Ace Your Dental Checkup: 5 Tips


Dental checkups can be nerve-wracking: for that hour every 6 to 12 months, nothing in the world seems more daunting than disappointing your dentist. On the other hand, there are few feelings of relief and ecstasy comparable to that of walking out of your dentist’s office with a clean slate. Fortunately, we’ve provided a short … Continued

Oral Report: Mouth Ulcers


What Are Mouth Ulcers? Up to 1 in 5 people suffer from recurring mouth ulcers, which are occasional sores that appear on the gums or inside the cheek and are typically harmless and self-treatable. Mouth sores can be painful, especially when eating or drinking, but usually clear up within a few days. However, certain forms … Continued

Dental Implants 101


While many people consider getting dental implants for cosmetic reasons, (which, by the way, is a very valid reason) dental implants can also play an important role in the health of the remaining surrounding teeth. When a tooth is lost, whether it is knocked out accidentally, or lost because of medical issues such as diabetes, … Continued

Widsom Teeth: Separating Fact from Fiction


If you bring up the subject of wisdom teeth with your family or friends, you will likely hear any number of horror stories about their experience with a wisdom tooth extraction or even that of a friend of a friend. In most cases, these stories are greatly exaggerated out of a sense of fear about … Continued

Dry Mouth and Your Oral Health


Saliva plays an essential role in keeping the mouth moist, cleaning debris from the teeth, and aiding in the digestive process. When you fail to produce enough saliva, your mouth can start to feel sticky and uncomfortable. The following looks at the symptoms and causes of dry mouth as well as how you can keep … Continued