Cause, Effect, And Prevention Of Dry Mouth
Published on August 23, 2017
HAVE YOU EVERwoken up with your mouth feeling like a barren desert? Then you’ve probably experienced dry mouth, although it can be even more severe, making it difficult tospeak or even eat. Dry mouth affects a tenth of the population, but why is it such a problem, why does it happen, and what can we do about it?
In The Absence Of Saliva…
Saliva is the mouth’s first line of defense against bacteria, bad breath, and tooth decay. It w...[more]
Your Child’s Initial Orthodontic Evaluation
Published on August 15, 2017
PARENTING CAN SOMETIMES FEELlike a time warp: one minute, you’re holding your new baby, the next, they’re getting a driver’s license. Because the time goes by so fast, we tend to want to hold onto our kids’ childhoods. However, that’s no reason not to plan ahead, particularly when it comes toorthodontic treatment.
Don’t Wait For An Initial Orthodontic Evaluation
Everyone’s teeth develop differently, so the right age to bri...[more]
Easy Ways To Improve Your Dental Health
Published on August 08, 2017
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WE’VE ALL HEARDthat if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to do that.
Replace Your Too...[more]
Overcoming Braces Anxiety
Published on July 24, 2017
MANY OF US, even though we know how important it is to have straight teeth, don’t find it particularly fun to lie flat on our backs while someone attaches brackets and wires to them. For some, though, the very thought of visiting the dentist or the orthodontist fills them with anxiety, and it could even be a full-blown phobia. That’s why we’d like to put our focus on helping our patients overcome their dental anxieties and fears so...[more]