Category: Oral Health

Defining “Bio-” Terms That You Will Hear

As you will notice over the course of your experience with our dental practice, there are a lot of important terms that begin with “bio-.” Why so, you wonder? Well, when it comes to dental care, one of our goals is to provide you with treatments that allow your smile to look natural and lifelike,… Read more »

Energy Drinks: A Quiz

How much do you know about the effects of the energy drinks you throw back to get an instant hit of energy? Have you always assumed they’re fairly safe and healthy for you when compared with other beverages? Does the flavor, lack of carbonation, or some natural ingredients give you the idea that they’re in… Read more »

3 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself

It’s very easy to get into the habit of making some minor assumptions and then convincing ourselves that they are the truth. Unfortunately, when you end up inadvertently lying to yourself, the result can be not so great for your oral health. The good news is that you’re probably on track most of the time,… Read more »

2 Things You’re Doing That Damage Your Teeth

You might be doing a lot of wonderful things for your oral health. You might be brushing as we instruct you to do, you may be flossing, and you might even be thoughtful throughout the day regarding little details to promote healthy teeth and gums. However, that doesn’t mean you’re not accidentally participating in some… Read more »

Tips For Smile Care At Work

Caring for your smile at home is easy. You can walk to the bathroom whenever you feel like it in a leisurely manner, take your time, and if you’re lucky, nobody is looking at you while you brush and floss your smile. However, dental care at work is an entirely different thing. Unless you’re fortunate… Read more »

Fun Facts About: Spinach And Your Smile!

Have you ever looked at your friend while you’re eating spinach salads and asked with a worried look on your face, “Is this making your teeth feel really weird, too?” Have you ever wondered if spinach is a superfood not only for your body but for your oral health, as well? If you have been… Read more »

Biting Your Nails: A Quiz

Do you bite your nails? Is it something that you do on an inconsistent basis? Most of the time, patients either bite as a chronic habit or they don’t do so at all. If you fall under the “chronic” category, it’s high time you learn more about how this habit can negatively affect your oral… Read more »

Quiz: Are You Buying Your Best Floss?

There are a lot of areas of your life that require your attention. As a result, when it comes to putting forth a ton of effort when you’re purchasing your dental floss, you may be falling a bit behind. Who knew you could make decisions that could affect the effectiveness of your dental hygiene products?… Read more »

Quiz: Does Stress Affect My Smile?

You have probably heard quite frequently that stress can lead to a long list of potential problems with your health. It doesn’t just cause a headache here and there but can truly impact your body. As a matter of fact, stress can negatively affect your smile health, too. To learn more about how this may… Read more »

Can’t Stomach Lactose? Try Our Calcium Q&A.

If you’re someone whose body simply cannot digest lactose, you may find yourself feeling a bit worried about how you will ever get enough calcium in your diet. True, you can take supplements, but it’s best to give your teeth and bones the vitamins and minerals they need through the foods and beverages you consume… Read more »