Bottled Water or Tap Water: Which Would Your Dentist Prefer You to Drink?

There are many debates over the health risks and benefits of bottled water versus tap. One of those debates is the risks or potential damage to your teeth, especially with flavored bottled water and through the use of bottles. Which type of water is better? Which one would your dentist prefer you to drink? Fluoride in Tap Water Dentists support the addition of fluoride in tap water. Fluoride is added to ensure strong and healthy teeth. Read More 

3 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

If you want to improve the look of your smile, is often wise to start with the appearance of your teeth. Yellow or otherwise discolored teeth can make your mouth look unhealthy and unattractive. Here are a few things that you can do to help keep your teeth looking their whitest. Use a whitening toothpaste. Whitening toothpaste usually uses slightly abrasive substances, such as titanium oxide, to help remove light staining from the teeth. Read More 

2 Ways To Help Prevent Tartar Buildup

Keeping your teeth clean until your next visit to the dental hygienist can seem like a daunting task. After all, each time you ingest a food or drink, plaque is forming in your mouth, and if the plaque is not removed quickly enough, it can harden into ugly, yellow tartar.  Tartar can only be removed safely by a specialized dental tool in a dental office.Thus, once it forms, you are unable to remove it until your next dental appointment. Read More 

Wisdom Teeth ~ Why Yours May Be Ailing You

Have you been experiencing pain in the back of your mouth and suspect that your wisdom teeth are the source of your pain? If so and you are beyond the age of 24, you may wonder why this pain has occurred at such a late period in your life. The following points will help you to better understand what may be causing your pain and what you need to do to find relief. Read More 

Three Daily Habits That Could Be Making Your Gums Look Worse Than They Are

Have you been experiencing problems with your gums despite brushing and flossing regularly? Are they redder than normal and possibly a little sore? If so, the cause may actually be something simple that you can easily change. Your gums can be incredibly sensitive and respond to how you treat them quickly. By taking a look at these three things, you could find the cause of your gum issues, giving you a chance to make everything better quickly. Read More