FAQ: Flouride

1 Jun

1. What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water (both fresh and salt) and various foods. 2. How does fluoride prevent tooth decay? Fluoride has a positive effect on oral health by making teeth more resistant to … Read More »

Sports Guards: Protecting Your Teeth

3 Apr

Mouthguards aren’t just for adults! Remember to add a mouthguard for each child to your list of school supplies. Protecting your child’s head, jaw and teeth, even for seemingly non-contact sports, is very important. Mouthguards not only protect the teeth. … Read More »

Treating and Preventing Bad Breath

1 Feb

Treatment for bad breath (halitosis) will depend on its cause. Usually, the most effective treatment is improving your dental hygiene. As part of your daily routine, you should: -floss between your teeth -brush your teeth and gums -clean your tongue … Read More »


1 Sep

    Has your dentist or endodontist told you that you need root canal treatment? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with root canal, or endodontic, treatment. Learn more about root canal … Read More »

What Are Dental Crowns and Bridges?

4 Jul

  What are Dental Crowns and Bridges? Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, … Read More »

Tooth Development

17 Jun

All twenty baby (or primary) teeth come in by the time your child is two or three years old. Primary Teeth If your child is getting his or her teeth and seems to be in pain, you can: -rub the … Read More »