Smoking and Teeth Stains

Smoking has been linked to many health risks such as oral and throat cancer, stroke, lung cancer, coronary heart disease, and many others. Speaking specifically about dental health, smoking can lead to problems such as tooth discoloration, buildup of tartar and plaque, bad breath, and increases your risk of getting periodontal disease. Of course the…

Frightening Tooth Injuries

This Halloween make sure any mask doesn’t obscure the wearer’s vision, and pin up long costumes when trick-or-treating late at night. While traumatic tooth injuries are more commonly a result of a freak accident or some sports related activity, they can also occur during a bad trip or fall. Here are some things you should…

Halloween Candy Alternatives

Only one more day until the most eerie, spine-chilling, and sugar-inducing day arrives, could it be more hair-raising than a trip to the dentist? If you are looking for some tips for an alternative Halloween, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some ideas for a fun Halloween that won’t end in the dental…

How Calcium Helps Your Teeth

You probably know that calcium is good for your bones, but did you know it’s also good for your teeth? Since your body can’t create calcium, it’s vital that you include it in your diet, whether through taking vitamin supplements or eating foods that contain it. Here are some of the important things calcium does…

Tips For A Healthy Halloween

It would be hard to ask your kids, or even yourself, to completely refrain from eating candy this Halloween. The unhealthy sweets have become a necessary part of the scary holiday. Put a lid on your candy supply. You might not think that adding one thin, easily removable barrier between you and the candy could…

Going “Green”: Toothpaste Edition

More and more people who are becoming increasingly conscious of the ingredients in the foods they eat and what they drink, have now extended this consciousness to toothpaste as well. There is also a rising trend in buying organic products across all product categories. The fluoride debate continues, people still argue whether or not fluoride…