The Dirty on the Toothbrush It’s one of the most important things we do before we go to work or school and right before we go to bed. Brushing your teeth is a huge part of oral care and long term oral health so if we think about the overall importance of the almighty toothbrush…

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Don’t Panic! It’s Only a Root Canal.   We’re not living in the fearful days of Steve Martin’s ominous dentist from “Little Shop of Horrors” anymore — so when your dentist tells you you need a root canal, there’s no need to panic. Decades ago, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, chances…

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We’re not living in the fearful days of Steve Martin’s ominous dentist from “Little Shop of Horrors” anymore — so when your dentist tells you,” You need a root canal!”, there’s no need to panic. Decades ago, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, chances were extremely good that you would have to…

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Just like any other body part, your teeth may need to have surgery to repair, remove or replace something in your mouth. Dental surgery may feel more traumatic because your teeth are inside your mouth, your mouth is a part of your face and your face makes up a pretty big part of who you…

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We all want to have a great smile and great smiles start with your teeth. A good oral hygiene routine is a great but that’s not all you can do. We know certain foods can affect our teeth in a bad way but certain foods can also help whiten them as well — here are…

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You are committed to a great oral hygiene routine — brushing your teeth, flossing your gums, scraping your tongue and using mouthwash. But are you using the right toothbrush? Electric versus regular? There are more questions than you think, let’s look into what you should be considering when you get your next toothbrush. Soft-bristled toothbrushes…

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Your mouth is more than just teeth. Inside, it is a made up of many things that work together to keep you healthy! This includes the obvious, like your tongue and gums, but also some other (perhaps stranger-sounding) components such as your salivary glands and your uvula. So what are all these different parts and…

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Do you brush your teeth? Yes. Good! Do you floss as well? Yes. Great! I even use mouth wash. Perfect! There’s not too much more you should be doing to keep your teeth as healthy as possible but maybe there’s something you shouldn’t be doing! Don’t use your teeth as tools. Tearing open bags of potato…

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