Dental Implants vs. False Teeth

As high end procedures lower in price many patients are frequently using dental implants to repair damages, rather than using more traditional treatment methods such as dentures. But what exactly are dental implants? And what makes them so different from false teeth? Here are some answers on the differences and what may help in making…

Dental Tips to Stay Green on Earth Day and Everyday!

Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day is celebrated worldwide to encourage people to “think green” and promote awareness of the importance of being environmentally friendly. Over the years, the Earth Day movement has successfully encouraged Congress to become more involved in passing laws to protect the environment and has influenced the passage of the…

Green Beer Equals Green Teeth

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! It’s fun to join the festivities by dressing up in green from head to toe, including our teeth. Drinking green beer has become a tradition. Irish Pubs everywhere are sure to serve frosty mugs of green beer on St. Patty’s Day. Before you decide to indulge in a…

Maintaining Oral Hygiene In Emergencies

With hurricane season among us, it is a good time to review some “need to knows” about brushing with compromised resources. Here are suggestions for keeping your mouth healthy when in an emergency situation. If you have access to a toothbrush and are without water, you can still use it to brush the particles off…

Foods That Whiten Teeth

Did you know that there are certain foods that will whiten your teeth over a period of time? Celery, apples, and carrots Crunchy fruits and vegatables stimulate saliva production. The gentle abrasive action actually scrubs your teeth too. Broccoli Remember when you were told to eat that broccoli? Maybe you should have listened! Broccoli is…