Oral Hygiene

Can Salt Make Your Teeth Stronger?

It seems like every day there’s a new trendy toothpaste that’s supposed to whiten or strengthen your teeth. From charcoal to clay to baking soda, alternative toothpastes are a hot topic (and, if you pick the wrong one, they can actually damage your teeth.)

If you’ve heard about salt toothpastes, you may be […]

Is Your Gift Hurting Your Valentine’s Teeth?

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means plenty of people are sweating over picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day gift to communicate their affection to their loved ones. The traditional options are pretty limited: Flowers, jewelry, candy. And the latter is by far the most affordable. But you may want to reconsider the prettily-packaged sweet treats […]

Tooth Brushing Isn’t Enough to Protect Your Child’s Teeth

As a society, we care a lot about our teeth. We celebrate lost baby teeth with tooth fairy payouts and commemorative photos, and surveys show when we’re deciding whether or not we find someone attractive, we often look to their smile. It may seem strange to care so much about teeth, but actually, teeth […]

4 Ways to Improve Your Gum Health

It’s easy to think of dentistry as being all about the teeth, but the gums, in many ways, are the foundations upon which your teeth depend. They are just as important to your oral health as your teeth are. Unfortunately, most of us are dedicating a lot more time and energy to caring for our […]

3 Vices Your Teeth Want You to Kick

We all have bad habits. For some people, it’s snoozing their alarm in the morning, or going out for dinner more than their budget allows. Usually, we know what our bad habits are — and that we should probably be doing something about them. But did you know that some of your bad habits are […]