Give Your Teeth Extra Love This Valentine’s Day!

Give your teeth some extra love this valentines day

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is full of love, fancy dates, and lots and lots of chocolate! All of these festivities are good for the soul but although we love them they may not be the best for us and our dental hygiene. This Valentine’s Day, this is how to show your teeth some extra love!…

Happy New Year!

As a society, we place emphasis on good oral hygiene and it seems that this focus is reflected in the sheer amount of toothpaste, floss, and toothbrushes we use each year. Here are the statistics: Dental Floss: Over 3 million miles of dental floss is purchased annually in North America which is fifty two million…

12 Days of Dental Hygiene

1 Box of Floss:Boxed floss is the traditional method and can reach into every crevice, ensuring that the entire mouth is kept clean. 2 Daily Brushings:It is important to brush your teeth in the morning and at night with fluoride toothpaste to remove food and plaque build-up. 3 Minutes of Brushing: Make sure you spend…

What can we learn from National Dental Hygiene Month?

Keeping your mouth clean is worth celebrating! Since 2009, National Dental Hygiene Month has recognized good oral health and hygiene. It is easy for the month to fly by and to forget about the important aspects of why there is a whole month dedicated to commemorate dental hygiene. As we keep on going throughout our…

What can I do to improve my dental hygiene quickly?

It is never too late to take care of your oral hygiene! If you have found yourself wondering what you can do to restore your teeth to a healthy state, there are many options. But most importantly when it comes to the upkeep of your teeth, consistency matters! Let’s chat about some of the quickest…

The Stages of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay occurs on the hard, outer layer of the tooth. There are five stages of tooth decay and the levels vary depending on severity. Stage One: White Chalky Spots When initial demineralization occurs you might see white spots appearing on your teeth This visual that occurs is showing the areas of mineral loss and…

Ways to Avoid Coffee Stains On Your Teeth

Coffee is a key component to most adults’ mornings, but is also one of the leading causes of stains on their teeth. While it might not change the appearance of your teeth overnight, overtime coffee can leave a yellow tint to your smile. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding coffee stains on your teeth:…

How to Maintain Healthy Gums

You may not realize just how important it is to take care of your gums. Your gums are linked to your oral health which affects your overall health and well being. Gum disease is an infection that can result in gum damage. Here are a few tips to help keep your gums healthy and prevent…

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During The Holiday Season

How to still enjoy the holidays while keeping a healthy smile: T’is the season to be cavity-free! The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching! Everyone knows that during the holidays there is one thing everyone can agree on: FOOD. All kinds of food. Whether it’s the pumpkin pie you wait all year…

The Development of Wisdom Teeth

With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth. Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One of the changes that takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars or your “wisdom teeth.” They call them wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age.…