Increased temperatures in your oral cavity can lead to dry mouth and increase the rate the bacteria multiplies. This means a more acidic environment primed for cavities and dehydration that can increase the amount of tartar building up. We can combat these new situations by simply drinking more water and brushing thoroughly to remove the bacteria before it can cause a problem. If you have any questions ... give us a call we'll be happy to guide you through some dental hacks and other ways to keep you healthy!
Summer is here! Don't let the cold sensitivity of your teeth inhibit you from cold drinks and treats of the season. Cold sensitivity can be a sign of a more serious dental problem that can be treated. Give us a call with questions and let us help!
As we spend more time outdoors it's important to remember to use SPF protection. Remember the top of the nose, ears and lips since those areas are at higher risk for skin cancer. Come on in for your travel-size sunscreen and sunglasses and a bright smile!
Oral cancer will be diagnosed in about 115 people every day in the US alone. When caught in its early stages, there is an 80-90% survival rate! Here's some information to detect the early stages of oral cancer.
Bad breath or halitosis is caused by sulfur-producing bacteria in our mouths. The things we eat can cause bacteria to produce sulfur as a by-product. Other things that can cause bad breath are periodontal disease, tonsils, or systemic conditions.
It's a New Year which means a rollover in New insurance benefits for many who use insurance. This is a good time to get good preventative measures in place. Check out any sensitive teeth.
There are so many different mouthwashes on the market that is can be confusing. What may be right for you may not be for someone else. Here are some facts to consider.