how often should you change your toothbrush and why

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush and Why?

It’s probably time to change your toothbrush! Swap it out while the bristles are still straight and strong. When they become worn, they lose their effectiveness. They might also harbor bacteria connected with gum disease and gingivitis. The American Dental Association suggests a new toothbrush after you have used yours for three to four months—or sooner, should the bristles start […]

what are Invisalign trays and are they for me

What are Invisalign trays and are they for me?

Many people, particularly teenagers, view receiving braces as a rite of passage. While few people are born with perfectly straight teeth and even fewer people have their adult teeth come in perfectly straight, this doesn’t mean that patients are stuck with receiving braces. While many people view braces as a social nightmare that makes the […]

understanding the range of available dental services

Understanding the Range of Available Dental Services

Maintaining the health of your teeth and gums is an important part of general health, and your dentist offers a range of services designed to keep your mouth in the best possible shape. Understanding the types of care that your dentist can provide and what issues he or she can treat and help prevent is […]

how to take care of your kids oral hygiene

How to Take Care of Your Kids Oral Hygiene

Do you need some tips on how to take care of your child’s oral hygiene? When you teach your child how to care for their teeth and prevent cavities, you are making an investment in their teeth and health and will in turn protect your wallet. Here are a few tips and tricks to make […]

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How to Select Your Dentist

There are a few essential tips that you’ll want to remember when selecting who your dentist will be. You don’t want to wait until an emergency situation arises to see your dentist for the first time. It is important to establish care as soon as possible. Perhaps you’ve had the same dentist for years, but […]

dental implants everything you need to know

Dental Implants: Everything You Need To Know

For a long time when teeth were decaying the only option was to fill them in with bridges or dentures. Now, you have the option of dental implants. What are dental implants you ask? Simply put, they are new roots for your teeth. There are many benefits to dental implants, and we’re here to let […]

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What Exactly Is Periodontal (Gum) Disease?

Many people have heard of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, however they do not know the exact cause or how to treat it. Most adults in the United States will have some form of periodontal disease in their lifetime. Keep reading to find out exactly what periodontal disease is and how you can […]

Don't Suffer From Dry Mouth: 5 Xerostomia Remedies

Don’t Suffer From Dry Mouth: 5 Xerostomia Remedies

Are you suffering from an uncomfortably dry mouth? If so, you’re likely dealing with the irritating effects of xerostomia. Xerostomia occurs when your mouth lacks enough saliva to keep itself thoroughly wet and moisturized. We’ll look at some of the common causes of xerostomia as well as some of the best ways to combat the […]

Eating Ice Cream Damage Teeth

What Are the Effects of Sugar on Teeth?

Summer is here, and so is the ice cream! What better way to spend a Flint summer than hanging out by the pool with some popsicles, a double scoop, or maybe a refreshing, cold soda? Unfortunately, your teeth don’t feel the same way about the summertime. This is because, for your mouth, summer is a […]

Flossing Teeth

Five Reasons Why You Should Floss Every Day

Our mouths are something we use every day, so taking care of it should always be a top priority. Taking care of your mouth means you should routinely brush, floss, use mouthwash, and even visually check the appearance of your mouth for anything out of the ordinary. Believe it or not, one can tell a […]

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