Using Invisalign aligners to straighten your teeth is generally quite comfortable and easy to live with. They require little maintenance and should fit your … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Eating With Invisalign
When should I start taking my son to the dentist? He's 15 months old now, and I really hope to avoid all the cavities that I had growing up. Cavities are … [Read more...] about When Should I Start Taking My Child To The Dentist?
I imagine that nearly every mother knows about that classic sign of strep -- the white streaks inside the throat. But the answer is yes, you can have strep … [Read more...] about Can You Have Strep Throat Without A Fever Or Pus Pockets?
My 2-year old son only has eight of his teeth. Should I be concerned? Probably not. Most children, but not all, have all 20 of their primary (baby) teeth by … [Read more...] about At What Age Do Children’s Teeth Come In?
Should I be concerned about my 4-year-old daughter grinding her teeth at night? She is a very happy, healthy and active child. Known technically as bruxism, … [Read more...] about How To Stop A Child From Teeth Grinding While Sleeping
I have a sinus infection. Can this cause tooth pain? Yes, a sinus infection can cause pain in the jaw and teeth. Sinuses are hollow spaces or cavities in the … [Read more...] about Can A Sinus Infection Cause Your Teeth To Hurt?
I am told gargling with peroxide will kill bacteria in your mouth and throat. Is this true? Is this a safe way to cure bad breath? What other remedies have … [Read more...] about Gargling With Hydrogen Peroxide To Treat Bad Breath
Canker sores (or aphthous ulcers) can be terribly painful, both when touched or when food, especially acid food, touches the open sore. You might think in the … [Read more...] about Is There A Fast Treatment Or Way To Prevent Canker Sores?
I have what appear to be canker sores from time to time. Where did these come from? Is there anything that prevents them, or eases the discomfort when they do … [Read more...] about What Are Canker Sores And How Can They Be Treated?
Is there any connection between plaque buildup on teeth and the plaque that builds up in arteries of the body? Yes, there appears to be a connection, although … [Read more...] about Connection Between Tooth Plaque And Artery Plaque
Toddlers' teeth are so sparkly white. They seem to glisten all the time, even without brushing. So when should you start brushing your child's teeth? Actually, … [Read more...] about Brushing Baby’s Teeth – Infant Oral Hygiene
Overall health and oral health are inextricably linked, according to a recent Surgeon General's report, leading dentists to advocate the expansion of mouth … [Read more...] about Beyond Brushing – Surprising Tips For Longer Lasting Smiles
For years, green tea lovers have been raking in the positive news about health benefits the beverage provides. Now, new research shows that black tea … [Read more...] about Drinking Black Tea Improves Oral Health
Aside from telling you to brush and floss twice a day, your dentist has probably also told you that you'd be smart to have your wisdom teeth removed. But great … [Read more...] about Wisdom Teeth – To Yank Or Not To Yank?
What is America's number one oral health issue? Periodontal disease, often called the silent dental disease, because you may not know you have it, according to … [Read more...] about Protect Yourself Against Periodontal Disease