolled around again, the calendars are changing, the days are getting longer and brighter, and you’re ready for a change as well. You’re probably itching to meet those New Year’s resolutions you’ve carefully thought out. So much is on the horizon,...
Why Wear a Mouthguard?

Why Wear a Mouthguard?

If you or your child plays contact sports you’re probably curious to know more about mouthguards and why you should wear a mouthguard. Mouthguards, also known as mouth protectors, are thin soft pieces of plastic that fit over the teeth to protect and cushion your...
Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Why Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?

Sensitive teeth can be frustrating and enigmatic. What could cause this phenomenon, and is there a way to avoid it? If you have sensitive teeth, addressing one of these causes may help you to manage your tooth sensitivity. Brushing Too Hard Brushing with harder...