Archive for June, 2015

Scuba Driving

Problems with dental work can affect you in many ways, besides the more obvious ailments associated with eating or chewing. SCUBA diving is one activity where dental problems can sometimes become an issue. For example, if there is an unexpected air pocket within a tooth, a diver may experience a dental barotrauma. This occurs when […]

Veneers

Have you ever considered improving the appearance of your front teeth? With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever before. Veneers can enhance your smile and heighten your self-esteem.  Veneers are ultra-thin shells made with porcelain or composite material which are bonded to the front of the teeth.  This procedure requires little or no anesthesia, and […]

Nutrition

You may be able to prevent two of the most common oral diseases, tooth decay and periodontal disease, simply by improving your diet.  Poor nutrition affects the entire immune system, making the body susceptible to many disorders.  Be sure to plan meals and snacks to promote better oral health.  Eat a well-balanced diet by choosing […]

Soft Drinks and Your Teeth

Soft drinks, as a part of your daily routine, can destroy your teeth. The sugar in soft drinks can cause tooth decay. The average 12 ounce can of soda contains 9 to 12 teaspoons of sugar. This is important to know because the bacteria that naturally live in your mouth survive by eating the sugar […]

Cleaning Tips

Proper care of your teeth and gums can help you avoid common diseases like gingivitis. Here are five tips that adults should do each day to keep oral hygiene in tip top shape. *Use an Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes work harder by pushing fluid between teeth and around the gum line, which provides a more […]