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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Hearing that you should brush your teeth twice a day and maintain a healthy flossing regimen will probably not come as much of a shock. We’ve heard it since our first trip to the dentist. But what about over-brushing? In many cases, brushing too vigorously can cause extensive damage similar to that of under-brushing.

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Teeth have always been around. So it makes sense that dentistry is almost as ancient as humanity itself. In fact, the word dentistry originates from an Ancient Greek term, odontology (from the Greek odoús, meaning tooth). There is evidence of drilling teeth as a remedy for toothache and enamel removal dating back over 9000 years ago.

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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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Developing healthy dental habits early is critical to long term teeth health. By the time your child is 3 years old they will likely have their full set of 20 baby teeth. Start teaching your kids the importance of brushing and cleaning those teeth when they are toddlers and the habits will be ingrained in…

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Teeth grow in our mouth, right? Anyone with a brain can guess that much is true, but what happens when teeth grow in odd and even weird places? What causes teeth to grow in other places besides the mouth? Typically the answer to this question is teeth that grow outside the mouth are found in…

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There are many reasons why someone might choose to have dental implants over traditional dentures; each reason is as unique as the individual who is making the choice. We have compiled a list of common reasons you should choose dental implants, reasons that very well could be life changing. The reasons have been listed in…

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