The Facts on Flossing: Why It’s So Important

We can’t stress enough how critical flossing is to your dental hygiene routine. We know how tempting it is to floss only before your biannual dental checkup, but you may be causing major damage to your oral health in the process. Need more convincing? Consider these five important facts on how flossing can benefit you. … Continued

The Truth about Cavities: 5 Facts Everyone Should Know

With the holiday season in full swing, sugary treats are in abundance—which means your teeth just might be at risk for tooth decay. Before you begin to indulge in your favorite sweets, here are a few things you should know about cavities and how to prevent them. 1. Sugar really does “rot your teeth,” but … Continued

What Halloween Candy is the Worst for Teeth?

For parents, they know that Halloween is one of the biggest hazards to a children’s teeth, mostly from their own childhood Halloween candy binging. However, not all candy created equal in terms of the damage it can do to young teeth. In fact, while most candy is not great for teeth, there are some types … Continued

Chocolate: Is It Bad For Your Teeth?

Chocolate, and cocoa in particular, has made health headlines for years as experts debate whether it is good or bad for you, and especially your heart. However, cocoa's potential effects on oral health have received less attention. There is no question that the negative effects of chocolate's sugar content on oral health have overshadowed any … Continued

Top Trends in Dentistry Benefiting Patients and Dentists

Are you someone who shudders at the thought of seeing a dentist? If so, take heart. Thanks to several important changes in dentistry, visiting a dentist is not as scary as it was years ago. Just as the healthcare industry continues to change, so does the dental market. Because of major advancements in dentistry, the … Continued