4 Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush in Tip-Top Shape

Your toothbrush is one of your greatest allies in the battle against plaque, tooth decay and other oral maladies. What role do you play? Do you have toothbrush habits that are negatively impacting your oral health? Find out the answers below: Microorganisms and Your Toothbrush Your mouth is home to an abundant variety of microorganisms […]

How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

When was the last time you went to the dentist? Six months ago? One year? Several years? Does it really matter how often you visit the dentist? Read on to see how you measure up in comparison to the average American. An ADA (American Dental Association) and Crest/Oral-B public survey on America’s Oral Health Care reveals […]

Common Dental Myths Debunked

Today, we live in an age of information. It’s easier than ever to find advice and tips online concerning just about anything. But, is all that information reliable? Can you believe everything you read online? Especially when it comes to health concerns, it’s important to make sure any information we use to make decisions about […]

Why Do My Teeth Hurt, Understanding Tooth Pain

Tooth pain and sensitivity are quite common, affecting millions of people. These occur when the enamel in a tooth is worn away, and the gum line recedes. This leaves the unprotected surface beneath (called dentin) exposed. When the dentin is exposed, this allows the trigger to shoot straight to the nerve, causing that unbearable pain […]

4 Popular Gum Disease Myths

Despite its prevalence, gum disease is rarely given the attention it deserves. In fact, there’s much that is misunderstood when it comes to this condition. The result? According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP): There are now 65 million Americans affected by gum disease—surpassing diabetes in prevalence. One in every two adults age 30 […]