The Risks of Oral Piercings

Before you decide to have your tongue pierced, it is important to realize that there are risks involved. While oral piercings may look cool or make a statement, they can lead to complications if you don’t take proper precautions. While not all oral piercings lead to complications, those that decide to get pierced should understand… Read more »

How Clean Is Your Toothbrush?

We always encourage brushing your teeth at least twice a day to maintain a healthy smile and prevent plaque buildup and cavities. But did you know that proper brushing hygiene begins before you even pick up your toothbrush? The manner in which you store and maintain your toothbrush can actually impact your oral hygiene as… Read more »

Spring Clean your Teeth

If you’re busy spring cleaning, why not add a spring dental cleaning to your to-clean list? We know how important a healthy smile is, and we’re happy to help you out with your spring cleaning (of your teeth, that is)!Visit us for a cleaning so we can remove any plaque and tartar buildup that brushing… Read more »

Eggs can Benefit your Teeth!

Before all of the Easter egg hunts this season, give your kids some more incentives to find those hidden eggs by explaining how beneficial they are for their health! As well as benefiting overall health, eggs also have multiple benefits for your teeth! Phosphorous is one of the most plentiful minerals in the body and… Read more »

Why Chewing Ice is Bad for your Teeth

Using your teeth as tools is tempting sometimes, but it causes damage that you can’t see right away. When you chew on ice, you are causing extreme temperature and pressure changes, thus creating micro-cracks in your tooth enamel. It can chip your teeth, as well as cause gum injury, too. If you have sensitive teeth,… Read more »

Is Chocolate Good for your Teeth?

With Valentine’s Day in February, you might have received a delicious box of chocolates from your sweetie. Or maybe you just like to indulge in the occasional chocolate, regardless of Valentine’s Day. Well, did you know that chocolate can actually be good for your teeth? It’s true; your dentist is recommending chocolate for your teeth!… Read more »

How does Cold Weather Affect our Teeth?

With this cold weather upon us, we are being gently reminded just how much the cold can affect us. Temperatures can have a lot of affect on your teeth, especially when it comes to the extremes. You’ve probably always heard that chewing ice is bad for your teeth, but do you know why? The truth… Read more »