Preventive Care

How to Address Dental Anxiety to Have Better Oral Health in 2019

Are you looking to have a better 2019? Would you like to look better, feel better, and save money? There’s one easy way you can do that: improve your oral health (not to mention your heart health!) by making your regular dental visits this year.

Unfortunately, that’s not always as easy as it […]

Can a New Chocolate Candy Really Protect Your Teeth?

As Halloween is approaching, parents and dentists alike are bracing for the consequences of the annual holiday candy-fest: the post-holiday cavity-fest. Prevention might be as easy as just saying no, but as long as kids love candy, they’re probably going to get cavities.

If only there were a kind of candy that didn’t cause cavities, […]

Does Mouthwash Actually Work?

If you’ve ever seen a mouthwash commercial, you know that they can supposedly do everything from fight bad breath to prevent cavities. But is it too good to be true that a quick rinse with some neon-colored minty liquid can change the course of your oral health? The answer is a little bit yes and […]

Scared of the Dentist? You’re Not the Only One

Does the thought of visiting the dentist fill you with dread? Maybe you’re afraid of procedures like fillings or crowns, or maybe even the prospect of a cleaning triggers anxiety. If going to the dentist (or even thinking about going to the dentist) causes fear or stress for you, […]

Red Wine Mouthwash?

Red wine seems to be in the spotlight in health-related news items these days. From helping fight brain toxicity to helping good bacteria produce a probiotic reaction in our digestion. Recently, researchers in Spain have tested these same effects and how they would relate to our teeth and gums and the results seem promising.

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