Do You Grind or Clench Your Teeth?

Do You Grind or Clench Your Teeth? Occlusal disease better known as grinding or clenching your teeth is the most common and widespread problem we face today in dentistry.  Most people have one of these para-functional habits and suffer from related symptoms ...

Xylitol A Game Changer for Dentistry

Xylitol A Game Changer for Dentistry Tooth decay happens when bacteria in your mouth consume the sugars we eat. When you eat food containing ordinary sugar (sucrose), it gives bacteria on your teeth energy, allowing them to multiply and start making acids that can eat...

Why Do You Get Cavities The Newest Research

Why Do You Get Cavities The Newest Research We always thought that decay was due to lack of or improper tooth brushing. We now know there is a lot more to decay than just tooth brushing.  It has to do with your saliva, diet, sugar intake, how often you eat and how you...

Dental Sealants Reduce Decay

Dental Sealants Reduce Decay In the latest surveys of the American Dental Association, if 100 children were looked at and not have sealants applied to their teeth, 50 would get decay.  If sealants were applied to the children’s teeth, only 18 of the group would get...

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth?

    Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum...