General Dental Care: See How You Can Enjoy Your Snacks Without Worrying About Tooth Decay

Consuming a lot of sugar is a leading cause of dental caries (cavities). The carbohydrate in the sugar acts as a food source for bacteria in your mouth. These bacteria will continue to multiply and produce acids that ultimately damage your teeth's enamel. Even so, most people find it difficult to resist the urge to consume sugary snacks and drinks. Luckily, it's possible to enjoy your junk food and maintain a cavity-free mouth. Read More 

3 Signs You Have An Infected Tooth

Ideally, your teeth are healthy and pain-free, but decay and trauma can lead to many problems, such as cavities. In severe cases, however, the cavity-causing bacteria can reach your tooth's pulp. When this happens, it can easily lead to an infected tooth. If you would like to know more, check out these three signs you have an infected tooth. 1. Pain and Discomfort              Not all infected teeth hurt, but many of them cause severe, intense pain. Read More 

On The Edge: Are Your Invisalign Trays Irritating Your Tongue?

Your new Invisalign trays are supposed to do one thing—gradually correct the misalignment of your teeth, with each successive tray repositioning your teeth until the correct alignment has been achieved. It helps that they're not especially noticeable, nor are they uncomfortable. Sure, there can be some mild irritation when you wear them for the first time, or when you change your trays for the next in the series. But this won't be prominent and will be short-lived. Read More 

Don’t Let These Three Myths About Root Canals Worry You

Root canals are a method of treatment that dentists have at their disposal that can make a big impact on your oral health. Rather than entirely losing a tooth, a root canal can keep your tooth right where it is, even if it's badly infected, decayed, or damaged. If you think you might need a root canal and are worried about it, here are three common myths that you shouldn't let get under your skin. Read More 

If You’re A Frequent Teeth Grinder, It May Not Be Your Fault

Grinding your teeth can cause a lot of problems. In addition to inflicting damage to your teeth, it can also lead to headaches and jaw aches that can make you feel miserable. If you've been grinding your teeth for a while and haven't been able to make it stop, there's a chance that it isn't anything you're doing that's to blame. It may be the shape and size of your teeth and jaw. Read More