August 26th, 2019

Chewing Ice: The Reality

Chewing on ice may seem like a harmless habit, but it has consequences for your teeth.

June 17th, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Adult Braces

The number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment has been steadily increasing for decades. In 2014, the American Association of Orthodontists estimated that 27 percent of all North American orthodontic patients are adults, and the number of adults seeking treatment has increased more than 16 percent from just two years prior.

August 21st, 2018

Are all toothpastes the same?

From ancient Egypt to early Greece, humans have long used pastes and scrubs to clean teeth, freshen breath and support a healthy mouth. While we’ve evolved beyond the toothpaste ingredients of crushed bones or burnt eggshells that our ancestors used (phew), we still rely on toothpaste for the same reasons. With all the options out there and all that they promise, it’s natural to wonder: Are all toothpastes the same? Does it really matter which one I use?

July 26th, 2018

Veneers vs. crowns – what’s the difference?

Veneers and crowns can both be used to change the color and shape of a tooth when used in cosmetic dentistry, but are very different procedures. Wondering what separates them? Learn more below.

July 17th, 2018

4 time-saving oral health hacks

Are you constantly moving? Check out these four time-saving hacks to make oral health a little bit easier for people on the go.

July 6th, 2018

Are you using the right dental floss?

No matter what kind you’re using, flossing is important – and you should do it! But did you know there are different types of dental floss for different kinds of teeth?

June 12th, 2018

Defeating dry mouth

Dry mouth is what happens when your mouth’s salivary glands aren’t creating enough saliva for your mouth to stay wet. It can be a result of medications, aging issues or menopause, among other issues. Saliva production is important to your oral health, working to neutralize acids caused by bacteria in your mouth, and helping to wash away food particles. Losing that production can not only be uncomfortable, but may even lead to serious dental issues if left untreated. If you’re experiencing dry mouth, try some of these home remedies:

April 10th, 2018

Oral health outshines relationship with friends in Delta Dental survey

Most Americans view oral health as important to their life and overall health in well-being national survey

April 5th, 2018

Preventive care saves you time and money

Most dental plans cover preventive care at 100 percent – and there’s a reason for that! Most regular dentist visits focus on preventive care, including cleanings, oral exams and X-rays.