Category: Oral Health

Tips for Preventing Oral Cancer

Oral health goes a bit beyond brushing and flossing–although those are foundational to healthy teeth and gums! Oral health means taking the steps to ensure that all aspects of your mouth, lips, gums, and teeth are as healthy and well-cared for as they can be for a lifetime. One of…

How Much Coffee is Too Much For Your Teeth?

September 29th is National Coffee Day here in the US, and amidst the celebrations of America’s favorite morning brew, we’d like to take a moment to discuss the impact that a hot cup of joe can have on your oral health. Specifically, we’d like to address a burning question: how…

How Chocolate Affects Your Teeth

In honor of World Chocolate Day on July 7th, we thought we’d take a look at one of the world’s favorite confections and the impact it has on your dental health. The question of how chocolate affects your teeth is more complex than you might think, as chocolate is a…

Help Your Smile Last for a Lifetime

June is Dental Smiles Month, a time set aside to celebrate your smiles and focus on their care and preservation. So let’s take a look at the big question: how can you help your smile last a lifetime? Your smile is a personal trademark, a calling card, and a big…

Teaching Your Kids About Oral Health

Parenthood is always a balancing act, as you try to find ways to keep your kids’ lives enriched and fun while both teaching them good life lessons and keeping yourself sane. While there’s a myriad of vital lessons which must be imparted during their young years, teaching your kids about…

Eating Disorders and How They Affect Your Oral Health

(This can be a sensitive subject for many people, so please be aware of that before reading further. If you’d like more information about dealing with eating disorders, start here). Eating disorders are a relatively common set of health issues. While they may occur at any age, eating disorders most…

Your smile is so many things: a part of your personality, a primary component in your physical appearance, and one of your first greetings to new folks you meet. With all of those important roles to play, there’s a lot riding on your smile. Keeping your teeth looking their best…

Most of us are taught from a very young age that sugar is bad for our teeth, but sometimes we’re not told why. And that’s a shame because understanding how sugar affects your teeth and your overall oral health is both interesting and educational. Knowing more helps us make better…