October 8, 2023
Any health professional, including a dentist, would happily recommend incorporating a little bit of exercise into your routine. The cardiovascular benefits of exercise can’t be overstated. However, if you talk to a dentist about it, you might hear advice that’s a little bit different than what you’d get from your doctor.
That’s because when people start working out, they often run into certain oral health hazards that they may not have anticipated. If you’re planning on starting a routine, here are a few things you should keep in mind.(more…)
September 29, 2023
Sometimes it can be fun to take a DIY approach. Building something yourself can save you money and help you develop new skills. However, there are some things that are too important to do yourself and are better left to professionals.
In most cases, dentistry is one of those things. For example, some people who have noticed their dentures don’t fit as well as they’d like them to try and reline their dentures on their own. Here’s what you should know about that prospect.(more…)
June 14, 2023
An ice-cold soda can be refreshing on a hot day, but too much can be bad for your waistline and dental health. Diet soda is marketed as a healthier option because it contains less sugar. However, is it any safer for your smile than regular soda? No. In the eyes of your dentist, any soda is bad news for your teeth.
April 24, 2023
The right lipstick can put the final touch on any outfit; however, the wrong one can cause your smile to lose its luster. Certain colors can make your teeth look stained or discolored. Don’t let a simple mistake cause your teeth to look dirty, aged, or unhealthy. Here’s how to choose the best lipstick to enhance your pearly whites and what you can do to ensure your teeth are their whitest.
February 2, 2023
If your dentist has recently informed you that you’re going to need a root canal, you might feel inclined to panic—after all, you’ve probably seen the television shows and movies that feature scary dental visits involving root canals! But believe it or not, you have absolutely nothing to fear when it comes to this procedure, as it won’t just benefit your oral health but it’s also relatively pain-free! Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about root canals and what you can expect throughout the process.(more…)
December 4, 2022
If you’ll be heading out of town for the holidays, it’s easy to deviate from your regular routines, like using your CPAP. Not following your treatment plan for even a few days can affect your mood, energy level, and quality of life. You don’t have to feel run down from a bad night’s rest by following your treatment, even when you aren’t at home. Here are 6 ways to make traveling with sleep apnea hassle-free to feel your best during the holidays.
November 29, 2022
When people think of the holiday season, they think of the food. From Thanksgiving turkey to Christmas ham, there’s always a delicious meal to look forward to this time of year. That said, some common holiday foods can be pretty tough on the teeth. Some can even cause chips or cracks that will require an emergency trip to the dentist. Here are a few holiday staples you should be a little careful of this year.(more…)
October 11, 2022
Everyone knows that candy is bad for children’s teeth, but at Halloween, sweets start to seem unavoidable. Halloween candy isn’t just about feeding a sweet tooth, it’s about the memories children make that’ll last a lifetime. Making those memories while helping your child protect their oral health is a delicate balancing act. Here are three tips to help you strike that balance.(more…)
September 1, 2022
Every night, millions of people miss out on countless hours of sleep because of sleep apnea; and even worse, many more cases go completely undiagnosed! That said, sleep apnea is a pretty widespread problem—but did you know that it can affect more than just the quality of your rest? In fact, sleep apnea has actually been closely linked to TMJ disorders (TMD) and issues that can cause jaw pain. Keep reading to learn more about this connection and some ways that you can address both sides of it.(more…)
August 15, 2022
When you’ve just had teeth whitening, it’s easy to think your smile is invincible. After all, your pearly whites are finally living up to their nickname! The treatment’s effectiveness can make you believe your tooth enamel will never get stained again. However, that idea isn’t correct. You’ll need to avoid certain foods to ensure your whitened teeth stick around for a while. Read on to learn four kinds you should cut from your diet for the time being.(more…)