Relevant Guidelines Concerning Teeth Whitening Systems

One of the most requested treatments in dentistry is the desire for whiter teeth. Typically, people want to have as white teeth as possible, with zero signs of any stains or discolorations. However, oral health care treatments such as brushing and flossing are designed to keep your mouth safe, and not so much to improve the color of them. Fortunately,... read more »

Snacks and Food to Improve Your Mood

One of the best and most assured ways to improve your oral health is to monitor and moderate the foods and drinks you eat. Some processed snacks and sweets can contain ingredients harmful not only to our oral health but our entire physical well-being. Despite all the products that exist to tear our teeth and gums down, there are some... read more »

How to Check If You Have Bruxism

If you suffer from bruxism, you may not even know it. Bruxism is a disorder, typically seen during times of sleep, in which a person unconsciously and potentially unrelentingly grinds and clenches their teeth. Over extended periods of time, teeth can become worn and tooth enamel can be severely damaged. Because the disorder is hard to self-diagnose as it occurs... read more »

Making Sure Your Saliva Glands Work Properly

A beautiful, healthy smile depends on a healthy oral environment which protects your teeth and gums and keeps your mouth functioning smoothly. Along with daily brushing and flossing and having professional dental cleanings, saliva creates a protective environment for your teeth and oral tissues. Saliva travels through tubes known as salivary ducts made in the salivary glands, secreting a protective... read more »

Dental Sealants as Cavity Barriers

Dental sealants are just one of the many benefits of today’s dentistry. Sealants have been around since the 1970’s and proven effective as cavity prevention barriers. Dental sealants coat the chewing surfaces of teeth—the molars and premolars—which sit in the back of the mouth making them ripe targets for cavities. Because of their location molars are hard to reach with... read more »

The Parts of the Tooth and Tooth Sensitivity

Do your teeth hurt when you eat hot or cold foods? If you have tooth sensitivity you likely have exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer below the tooth enamel filled with microscopic tubules containing nerve endings. While the tooth enamel protects the dentin in the crown, cementum protects the dentin that reaches beneath the crown to the roots of the... read more »