Dental Blog

When Is a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Wisdom tooth extraction consists of removing the teeth known as your third set of molars. These are found at the very back of your mouth at the bottom and top. Read our blog post to learn when the removal of these teeth is necessary.

When Should I Seek Emergency Dental Care?

Most of us go to the dentist just for our usual cleanings and exams, but what if something dramatic happens to your teeth? It may be something that can get treated in a few days or so, but there are certain situations that constitute an emergency. Read our blog post to find out when your should seek emergency dental care.

Are Citrus Fruits & Juices Good for Teeth?

Managing your oral hygiene can be tricky. While some rules, like avoiding sodas and sugary candy, are easy to understand, the impact of other foods and drinks on your health can be more difficult to determine. One of the foods that presents a conundrum is citrus. Read our blog post to learn about the impact of citrus on teeth and oral health.

What to Do About Loose Baby Teeth

When you were a kid, do you remember doing anything crazy to get rid of your loose baby teeth? But now that you have your own child with loose baby teeth, things are a different story. Check out our blog post to learn what you need to know about handling those loose baby teeth.

Dental Fads to Avoid

Fads come and go, and many times it happens for good reason. Check out our blog post for a look at some dental fads we recommend avoiding to protect your oral health.

Which Foods Benefit Oral Health?

By now, you should know that a good at-home oral hygiene routine that involves brushing twice daily and flossing each day can help you avoid cavities and preserve a beautiful smile. However, there is another important factor in your oral health that you may be forgetting: your diet. Read our blog post where we share some food options that can help keep your pearly whites healthy and strong.

What Does the Whale Tooth Necklace in Moana Signify?

Even if you don’t have kids, it would have been difficult for you to have missed the cultural phenomenon that was Disney’s Moana in 2016. The movie was a smash hit and introduced many people to aspects of Polynesian culture. Amid the many different Polynesian symbols and references throughout the film, one that stands out is demigod Maui’s whale tooth necklace. Read our blog post to learn the significance of the whale tooth necklace.

How Do Genetics Affect Oral Health?

Although it’s up to each one of us to maintain healthy teeth for life, there is a component of our oral health that is beyond our control. Genetics play a role in our oral health for life. Read our blog post for a look at some ways your DNA may be affecting your teeth.

Sugar Alternatives for Healthier Teeth

It can be hard to stay healthy and enjoy all of your favorite foods if you have a sweet tooth. Consuming foods that contain high amounts of sugar can lead to tooth decay. Read our blog post for some sugar alternatives for healthier teeth.