Archive for April, 2012

Types of Mouthwashes

Mouthwash can be an excellent supplement to your regular brushing and flossing routine.  Mouthwash comes in several different varieties, each of which has been designed to perform a certain function.  There are four basic types of mouthwash. *Cosmetic Mouthwashes- they have been designed to combat bad breath.  They do not kill bacteria, fight plaque, or […]

Dental Erosion

Have you ever noticed right after drinking certain types of drinks or sucking on a lemon that your teeth feel almost gritty?  More than likely you are experiencing dental erosion. Dental erosion is the dissolving of the surface enamel of teeth by acids found in soft drinks, carbonated beverages, fruit juices, sports drinks, and high […]

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome is a real problem for many people, and is typically hard to diagnose.  The signs and symptoms vary in cracked tooth syndrome making it more difficult on your dentist to pinpoint the problem.  Cracked tooth syndrome can be summed up in three successive phases: craze lines, cracks, and fractures.  Craze lines are […]

What Should be in a Dental First Aid Kit

Dental first aid kits can be very helpful to have in or near your regular first aid kit at work, home, or in your car.  It would be a good idea to have the following items in your dental first aid kit just in case of a dental emergency.  ***Your dentist’s phone number ***Gauze and […]

What Should be in a Dental First Aid Kit

Dental first aid kits can be very helpful to have in or near your regular first aid kit at work, home, or in your car. It would be a good idea to have the following items in your dental first aid kit just in case of a dental emergency. ***Your dentist’s phone number ***Gauze and […]