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The 5 Best Alternatives to Flossing Your Teeth

Many have experienced the moment of truth when your dentist asks if you floss. More often than not, patients forget or avoid flossing at all costs. However, cleaning between your teeth once a day is essential for your oral health.

6 Teeth Alignment Issues Invisalign® Can Fix

Invisalign® is a clear alignment therapy option for a wide range of patients. As the treatment has improved, patients often wonder what Invisalign® can fix. With the convenience of an invisible, removable appliance, you can treat almost as many alignment issues as braces can.

How to Minimize Cavities in Kids During Halloween

Fall is on the horizon, and it won’t be long before pumpkins appear on doorsteps and children start putting together this year’s costume plans. The Halloween season brings a lot of treats, but if you aren’t careful, those trickster cavities can set in!

Why Seeing Your Dentist More Frequently During Pregnancy Is Important

When you’re pregnant, you’re focused on doing whatever you can to take care of your body and your baby. And while rest and good nutrition are healthy essentials, you might be ignoring another part of your health — your teeth.

The Causes of Dry Mouth and How to Alleviate Symptoms

A normal amount of saliva is an essential element of oral and digestive health. Saliva serves many important purposes, but you may not realize its impact on everyday functions. It helps promote oral hygiene and support strong oral tissue. It’s necessary for a handful of fundamental bodily processes. A lack of saliva may cause dry mouth syndrome, which can be uncomfortable and have serious oral health impacts.

Signs, Symptoms and Treatments of Gingivitis

Your good health means everything — and when it comes to staying on top of self-care and making sure your whole body is healthy, your mouth is one of the most important places to pay attention to, clean and check on a regular basis. Essential to your breathing, speaking, digestive health and more, your mouth is connected to so many systems in your body, and it’s also one of your most defining features.
If you love your smile, your teeth and your body in general, you’re probably aware of how important it is to avoid conditions like gum disease or periodontitis. They can lead to irreversible gum recession, dental infections, inflammation, tooth loss and even health issues in other areas of the body — but did you know that these serious oral afflictions start with gingivitis?

Halitosis: Is Chronic Bad Breath A Cause for Concern?

We all know the feeling — indulging in a garlicky meal or waking up with a wicked case of morning breath can result in an inconvenient mouth odor that requires some serious brushing or mint gum. But what if your oral hygiene routine and breath mints just don’t seem to be cutting it long term?

Emergency Technical Advancements in Dentistry

Advances in technology are profoundly shaping the world of healthcare, including dentistry. Let’s look at some new technology that has recently affected dentistry.

Types of Toothbrushes and How to Choose the Right One for You

We all know brushing our teeth is essential to good oral hygiene, but did you know that choosing the wrong toothbrush can cause issues? When choosing the right toothbrush, you may not know where to begin.

Can You Chew Gum with Invisalign In?

When you choose Invisalign®, you may get used to the comfort and design of this clear alignment therapy. Avid gum chewers may forget they’re wearing their trays when they pop a piece of gum and find themselves in a sticky situation.