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Summer Tips and Reminders for a Healthy Mouth

2019-04-01T00:35:18-06:00

Summer is upon us, and that means three (four if you're in The South) busy months of beautiful, hot, sunny days to travel, exercise, and hopefully lounge around. With that said, it’s important to not forget about your health, your oral health to be exact. Here are a few things to keep in mind during [...]

Summer Tips and Reminders for a Healthy Mouth2019-04-01T00:35:18-06:00

Do Germs Live on Your Toothbrush?

2018-11-15T09:23:37-06:00

The last thing you want to think about when you’re putting a toothbrush in your mouth is the bacteria that’s been growing on it. Brushing is supposed to help remove germs from your teeth, not put them there. However, many people brush with an unsanitary toothbrush every day without knowing it. Here are some tips [...]

Do Germs Live on Your Toothbrush?2018-11-15T09:23:37-06:00

Yes, You Should Clean Your Tongue

2018-11-15T09:44:03-06:00

I’ll tell you right now that you should always brush your tongue. Just as you always brush, floss, and rinse your teeth, you should never forget to clean your tongue. This practice has slipped under the radar and no one really understands why one should even care.   The tongue is covered in pores and [...]

Yes, You Should Clean Your Tongue2018-11-15T09:44:03-06:00

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Don’t be an Emergency!

2018-11-16T04:27:30-06:00

Did you know that the third leading cause of tooth loss is a cracked tooth? Why are they so common? Cracked teeth are one of the main reasons people have a dental emergency. No fun! Because teeth are lasting longer, there has been an increase in the incidence of cracked teeth in the last decade. [...]

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Don’t be an Emergency!2018-11-16T04:27:30-06:00

The Benefits of Waterpiks & Traditional Flossing

2018-11-16T04:43:58-06:00

Everyone wants to look good, and there is nothing more flattering than a beautiful, healthy smile. However, taking care of your teeth and gums is as important as maintaining those good looks. Proper oral hygiene helps keep the mouth and teeth free of common dental problems such as dental cavities, gingivitis (gum inflammation), periodontal (gum) [...]

The Benefits of Waterpiks & Traditional Flossing2018-11-16T04:43:58-06:00

Common Causes of Bad Breath, and How to Combat Them

2018-11-18T07:54:09-06:00

There is nothing as embarrassing as bad breath. People who suffer from this condition, otherwise known as halitosis, have difficult social lives. It is so disheartening to go for a date, only for it to turn sour thanks to bad breath. Talking to people while suffering from this condition can result in much agony, as [...]

Common Causes of Bad Breath, and How to Combat Them2018-11-18T07:54:09-06:00

Halitosis and Dry Mouth: Is Your Breath Telling You Something?

2016-05-18T21:31:31-06:00

Halitosis (commonly called bad breath) can be embarrassing, especially if it’s due to insufficient dental care. However, there are many instances in which bad breath is a result of something else, like dry mouth.   Determining the cause of bad breath and dry mouth can be difficult. Discover more about these two dental issues and [...]

Halitosis and Dry Mouth: Is Your Breath Telling You Something?2016-05-18T21:31:31-06:00

3 Things You Should Know About Saliva

2016-04-01T09:28:10-06:00

Saliva is arguably one of the least talked-about benefactors of our bodies. Known by many names-- spit, dribble, drool, and slobber-- saliva doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. Here is our list of things you should know about saliva.     Saliva Fights Cavities Want to know your body’s natural defense against plaque buildup [...]

3 Things You Should Know About Saliva2016-04-01T09:28:10-06:00