How to Get a Picture-Perfect Wedding Smile

Photo by Munoz Photography The first thing Larry Dougherty noticed about his dental school classmate Ana Paula Ferraz was her long, jet black hair. As Ana got to know Larry, she fell in love with his kindness and sense of humor. After dental school, it was I do for the couple. Ana and Larry married … Read more…

Top 5 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

You know your dentist is looking for cavities during regular check-ups, but you may not realize your dentist can check for cancer at the same time. It?s estimated that approximately 51,540 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer and cancers of the throat, tonsils and back of the tongue in 2018. Regular visits to your dentist … Read more…

12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist

You Have Pain Pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean a number of things. Your Gums Are Acting Up If your gums are puffy, they bleed when you brush or floss, or you have a family history of gum disease, it’s time to make an appointment. You Try to Hide Your Smile … Read more…

8 Bad Brushing Habits to Break in 2022

Keeping Your Toothbrush for Too Long The ADA recommends changing your toothbrush every 3-4 months, so make a resolution to change your toothbrush with every season this year. Frayed and broken bristles won?t keep your teeth clean?these are signs it?s time to let go. When you?re shopping, look for one with the ADA Seal of Acceptance. … Read more…

What Happens To Your Teeth If You Skip Your Yearly Dental Check Up

In the past couple of years, my dental health hasn’t exactly been my foremost health concern (you know, global pandemic and all). Data shows I’m not alone: A February survey commissioned by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) found that more than half of Americans put off their yearly dental checkups due to COVID-19 concerns. … Read more…

12 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. ?It?s OK to eat that candy on Halloween but it?s important to have a plan,? … Read more…

Association of tooth loss with hypertension – PubMed

Abstract Objective: Hypertension may result from changes in dietary quality and nutrient intake. We therefore sought to determine the epidemiological association between tooth loss and hypertension in South African adults. Methods: This is a secondary data analysis of a cross-sectional survey of a nationally representative sample of adults aged 25 – 70 years who participated in the … Read more…

4 Reasons Water Is the Best Beverage for Your Teeth

4 Reasons Water Is the Best Beverage for Your Teeth It doesn?t matter if your glass is half-empty or half-full: Drinking water is always good for your health. Our bodies are made of 60% water, and staying hydrated helps your system distribute healthy nutrients, gets rid of waste, gives your skin a healthy glow and … Read more…

How Strong Are Teeth, Really?

5 Reasons Your Smile Is Stronger Than You Think The right smile can leave you laughing, fill you with joy or make you melt with emotion. But, ultimately, the best smile is one that is healthy and strong. Here are some of the ?tooth truths? about how tough your teeth really are ? and how … Read more…

DiamondClean Smart with Bluetooth App

For complete, confident oral care Smart brushing experience. Always get it right, no guesswork! Different modes for all dental needs 3 premium brush heads Stylish glass charger and travel case Bluetooth App Choose between black or white Introducing our best ever electric toothbrush, from the brand recommended by dental professionals worldwide. Sonicare DiamondClean Smart toothbrush … Read more…