Category: Preventative Dentistry

Why Good Hygiene Matters to Your Long-Term Oral Health

A consistent schedule of dental checkups and cleanings is the most commonly recognized form of preventive dental care. By professionally cleaning and checking your teeth and oral tissues at least twice a year, your dentist can help you ensure that your smile remains consistently healthy and free of issues like tooth decay, gum disease, and… Read more »

Effective Ways to Avoid Losing Teeth

One of the most important, but commonly misunderstood, things about tooth loss is the fact that, in many cases, it can be successfully prevented. Because it occurs frequently and can affect nearly anyone at some point in their lives, many people believe it to be a natural and unavoidable part of the aging process. However,… Read more »

Is Your Teeth-Grinding Becoming a Problem?

It’s easy to ignore something like grinding your teeth if it doesn’t cause you any discomfort, or leave any noticeable impacts. That’s usually the case when it comes to most people’s teeth-grinding habit. When healthy, your teeth are strong enough to withstand occasionally grinding together without becoming worn down or damaged. However, for some people,… Read more »

A Guide to Preventing Tooth Decay

Knowing that good dental hygiene is the key to preventing tooth decay can make it seem easy. However, tooth decay is so common that a majority of adults have experienced in it at least one of their teeth at some point in their lives, and many different factors contribute to why. Today, we outline a… Read more »

Why Isn’t Dental Hygiene More Successful?

When you practice it consistently and follow every principle of good dental hygiene, you can largely prevent most of the concerns that can affect your oral health. Most people recognize this as the important reason to stick to a good hygiene routine every day. However, it can also make people question why dental hygiene isn’t… Read more »

Why Your Toothpaste Should Have Fluoride In It

There are several different factors that can contribute to the development of things like cavities (which result from tooth decay). However, all of those factors culminate in the erosion of the healthy enamel around your teeth, which makes it possible for harmful oral bacteria to reach and infect the main part of your tooth structure…. Read more »