Tag Archive for preventive dental care

5 Tips to Prevent Sugar Overload this Halloween

Young girl outdoors in witch costume on Halloween holding candy

Trick-or-treating is the highlight of Halloween for most children, but excessive candy consumption can be harmful to a child’s dental and physical heath. Halloween doesn’t have to be a sugar-laden free-for-all. There are many ways to limit your child’s sugar…

Dental Care: Take Charge

Your teeth and mouth are an extremely important part of your body. If you don’t take care of oral health, you may experience a range of problems from difficulty and pain when trying to eat and talk to severe inflammation,…

Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Everyone knows that brushing and flossing regularly are essential habits for healthy teeth, but did you know that nutrition also plays an important role in the overall health of your mouth? It is especially important to help kids adopt healthy…

The Shocking Truth About Your Toothbrush

You brush your teeth to get rid of germs and bacteria in your mouth, but did you know you may be introducing more into it than you’re clearing away? If your toothbrush sits out in the open, especially near a…

Secrets to a Brighter, Whiter Smile

There are more things you can do to whiten your teeth besides switch toothpaste, visit your dentist, and use whitening strips and trays. Even if you’re already taking these actions, there are several other steps you can take to brighten…

What You Need to Know About Bruxism in Children

If you ever check on your children at night, you may notice that they are grinding their teeth. The official medical term for teeth grinding is “bruxism,” it can be pretty common in children and often takes place during sleep…

What You Can Expect With an Oral Cancer Screening

It has become extremely important to have regular health examinations to prevent or discover any early signs of cancer or other diseases, since modern medicine often provides many treatment options for cancers and other diseases when they are caught early.…

Possible Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

There are few things that are more important to your health than checking for signs of cancer. With any type of cancer, early detection is crucial. With oral cancer, detecting the signs and symptoms early can be life-saving. There are…