A Helpful Reminder About Flossing

Flossing seems like a simple job, but there are few things about it that can be useful to remember. These tips can help keep your teeth more plaque-free, which can help you maintain good oral hygiene and health. - Though it sounds like a lot, about 18 inches of floss may be needed. - A good way to hold the... read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Sleep Apnea Care

Have you ever visited your dentist for a sleep apnea examination? Sleep apnea is a common oral health condition that arises due to irregular breathing patterns while you sleep. Numerous factors can lead to sleep apnea, including how you sleep at night, genetic factors, family history, and gender. Obstructive sleep apnea is a form of sleep apnea that typically arises... read more »

TMJ Disorders and Their Effect on Your Dental Health

Your temporomandibular joints are ball and socket joints in your jaw that exist to move your jaw in a myriad of directions. More commonly, temporomandibular joints are known as TMJs. If your jaw is damaged or worn, TMJ disorders can arise. A TMJ disorder could be the result of an underlying disorder or illness within your mouth or body. If... read more »

Oral Health Care Facts: Tooth Extractions

Not all tooth extractions require lengthy recovery times. In fact, with cutting-edge technology and proper care after the procedure, you can shorten that time. However, there are some things you can do to speed the healing process. - Stick to your dentist’s instructions regarding medications for pain and swelling. - Ask your dentist if you have any questions or concerns... read more »

Smile Big and Eat Healthy Too!

For a happy smile and a healthy heart, eat nutritious meals that are good for your mind, body, and soul. Some foods are so healthy they can even keep your teeth strong so that they can properly function for the rest of their days. Conversely, avoid sugary snacks and drinks that can be converted in our mouths to harmful acids... read more »