posts under ABC’s of Oral Health category

16 Sep

Adult Nutrition

Soda Attack: Soft Drinks, Especially Non-colas and Iced Tea, Hurt Hard Enamel As summer temperatures rise so will people’s thirst. Unfortunately, many people will grab a pop or iced...

09 Sep

Mouth Guards

What is a Mouthguard?  A mouthguard is a flexible appliance that is worn in athletic and recreational activities to protect teeth from trauma. The dental profession unanimously supports the...

02 Sep

Children & Nutrition

What Foods Causes Tooth Decay in Children? Many different types of food can cause tooth decay in children, not just candy. Foods that are high in carbohydrates, as well...

19 Aug

Implants

What is a Dental Implant?  A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically anchored into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge in place....

19 Aug

Halitosis

More than 80 million people suffer from chronic halitosis, or bad breath. In most cases it originates from the gums and tongue. The odor is caused by wastes from...

15 Jun

Gum Disease

Gum disease, or periodontal disease is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums and surrounding tissue. It is the major cause of about 70 percent of adult tooth...

15 Jun

Fluoride

Fluoride is a compound of the element fluorine, which is found universally throughout nature in water, soil, air and food. Existing abundantly in living tissue as an ion, fluoride...

15 Jun

Emergency Care

Injuries to the mouth may include teeth that are knocked out (avulsed), forced out of position and loosened (extruded) or fractured. In addition, lips, gums or cheeks are often...

15 Jun

Dental Insurance

What is the best dental insurance plan for me? Although there is no perfect dental insurance plan, some plans will be better than others for you and your family....

15 Jun

Crowns

A crown is a restoration that covers, or “caps,” a tooth to restore it to its normal shape and size, strengthening and improving the appearance of a tooth. Crowns...

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