A quick stroll down the oral care aisle of your favorite supermarket, pharmacy, or warehouse store will reveal a mind-boggling array of mouthwash options. Name brands, store brands, a wide range of flavors, different claims on the label, and vastly differing price points can leave you dazed and confused. Rather than simply grabbing a bottle.. read more →

18 May 2016
May 18, 2016

How to Brush Teeth With Braces

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Getting new braces can be both exciting and frustrating. You are eager to correct your orthodontic issues, and you look forward to showing off the results. During treatment, though, you might have to avoid certain foods altogether, while the simple tasks of eating and brushing your teeth can present new challenges. Here is a guide.. read more →

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is exceptionally common. It often happens during sleep, as a rhythmic clenching and contraction of the jaw. It also happens during the day, especially when concentrating hard, lifting heavy objects, or even driving. You might be entirely unaware that you are grinding your teeth, or you might know but feel powerless.. read more →

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disease, is a complex condition that can worsen over time. It is generally caused by misalignment of the teeth, and can gradually erode the joint capsule between the jawbone and the skull. TMJ can be tricky to diagnose, and some people suffer from pain for years before the condition is discovered… read more →

Wisdom tooth removal is incredibly common, with an estimated 10 million removed each year. Until recently, the popular school of thought claimed that these teeth were inherently prone to problems, and that it was better just to get them out of the way as soon as possible. Today, however, dentists are rethinking that philosophy. Whether.. read more →