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How Your Dental Health Affects Your General Health

Many may incorrectly think that maintaining oral health is just important for keeping teeth looking white and breath smelling fresh, but actually there are several important links between dental health and the well-being of the rest of your body. Since your mouth is...

The Truth About Tooth Sensitivity

Does a cold glass of water cause you pain? What about a piping hot cup of coffee? Tooth sensitivity is surprisingly common, and is most noticeable when consuming very hot or very cold beverages and food. Even brushing or flossing your teeth can exacerbate the pain in...

Finding the Right Toothbrush: Where to Start

As likely the first topic you’d expect to find in a dental health blog, finding the right toothbrush probably doesn’t seem like it deserves a spot at the top of your priority list. Unfortunately, most Americans aren’t using any toothbrush nearly enough, so put the...

Is Black Toothpaste a Gray Area?

Dental products containing charcoal are touted as a natural cleansing and whitening agent, but research suggests the trend could be detrimental to oral health. When most people think of charcoal, they think of firing up the grill in the summer. Recently,...

Vitamin C and Calcium Boost Tooth and Gum Health

While Vitamin C and calcium are among the most talked about essential nutrients, they’re often overlooked when it comes to the overall health of your mouth. Together, they work to keep your gums healthy, and teeth strong. Often commonly thought to reduce...

Interesting facts about saliva

Saliva is often thought of as gross and an inconsequential part of the human body, but there are countless benefits to the body’s automatic production of it, including the ability to diagnose various forms of disease. Functionally speaking, saliva helps...

5 Signs Of a Great Dentist

Your teeth are the unsung heroes of your body. Just think how hard it would be to dig in to your favorite meal without them! That’s why it’s so important to make sure you’re taking proper care of them. Aside from good habits and proper oral hygiene, having...

Grinding Your Teeth? Here’s How to Stop

Grinding your teeth may be a habit that you’ve picked up over the years, or it can be something you’ve been doing for as long as you remember. Perhaps you grind your teeth in your sleep and you’ve only recently realized it. Regardless, it is a bad habit...