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5 Benefits of Regular Dental Checkups

There are certain experiences in life that might be incredibly unpleasant, but cannot be ignored. You may not like it, but you have to pay your taxes every April. Perhaps for you that difficult task is visiting a particularly grumpy relative, or managing an audit of your company. For some people, simply going to the dentist falls into this category. But while you might not like it, those regular... [Continue Reading]

The Dangers of Prescription Drugs Prescribed by Dentists

Many people go to the dentist for a routine teeth cleaning, but there are also the few times that you go for more intensive procedures, like root canals, tooth extractions (most likely as a result of an impacted wisdom tooth), and cavity fillings. Some of these procedures require surgery with anesthesia and stitches. At the end of the procedure your dentist will most likely give you a prescription... [Continue Reading]

Could Protecting My Teeth Be As Easy As Chewing Gum or Sucking on a Mint? Tips from Dentists In Scottsdale

Tips that can help protect your teeth when you are away from your floss and toothbrush are always helpful.  Life can be hectic and it is easy to place oral health on the back burner.  Hate to burst your bubble, but ignoring your teeth isn’t an option.  You must invest in oral care, and this information will make it easier. Now, part of your healthy oral habits can be as easy... [Continue Reading]

The Worst Foods for Your Teeth and Gums

Taking care of your teeth and gums isn’t just about brushing and flossing. While these are very beneficial practices, a healthy mouth begins with a healthy diet. Some foods, by their very nature, are more destructive to teeth and gums than others. Cutting these foods out of your diet is not necessary, but be sure to rinse your mouth with water after consuming them, and always maintain a... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Ways to Tame Tooth Sensitivity

There are few oral maladies quite as uncomfortable as sensitive teeth. It’s not like you have a cavity or anything, but every time you drink something extra hot or cold, every time you try to eat your favorite sugary snack, or even when you just walk outside on a cold, blustery day you find your mouth has become a throbbing mess. Although it’s not due to a cavity, tooth sensitivity is... [Continue Reading]

Foods That Cause Tooth Decay and Cavities

There are few natural gifts you are given that are more important than your teeth. Teeth are used every single day, often in ways you don’t think about. They help you communicate, keeping your jaw and lips in the proper formation. They are obviously an absolute necessity in the eating process, but they will also help you land a mate. How often are you drawn to a new person due to their... [Continue Reading]

Worst Food and Drink for Your Teeth

Taking care of your teeth is something that is drummed into you from an early age. Your parents, your dentist, and teachers all talk about looking after your teeth, brushing twice a day and flossing. But, as we all know it can be hard, especially when some of our favourite food and drinks are a dentist’s nightmare. Here are some of the worst foods and drinks for your teeth: Sticky Candy It... [Continue Reading]

How Do Celebrities Have Such Perfect Teeth?

Big News A lot of modern life is governed by what is in the media. What's the latest trend? Where's the place to be? Who's the hottest new celebrity? Whether you like it or not, the fact of the matter is that most people are more concerned about fashion news than they are world news, but sometimes the tabloids lead us to some genuine questions. Something I have personally noticed amongst all the... [Continue Reading]

Do I Have Gum Disease? What Are The Signs And Symptoms?

Gum disease can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort and can lead to serious infection and other dental problems if you do not address it early on. It is caused by the build-up of bacteria, plaque and tartar on the teeth and gums. By following a consistent oral health routine at home and cutting down on sugar and processed foods, you can prevent it from occurring. Unfortunately, many adults... [Continue Reading]

The Benefits of Regular Teeth Cleanings

Getting your teeth cleaned on a regular basis can be very important for many different reasons. While most people think that the largest reason is that it keeps your teeth healthy, it can also help you to keep your body healthy all over. Most dentists recommend that you get a cleaning every six months and this can be a way to prevent many of the issues that can occur from disease or decay. What... [Continue Reading]