Oral Hygiene Over 60

Today’s older adults are keeping their teeth longer than ever. We used to believe that tooth loss was just a part of old age, and that preventing it was out of our power. We now understand that maintaining oral hygiene throughout life and a diet filled with healthy foods and nutrients can prevent many of…

Dangers of Poor Oral Hygiene

Many people think that if they don’t brush their teeth or take poor care of their gums, that only their mouth will be affected. Some may even think, It’s okay. Cosmetic dentists can give me a new smile. While that is true about great cosmetic dentistry, poor oral health affects much more than a person’s…

National Children’s Dental Health Month

January is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This month is, at least partially, dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of maintaining dental health through pregnancy, attending to the dental health of young children and instilling within them a respect for the importance of dental health. The Center For Medicare and Medicaid Services is offering…

Fighting The Fresh Breath Fight

Whether you know a few close talkers or unfortunately are one yourself, you want to feel comfortable when things get close. You don’t want to be caught in a situation that requires close interaction (your best friend is finally telling you that secret you’ve been dying to hear!) and realize that halitosis has made itself…