May 2015

Sensitive Teeth

2018-05-15T12:23:51-04:00 May 1, 2015|

Having sensitive teeth is one of the most common complaints among dental patients. At least 45 million adults in the United States suffer from this condition at some time in their life. Tooth sensitivity is caused by the stimulation of cells within tiny tubules located within the layer of tissue found beneath the hard enamel. [...]

Pregnancy and Oral Health

2018-05-15T12:23:51-04:00 May 1, 2015|

It’s a myth that calcium is lost from the mother’s teeth and “one tooth is lost with every pregnancy.” But you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy. The primary change is a surge in hormones, particularly an increase in estrogen and progesterone, which is linked to an increase in the amount [...]

Oral Health for Seniors

2018-05-15T12:23:51-04:00 May 1, 2015|

Proper oral care can keep you smiling well into your late years Brushing at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristle brush are as important as ever as you age. Flossing can help you save your teeth by removing plaque between teeth and below the gum line that your toothbrush cannot [...]