Detecting and Treating a Cracked Tooth

Some dental issues such as a knocked out tooth or a broken crown are pretty hard to miss. And while you may think that a cracked tooth would also be difficult to overlook, the truth is that many people have trouble spotting this dental problem. To gi...


4 Effective Teething Remedies for Babies

While it’s exciting to see your child’s first teeth come in, the process can be painful for your baby and, consequently, frustrating for you. Fortunately, there are several tried-and-true teething remedies for babies that can help ease yo...


Dental Caries (Cavities)

What Is It? Dental caries is the scientific term for tooth decay or cavities. It is caused by specific types of bacteria. They produce acid that destroys the tooth’s enamel and the layer under it, the dentin. Many different types of bacteria no...


Daily Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. In order to keep your mouth clean, you must practice good oral hygiene every day. What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky ...


Tooth Enamel: What you Need to Know!

Enamel Erosion Tooth enamel erosion can be the source of discomfort and pain! Erosion typically occurs when acid, from foods we eat or drink, wears away the tooth enamel (hard outer layer of the tooth that gives it its structure). Our saliva contains...


Protecting Your Baby’s Teeth From Cavities

Protecting Your Babies teeth From Cavities Cavities are caused by germs passed from adult to child. Babies are born without the bacteria that cause caries, the disease that leads to cavities! They get the caries bacteria from saliva that is passed fr...


How to Care for Your Baby’s Teeth

Caring for Your Baby’s Teeth Healthy teeth are important to your baby’s overall health. They help your baby eat and form sounds and words. They also affect the way your baby’s jaw grows. Strong oral care also helps set good dental habits as...



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