Skip to content

Why Focus on Prevention in Oral Health?

Healthy Teeth

Prevention

Why Focus on Prevention in Oral Health?

It’s easy to forget about prevention and maintenance when it comes to our health. Our lives are busy, and there’s always last minute emergencies. Sometimes, prevention, or “routine visits” just falls off the to-do list. Once we have a health problem, … we wish we had done a little “prevention.” This is just human nature,…

Read More

How Surgary and Other Drinks Affect your Teeth

Remember the story of a soda was used to disintegrate a tooth? This was done to show how the acid in the drink can destroy teeth, and to warn you about the dangers of drinking soda as a kid. In reality, there are many drinks we consume that affect the teeth. There are also steps…

Read More

A Healthy Mouth = A Healthy You

Did you know that the health of your mouth reflects the health of your whole body? We see a lot of mouths. The mouth can be a window into one’s overall health,  and usually we can pretty accurately guess if our patients have or have had a health problem. Lung problems, allergies, heart conditions, and…

Read More

The Myth of Bad Teeth

Sometimes patients tell us their bad teeth are genetic—their whole family has bad teeth, so they are pre-destined to a life of dental problems. Typically, this isn’t entirely true. We do see patients who have family members with similar oral health problems. In these cases, there is a pattern that emerges, many times passed down…

Read More