Dental Floss and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Even though the secrets of flossing may seem like a heavily guarded secret, the truth is that proper flossing techniques are well known and distributed within the dental community and can be told to you by nearly all dental professionals in the same manner. When flossing, start with a brand or product that is shred resistant and won’t tear during... read more »

Common Questions About Temporomandibular Joints

A temporomandibular joint is a complex mechanism in your body that uses sockets, ball joints, connective tissues, and muscles all in tandem to accomplish vital tasks for your oral health. Listed below are common questions about temporomandibular joints: What is a temporomandibular joint? a.) Joints located in your jaw that help play a role in speaking and eating b.) A... read more »

What You Should Know About Flossing

You probably understand how brushing your teeth can benefit the health of your entire mouth, but do you know why flossing is important? In reality, there are a number of benefits to flossing, and a few things you may need to do to get the most benefits from your flossing. As you know, brushing can clean plaque from your teeth.... read more »

Take Care of Your Smile After a Tooth Extraction

Your smile is one of your greatest assets, so it is important you continually care for it, especially in great times of need before and after procedures such as a tooth extraction. Taking care of your smile after a tooth extraction includes planning in advance what methods and treatment plan you should follow. With the help of your dentist, you... read more »

A New Year Means a Chance for Better Oral Hygiene

The dawn of a new year has come once more. With the promise of a fresh start, a new year also means a chance for better oral hygiene. Your teeth and gums continue to be ravaged by constant dangers such as tooth decay and gum disease, so, in turn, we must continue to protect them on a daily basis. To... read more »

Tooth Extraction Recovery Tips

Recovery from a tooth extraction does not need to be an unnecessarily long and arduous process. With the proper care and techniques, you will be fully healed in minimal time. The first and most important step you can take is to follow our dentist’s advice and prepare yourself before and after the surgery. If pre-surgery preparation is not possible, make sure... read more »

How Stress Is Bad For Your Oral Health

Every day you encounter situations that make you feel stressed or anxious. However, excess stress can be very harmful to your health, including your oral health. From teeth to gums to other oral tissues, stress can impact the health of your mouth in many ways. Oral Health Problems Caused By Stress Stress is actually a trigger for several oral health... read more »