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Dental Anxiety: How to Stop Fearing the Dentist Office

If you are someone who gets nervous about a trip to the dentist then know that you are far from alone; thousands admit to fearing the dentist’s office. Unfortunately, this can mean that a person’s fear of the dentist will keep him or her from coming in for a...

Flossing

Flossing is an important component for dental health, and here’s why. First, flossing cleans the plaque between our teeth. In most cases these spaces are too narrow for the bristles of a toothbrush to clean adequately. So, uncleaned, plaque is allowed to thrive within...

Happy Holidays!

The holiday season is a hard time for teeth; if for no other reason than the perpetual snacking: parties, an office get-together, gift boxes of candies, platters of cookies and other sugary treats, champagne and/or sugary ciders (beverages like Martinelli’s sparkling...

Flossing, Quality Oral Health

Recently it’s been reported that flossing is not considered a necessary practice for quality oral health. However, those at the ADA (American Dental Association) deem this not to be the case, and in fact are still in full support of the practice of flossing at least...

Sugar and Oral Health

We all know that sugar can be detrimental to quality oral health. This is because bacteria, the kind that creates acids in our mouths, that breaks down our tooth enamel, loves sugar even more than we do. Did you know, however, that sugars (non-naturally occurring...