What’s The Difference Between Dental Flosses?

One thing that your dentist likely to tell you to work on at home between appointments is flossing. While you may be given some tips on different flossing techniques that can help you get the tartar out much easier, you may want to take a step back and look at the type of dental floss that you are using. Here is the difference between tape and braided styles of dental floss. Read More 

Is Breastfeeding as Damaging to Baby Teeth as Bottle Feeding?

In general, breastfeeding can have a positive impact on a baby's oral health. In fact, studies found children who breastfed exclusively were less likely to have bite issues (e.g. overbites, crossbites) than those who didn't. However, while breastfed babies don't develop cavities as often as those who are bottle fed, breast milk can still be just as damaging to baby teeth as baby formula. Here's what you need to know to protect your child's teeth and gums while they're nursing. Read More 

Closely Monitor The Lymph Nodes On Your Throat And Visit The Dentist If You’re Concerned

When you have a cold or are otherwise sick, you might notice that the lymph nodes on your throat feel swollen. While they won't necessarily hurt, they may be evident to the touch. The good news is that they'll quickly return to their normal size once you get over your cold. It's possible for these lymph nodes to be swollen even if you're not sick, so it's a good idea to monitor them and assess how you feel. Read More 

Benefits Of Preventive Dental Care

If you are planning to visit a dental clinic, you are likely reaping more rewards from your visit than most people would imagine. Visiting a dentist at least twice a year for preventive care can lead to better oral and overall health. Here are a few reasons to continue to receive preventive dental care. Fewer Cavities  Cavities develop as your enamel is dissolved by bacterial acids. There are many different kinds of bacteria that live in the oral cavity. Read More 

Should You Get A Dental Implant Or A Bridge?

A missing tooth can make you feel self-conscience about your smile. The tooth may have been lost due to dental decay, poor dental hygiene or from an accident of some sort. No matter the reason for the missing tooth, you can get your smile back. If you aren't sure if you should get a dental bridge or an implant, read on for further information about both of these types of tooth replacement options to help you choose. Read More