When excess plaque builds up on your teeth it can cause a bacterial infection that spreads to your gums. This is a result of poor oral hygiene and can affect an individual at any age. Many ask us if gum disease can be passed from one person to another and we have the answers.
You probably know that brushing and flossing twice a day for at least two minutes plus routine dental checkups are key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. However, did you know that there are certain foods you can eat that are an excellent tool in fighting gum disease? Here are some tasty options: Green Tea [...]
Do you suffer from T.M.J disorder? Epidemiological studies have shown that approximately 75% of the population has at least one sign of temporomandibular dysfunction. Learn more about causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Is the satisfying fizz of your sparkling water damaging your tooth enamel (the outer hard layer of your or teeth where cavities form) putting you at risk for tooth decay?
All living things need water to survive. In terms of overall wellness drinking water daily is essential to your overall health including your oral health. We hear it often, drink more water, but do you really know why? Let us break down some of the main reasons why drinking water is so beneficial. HYDRATION Our [...]
Did you know that mental health can greatly impact your oral health? Issues such as depression, stress, and anxiety can affect the integrity of your teeth. Stress can spike the stress hormone cortisol which can weaken the immune system, which makes it easier for bacteria to invade the gums and cause inflammation The most common [...]
Some things I have noticed during these bizarre days of self-isolation and social distancing during the covid-19 pandemic. The Days Blend into Each Other It is easy to loose track of what day it is when you are out of your routine. One day blends into the next and you may find it takes great [...]