If you're making a point of flossing your teeth daily, you're ahead of the game when it comes to caring for your teeth and gums. Just as regular flossing is important, so too is taking just a few seconds to rinse your mouth out with water afterward. If you floss in the bathroom before bed, keep a glass on the counter so that you can take a quick swig of water and the rinse after you finish flossing. [Read More]
Are You Spiffing Up For The Holidays?
With the Christmas holidays and the New Year fast approaching, you are more than likely planning to attend special events. You might even be hosting a party yourself. With that in mind, you may have been thinking that you want to make some changes to your appearance; give yourself a special new look, so to speak. With that in mind, here are some things that might help you. Teeth Whitening - If you watch any television shows at all, you've probably seen many commercials that deal with people getting their teeth whitened. [Read More]
Pregnancy And Avoiding Common Oral Health Issues
If you are a woman who intends on becoming pregnant in the near future, then you should know that certain oral and dental problems can pop up. These issues are not only annoying, but they can affect you and your child. Keep reading to learn about a few common issues and what you can do to try to avoid them. Gum Disease Gum disease is a huge issue for some women, especially if they have ever suffered from gingivitis or other types of gum issues in the past. [Read More]
A Comparison Of Metal And Ceramic Braces
If you or your child are looking to get braces, you may be trying to figure out which type is ideal for you. Most people either select metal braces or ceramic braces. Both types of braces include brackets that are used to shift your teeth over time, giving you a straighter smile. But while the basic premise behind both types of braces is the same, there are some key differences between the two. [Read More]