A wedding day is a big day, not only for the bride, but for the groom as well. As the center of all the attention, you’ll both want to have your best, brightest, pearly white smiles. Photographers will be capturing the memories while you celebrate and you’ll want them to appear as bright and beautiful…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has noted that school-age children without sealants have nearly three times more cavities than children with sealants. In molars, which are the back, chewing teeth, sealants can reduce the risk of decay by almost 80%. Dental sealants are thin, smooth protective coatings that are applied to teeth, covering…

In addition to pain and difficulty chewing food, dental problems can actually put those who suffer from them at serious risk for many other health conditions. In fact, the bacteria that cause swollen or bleeding gums, bad breath, and tooth pain, can also enter the bloodstream and travel throughout the body causing disease. These bacteria…

Breathing through the nose is the most effective way to absorb oxygen into the body. Nasal sinuses produce nitric oxide, which helps with oxygen absorption and raises blood oxygen levels. The nose also acts as a filter, preventing bacteria and particles from penetrating the lungs. However, when the body doesn’t get enough oxygen breathing through…

It is said that the best time to quit a bad habit is immediately, especially when those habits put your good dental health at risk. Fortunately, the best thing about these harmful dental habits is that the cures are readily attainable with just a little attention and determination. Hard brushing – Using a hard toothbrush…

The way you take care of your teeth can affect not only your oral health, but also have an impact on the people you interact with in your work setting. In today’s modern business world, it’s essential to be at your very best, and it is often personal hygiene that can make the biggest impression….

Gum recession is when the edge of the gum tissue pulls back or wears away, leaving a greater portion of the tooth root unprotected. Tooth roots are not covered by enamel so they appear darker, are more sensitive to heat and cold, and are more vulnerable to decay. When gum recession occurs, small gaps known…

Many people experience anxiety about dental visits. It is common to be concerned that a visit might be painful, or to be worried about what the dentist might find. Yet for some people, the thought of an appointment with the dentist can create enough fear that they avoid dental offices, creating conditions that put them…

An uneven bite is about a lot more than appearance. Although teeth may look misaligned, have an underbite or overbite, the problem is much deeper than cosmetic. When a bite is not in harmony, the result can be discomfort or pain, tooth decay, and even tooth loss. At times, there may be no discomfort, yet…

The self-confidence and self-esteem that results from a great smile and white teeth clearly demonstrates that when you look good, you feel good. In fact, studies reveal that those with whiter teeth are perceived in a more positive manner, and they suggest that a bright smile can lead to greater success both personally and professionally….

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