4 Tips To Get Your Kids To Floss

Do you have a child who is resisting flossing his or her teeth? For many children, flossing can be unpleasant and even downright scary. However, it's important that they work past their fear and discomfort and get in the habit of flossing on a regular basis. Flossing is one of the most effective ways to remove plaque and bacteria. If your child doesn't floss, he or she could suffer a number of serious issues, including tooth and enamel decay and gum problems. Read More 

Potential Dental Treatments For Abfraction Lesions

Dental abfractions are essentially small stress cracks that can appear in a tooth's surface. The abfractions can come from mild trauma or the normal bite pressure of chewing. Cracks tend to appear at the bottom of the tooth near the gums where the protective enamel layer is the thinnest. A slight abfraction often doesn't require dental treatment. But abfractions that have start to spread or deepen should be treated to prevent a larger crack from forming. Read More 

5 Things You Need To Know About Oral Erythroplakia

There are many types of lesions that can form inside your mouth, and while some of them are harmless, others can be a sign of more serious problems. Oral erythroplakia is a red lesion that forms on the mucous membranes inside your mouth, like the insides of your cheeks. This lesion is a concern because it can be a precursor to oral cancer. Here's what you need to know about it. Read More 

3 Things That Can Ruin Your Child’s Teeth

As a parent, you want the best for your child. You take them for health and dental checkups regularly, and you make sure they eat a well-balanced diet. But, did you know that there are things you let your child do that can ruin their teeth? These are things that a lot of people don't really pay attention to - or think has any effect on the child's teeth. Here are three things that can ruin your child's teeth. Read More 

How to Prepare for a Vacation When You Wear Dentures

If you wear dentures and you are going to be taking a vacation, you want to educate yourself on how to take care of your dentures while you are on your trip. Here is information on how you can take good care of your dentures and what to pack for them while you are away from home. Make a list of foods to eat at local restaurants It will be easier for you to eat on vacation if you have a cheat sheet of foods most restaurants serve that are easy for you to chew with your dentures. Read More