Good oral health is just as important for children as it is for adults. If kids neglect their dental care, they can end up with painful toothaches, disrupted tooth development, and dental problems in their adulthood. Read our blog post for ways to encourage your child to play an active role in their dental care.
Posts in the preventive care category:
Healthy Dental Habits to Bring into the New Year!
Looking to improve your dental health? Kick-start the New Year with healthy habits for a brighter, cleaner smile. Check out our blog post for three practical actions you can do starting today!
Are Fluoride Treatments Worth It?
Apart from your dental cleaning and examination, your dentist might suggest a fluoride treatment during your twice-yearly routine dental appointment. But why are fluoride treatments important? Check out our blog post to learn about the benefits of fluoride treatments.
The Advantages of Using a Water Flosser
Flossing is an essential step to maintaining good oral health. But wrestling with regular dental floss isn’t the only way you can keep your teeth and gums clean! Water flossing is a popular way to floss your teeth without any clean up or waste. Read our blog post where we cover some of the advantages of using a water flosser so you can weigh out your options.
Are There Any Differences Between Mouthwashes?
While brushing and flossing are always in the limelight, other preventive dental measures and products like water flossing, tongue scraping, and mouthwash are also important. Check out our blog post for a look at the different types of mouthwash including their pros and cons.
How Often Do I Get X-Rays of My Teeth?
Dentists can identify many problems by looking in your mouth, but X-rays show what the naked eye doesn’t see. This technology helps us find issues like cavities before they cause symptoms. Read our blog post for a look at how often you need X-rays of your teeth.
Signs & Symptoms of Gum Disease
Healthy gums are essential to your oral health. Gums keep your teeth in place, support the bone, and protect your body from harmful bacteria. Check out our blog post for a look at the signs and symptoms of gum disease.
5 Ways Oral Health Affects Overall Health
You know that unhealthy teeth cause problems, but did you know how much they can affect the rest of your body? There are specific issues that can pop up when your mouth isn’t healthy. Check out our blog post for five ways oral health affects your overall health.
Can Gum Disease Increase the Risk for Alzheimer’s?
Did you know that your oral health not only impacts your teeth, tongue, and gums but can affect your overall health? Medical researchers have found links between your oral health and acne, heart disease, and other conditions. Check out our blog post where we discuss a recent study that suggests that gum disease may increase your risk for Alzheimer’s.
Are There Dental Health Benefits to Drinking Tea?
By now, you know which foods support dental health. But what about our favorite beverages? If you’re a tea drinker, it may please you to learn that tea might actually be good for oral health. But not every tea is created equal. Read our blog post to learn which tea is good for oral health.