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How Oral Health & Sleep Are Connected

Are you having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Have you been noticing abnormal changes in your oral health? These issues may be connected! There are a number of ways that conditions related to your oral health could be disturbing your sleep patterns, and vice versa: Teeth Grinding Ever wake up with a sore jaw and wonder what you possibly did in your sleep to feel that way? Chances are, you’re grinding your teeth while you sleep. Being under stress and anxiety can ... Read more

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

It’s totally possible to have a brighter smile without damaging your teeth, but many people resort to unsafe, at-home methods when it comes to teeth whitening. Instead of home remedies, we'll go over some safe ways to achieve a whiter smile. Who Is Teeth Whitening for? Teeth can become yellow for a variety of reasons, such as poor diet, smoking habits, certain medications, or plain genetics. Anyone who has a stained or yellowed smile is a good candidate for teeth whitening no matter ... Read more

The Importance of Elderly Oral Care

Remember the excitement of losing your baby teeth when you were younger? You probably didn’t realize that the new set of teeth growing in their place would (hopefully) be with you for the rest of your life. As we get older, it becomes increasingly important to take particular care of our oral health. And it’s no longer exciting to lose a tooth. Here are just a few ways you can maintain good oral health as you get older, and why it’s ... Read more

History of Dental Technology

While brushing your teeth in the morning, have you ever wondered how we even developed toothbrushes in the first place? From toothpastes to all of the shiny, cool tools you see in your dentist’s office, we’ll give you a brief history lesson on how dental technology has evolved over the last few thousand years. Ancient Oral Care Early texts on oral health can be traced back to 3000 BCE! There is evidence that ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Etruscans all used chewing sticks as ... Read more

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath isn’t just unpleasant to have— it can also hold you back from having close conversations, prevent you from showing intimacy with a loved one, and damage your confidence levels. Here are the main causes of bad breath, ranging from temporary to chronic bad breath (known as halitosis), and how to eliminate it. Causes of Bad Breath There are a few, varied reasons why you can have bad breath, including: Diet — Onions and garlic are especially strong foods and are known ... Read more
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