Category: Oral Hygiene

Rotten Teeth? Try These Five Ways To Fix Them!

Tooth decay is a common dental issue. But it’s easily preventable and fixable if you take the right care! Nobody wants rotten teeth! Whether called tooth decay, cavities, or dental caries, rotten teeth cause pain and difficulty eating or drinking. Cavities grow when bacteria breeds in your mouth from sugary or starchy foods. As the

Good Oral Health Can Help Keep COVID-19 Away

Everyone wants to avoid catching COVID-19. Maintaining good oral hygiene is an excellent place to start. Did you know that there’s a connection between COVID-19 and your oral health? Poor oral health has been linked to a host of chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and diabetes. It shouldn’t be surprising then that the condition

Are Your Irritated Gums Self-Induced?

Everything from tobacco usage to sports-related injuries can irritate your gums. However, sometimes gum irritation is self-induced. While your teeth are the hardest substance in your body, your gums are one of your body’s softer tissues. Delicate and moist, gum tissues can be irritated by several things, from sports-related injuries to accidental falls. However, there’s

10 Home Remedies for Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is rarely serious, but it can be uncomfortable and lead to other oral health issues. Luckily, there are several DIY remedies for it. Saliva washes away food particles and neutralizes your mouth’s pH levels to protect your teeth from acids. However, if your mouth doesn’t have enough saliva, or if the glands responsible

Dry Mouth Toothpaste: Does It Actually Work?

If you have dry mouth, you may be wondering if dry mouth toothpaste actually works. The short answer is yes — as long as you pick the right one. Not only is dry mouth uncomfortable, but it can also lead to bad breath, cavities, and tooth decay. Luckily, there are a few things you can do

Which is Worse to Skip — Brushing Your Teeth or Flossing?

If you’ve ever skipped brushing or flossing your teeth, you’re not alone. You probably know that both brushing and flossing are critical to your oral health, but if you had to choose one, which is worse to skip? If you’ve ever skipped brushing or flossing your teeth, you’re not alone. Most people have had the

Environmentally-Friendly Toothbrushes

Are you passionate about caring for the environment? If so, you may be considering an environmentally friendly toothbrush. Traditional toothbrushes typically use a lot of plastic. Read our blog post where we give examples of some toothbrushes that can help keep our planet clean, and your teeth clean too.

What Foods Can Remove Plaque?

Most of us know that certain foods, like those high in sugar, can be damaging to your oral health. However, there are many foods that can help clean teeth and even remove plaque! Read our blog post for information on foods that can remove plaque from teeth.

The History of the Dental Hygienist

Read our blog post to learn about the first dental hygienist, Irene Newman. This strong woman paved the way for major advancements in preventive dental care and oral hygiene. Contact us to get your teeth cleaned by one of our modern-day dental hygienists!