Oral Health

Home remedies for a toothache

8 Things You Can Do Right Now for a Toothache

Tips & Tricks to Relieve Emergency Tooth Pain The pain of a dental emergency is never pleasant. What can you do at home to manage your discomfort before you go in to see the dentist? Here are 8 tips and tricks to help temporarily relieve the pain of a toothache.  1. Do a visual check. …
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Don't let gum disease take your teeth

Don’t Lose Your Teeth; Take Care of Your Gums

Prevent Gum Disease Related Tooth Loss Do you know what the leading cause of tooth loss is in adults? Many people guess tooth decay, but the correct answer is actually gum disease. More specifically, periodontitis—the most advanced form of this disease—is the most common reason for adult tooth loss. Over half of adults have some…
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Stop bleeding gums

Bleeding Gums: 5 Possible Causes and What To Do About It

How to Stop Your Bleeding Gums Have you noticed blood on your floss or pink when you spit after brushing? Bleeding gums is a frequently seen oral health issue that many adults experience. In fact, bleeding during or after flossing can be such a common problem that you might even think it’s a normal reaction.…
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Sleep apnea treatment will also help your oral health

Your Sleep Apnea Treatment Can Be the Key to Excellent Oral Health

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea Treatment and Your Oral Health Did you know that the average person spends about one-third of their life sleeping? That sounds like a lot, but sleep is essential for our health—we need it just as much as we need food and water. This is why sleep apnea can have such…
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Healthy eating for the holidays

Christmas Survival Guide to Teeth-Friendly Eating During the Festivities

Eating to Maintain a Healthy Smile During the Holidays The Christmas season is here and that means eating decadent holiday spreads of delicious food and tasty drinks are on their way. The holidays only come once a year, and for many families, the meals and dishes we enjoy most during Christmas are also an annual…
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Enjoy Christmas without hurting your teeth

8 Tips for Enjoying Teeth-Friendly Christmas Celebrations

Can you really enjoy every aspect of Christmas without harming your oral health? For many of us, Christmas is the season cuddling up indoors with the people we love, staying snug and warm inside with hot cocoa on quiet nights… or going to parties bursting with family and friends on not-so-quiet ones. It’s the season…
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Good overall health is connected to good oral health

How to Protect Your Oral Health and Overall Health This Holiday With a Solid Oral Care Routine

3 Tips to Protect Your Oral Health During the 2021 Holiday Season With the holidays right around the corner, family calendars are starting to book up with tons of activities. From holiday parties at school and the office to church events and family gatherings, there is a lot to tackle between now and the end…
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Dental health checkup

A Dental Health Checkup: Everything You Should Mention to Your Dentist

Your dentist cares about all aspects of your health, not just your smile. Doctors and dentists both serve important roles in helping us protect our health, but the divide between the two fields of physical and dental health isn’t as black and white as it may seem. Your dental health history isn’t normally brought up…
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Your at-home dental care routine is so important

8 Do’s and Don’ts of At-Home Dental Care

Make the most of your at-home dental care habits with these top tips. You already know the basics of keeping your smile healthy—brush and floss every day, stay away from sugar, and see your dentist for regular check-ups. With just a few more small changes to your at-home dental care routine, you can take your…
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