How Can I Prevent Enamel Erosion?

Would you be surprised to learn that the strongest muscle in your body and the strongest substance in your body are both in your mouth? As you might know, your tongue is actually the strongest muscle—but would you be surprised to learn that your enamel is actually the strongest substance? But while your enamel, which is the protective substance in... read more »

What Are Cavities?

Here’s a little known fact: parents can pass tooth decay bacteria on to their children by kissing them or sharing eating utensils. Not just parents, but siblings sharing food, straws, or toothbrushes, can spread bacteria. And harmful bacteria in the mouth, particularly streptococcus mutans is the main cause of tooth decay. This is why your daily oral hygiene routine is... read more »

The Difference Between a Powered Toothbrush and a Traditional Toothbrush

Are you thinking of buying a new toothbrush? According to the American Dental Association, you should change your toothbrush every three to four months. This will reduce bacteria in your mouth and keep your smile cleaner. However, when it comes to finding the right kind of toothbrush, it can be difficult to know how to choose one. That is why... read more »