According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the
common cold is tooth decay.
It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least one...
How do sealants protect your teeth?
Sealants can protect teeth from cavities, which often
develop on chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars).
This is because the chewing surfaces of these teeth are
not smooth. They have deep pits...
Most people have heard of the word “plaque,” and know it’s not something you want on your
teeth. Yet, they don’t know what exactly plaque is or how it contributes to dental decay.
Plaque is a sticky,...
There is no doubt that a plant-based diet is optimal for health. Omnivores and vegans alike
benefit from the nutrients present in plants.
But how does what we eat relate to our dental health?
Is a vegan diet...
Mouth open or mouth closed?
After lunch or after dinner?
Flat or at an angle?
We brush our teeth every day (hopefully!), but who knew it was this complicated. Just grab a
brush a get to work, right?
Typically, when a parent brings a young child to the dentist, the last discussion they’re expecting
to have is one centered on braces and orthodontic appliances. Yet, even at ages three and four,
a talk about braces,...