1. Worst Drinks For Teeth - Coffee

    7 Worst Drinks For Your Teeth

    Most people take care to make sure what they drink isn’t too harmful for their bodies, but many times they overlook the effect their choice of drink has on their oral health. Our dentists have come up with the list below to showcase the 7 worst drinks for your teeth and overall oral health. 1. Soda Soda is one of the most popular types of beverages in America but it can do a lot of damage to you…Read More

  2. How To Stop Bleeding Gums

    How To Stop Bleeding Gums

    Bleeding gums are common problem. Brushing too hard, using too hard of a toothbrush, gum injury, and pregnancy are all non-disease factors that can cause bleeding gums. However, for most people bleeding gums are a sign of gingivitis or periodontal disease (gum disease). Bleeding gums are usually the first sign of early gingivitis. If not taken care of gingivitis will continue to get worse and even…Read More

  3. Tips For Brushing Your Teeth

    10 Tips For Brushing Your Teeth

    Brushing your teeth is a simple chore that most of us don’t put much thought into. I mean how hard can it be right? Well, to do it properly it’s actually more difficult than most people think. In fact, most people are brushing incorrectly and using the wrong type of toothbrush. Our dentists have compiled tips below to help you improve your brushing and toothbrush choices. Place your toothbrush…Read More

  4. Braces Pain

    10 Tips for Reducing Braces Pain

    Braces can be uncomfortable and cause pain when you first get them on but also after each tightening or adjustment. Thankfully braces pain typically will only last a few days and can be easily treated. If you’re suffering from braces pain, our orthodontists suggest the following 10 tips to help soothe your discomfort. Tips For Reducing Braces Pain: Over the counter medication Medication like Ace…Read More

  5. periodontal disease

    Major Health Issues That Can Stem From Bad Oral Hygiene

    Did you know that practicing a healthy oral hygiene routine can go a long way in preventing the spread of harmful bacteria that can lead to common infections, including staph and strep throat? In fact, bacteria in your mouth can affect your entire body. Major Health Issues That Can Stem From Bad Oral Hygiene Although the link between oral health and general wellness is well established in scientif…Read More

  6. Chipped or Cracked Tooth

    Chipped or Cracked Tooth Causes and Repairs

    While a chipped or cracked tooth may not always cause significant pain or discomfort, it does require evaluation by your dentist. Depending on the cause and severity of the chip or crack, he or she can repair the damage and restore the appearance, health, and function of the tooth. In the event that you encounter this type of dental issue, here’s what you should know about the causes and treatme…Read More

  7. Teeth Whitening Toothpastes

    5 Whitening Toothpastes Your Dentist Will Actually Approve Of

    Teeth Whitening Toothpastes One of the key components to a radiant smile is sparkly, white teeth. However, over time, tooth enamel can become discolored and stained, leading to a yellowing and dulling of teeth. Fortunately, there are a number of professional whitening treatments as well as whitening toothpastes that can help men and women makeover their smile. Keep reading to learn the causes of t…Read More

  8. dental flossing

    Do I Really Need to Floss?

    Practicing a good oral hygiene routine requires you to adopt habits that, when performed regularly in addition to other healthy oral care behaviors, can target plaque and bacteria in vulnerable areas of the mouth. Plaque can eventually lead to tartar, cavities, and more serious dental complications including decay. The use of dental floss is a core part of a healthy dental routine and a powerful …Read More

  9. How to Treat Plaque

    How to Treat Plaque

    What Steps Can I Take to Remove Dental Plaque? We used to believe that tooth loss was a side effect of aging, but not any longer! As science and healthcare have advanced, today's dentists now know that following the proper oral hygiene routine can help ensure that you keep your teeth for a lifetime. Following the steps outlined here as well as seeing your Gentle Care Dentists professional regular…Read More