systemic effects of poor oral hygiene

The Systemic Effects of Poor Oral Hygiene

Your mouth is the gateway to your entire body. It might sound weird to say out loud, but when you think of your mouth that way you suddenly see that it is closely tied to the health of your body as a whole. In fact, your oral hygiene has the ability to have a positive […]

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Stop Being So Sensitive: Ending Tooth Sensitivity With Your Dentist’s Aid

When your teeth suffer from pain when chewing, or are particularly sensitive to hot and cold foods, sometimes we wish we could understand what was happening and set it all right again. Millions of adults in the US suffer from teeth sensitivity either chronically or intermittently. Thankfully the causes of tooth sensitivity are well-known, and […]

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Sleep Apnea

It’s a hot buzzword these days, Sleep Apnea, but it isn’t new. Sleep Apnea is a term that described a condition where an individual briefly stops breathing repeatedly through the night, or simply takes very shallow breaths. This stop can be brief, lasting only a few seconds, to lasting a number of minutes. In severe […]

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man grinding his teeth

Teeth Grinding Can Ruin Your Smile

Teeth grinding or jaw clenching are also known as bruxism. One of the most common reasons patients come in for a visit, this condition can lead to a wide variety of oral problems that are painful and require extensive treatment. Bruxism can occur during the day or at night. During sleep bruxism a person grinds […]

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Dental Health and Your Diet

Oral Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

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