Are your teeth sensitive to cold? Both cold beverages and chilly winter weather can trigger mouth problems. Much like a snowflake, each person’s set of teeth is unique. Some are sensitive to cold air, while others get dry mouth. If your smile is prone to winter woes, you don’t … [Read more...]
There must be something in the water: Facts for pregnant mothers
Pregnancy is a time of great change, and the change can include your dental health. The possibility of tooth decay is greatly increased during pregnancy, partially because of common pregnancy cravings and a lack of energy (no toothbrushing before bed). Morning sickness can … [Read more...]
Fluoride: What you need to know about fluoride for your baby
Fluoride – the mineral in water that helps keep teeth decay at bay – is good for babies too. You get fluoride through your water and also in your toothpaste. It’s never too soon to start giving your baby fluoride. Here are some tips to get started. Tap water: It’s a great … [Read more...]
Are you drinking too much sugar?
When 3 p.m. rolls around, are you reaching for an energy drink to keep you productive for the rest of the day? If so, you’re not alone. Dentists are seeing an increase of patients that have dental decay but have no idea why. After a review of diet and oral health habits, we are … [Read more...]
Can Teeth Repair Themselves?
It may sound strange, but it is possible to repair your own teeth. At the very least, you can stop a tooth’s worst problem – decay. Decay happens when bacteria consume sugars and refined carbohydrates in your mouth and create acids that attack the teeth. When the decay … [Read more...]