Archive for August, 2021

Healthy Teeth Habits

Caring for your beautiful smile doesn’t have to be challenging. Here, we’ve outlined several healthy teeth habits to keep you smiling and your teeth happy! Brushing twice a day. Brushing gently in small, circular movements (avoid back and forth movements) will remove plaque build up and food. Thoroughly brushing your teeth can take between 2-3 […]

Solutions for Pandemic-Related Stress Teeth Grinding

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has brought on a tremendous amount of stress. Dentists have reported tooth-grinding and jaw-clenching are on the rise due to the scary and uncertain circumstances from the COVID-19 pandemic. Grinding and clenching (“bruxism”) can create cracked teeth, destroy crowns or fillings; migraines and other headaches; and pain in the […]

Risk of Catching COVID at the Dentist is Low, Reports Say

According to recent studies, Dental treatment won’t put you at risk for contracting COVID-19. “Getting your teeth cleaned does not increase your risk for COVID-19 infection any more than drinking a glass of water from the dentist’s office does,” said lead author Purnima Kumar, a professor of periodontology at Ohio State University in Columbus. COVID-19 […]

Diet & Lifestyle Habits that Affect Oral Health

You might be surprised to learn that your diet and lifestyle can greatly affect your oral health. Regular oral habits, such as brushing, flossing and regular visits to the dentist contribute to your overall health, but what else affects your oral health? Your overall health can have a substantial effect on the health of your […]

6 Lifestyle Habits to Help Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is a medical condition that makes breathing difficult; this condition stops breathing for short periods of time while you’re sleeping, resulting in a lack of oxygen. When this happens, sleep is interrupted and your quality of well being suffers. Most patients are unaware they are suffering from sleep apnea; they assume their sleep […]