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 

Tips For Maintaining A Good Oral Hygiene Routine As A College Student

It's no secret that life as a college student is super-busy. Studies by the U.S. Department of Education indicate that 75% of students are juggling families and/or jobs while also attending classes. Between work, family obligations, classes, and study time, sticking to an oral hygiene routine can be tough. It's tempting to run out the door without brushing your teeth in the morning when you have a 7 am class to make, or to skip flossing because you're already late for work. Read More