In 2006 International Kissing Day was established and it’s celebrated on July 6th. In our society, a kiss is a sign of affection or a warm greeting. Did you know a single kiss can spread up to 80 million bacteria? We are not born with the bacteria that cause cavities. Studies have proven that parents … Continue reading What’s In a Kiss?
Even those with outstanding oral hygiene can fall victim to a few unknown cavity causing culprits. Some of our favorite treats, while seemingly healthy, can be responsible for tooth stains, bad breath and other forms of mouth destruction. Most tooth-conscious consumers already know to limit sugar and steer clear of things like soda and hard … Continue reading 4 Tasty Foods That Are Actually Horrible for Your Teeth
The mild form of gum disease is Gingivitis. This is where plaque and other byproducts irritate the gums. Read more..
The range of possible dental disorders is wide and many are more easily recognized than others. It could be a bit perplexing to consider you may have a dental disorder without realizing it, but it’s actually more common than you might think. Some disorders have obvious symptoms that may have you running to our office. … Continue reading Do You Have a Dental Disorder?
You’re a good person – you pay your taxes, pick up litter, and make it to the dentist every 6 months. Now you’re being told you may need a deep cleaning…but don’t you clean your teeth every day? And isn’t a deep cleaning what the dentist always does? Not quite, although we know it can … Continue reading Deep Cleaning: What it means to you