Category: Patient Tips and Advice

So You Chipped A tooth….

A chipped tooth can be bothersome: Maybe it has a sharp edge that your tongue keeps playing with, maybe its rather unsightly, or just maybe your child got bopped in the mouth with a basketball and you don’t know what to do… Well here’s… Continue Reading “So You Chipped A tooth….”

MAGIC ERASE YOUR TEETH TO WHITENESS!?? TikTok Trend

The Scientists at TikTok have done it again. If you have not already heard, get with the times you boomer. A trend on TikTok and other social media outlets has surfaced with individuals scrubbing their teeth with Mr. Clean’s very own Magic Eraser. The… Continue Reading “MAGIC ERASE YOUR TEETH TO WHITENESS!?? TikTok Trend”

What Is Oil Pulling?

Charcoal toothpaste, sucking on lemons, placing aspirin in your mouth – there’s never a shortage of new tips and tricks in dentistry. There’s always going to be changes and claims in medicine as well as new methods to treating disease. It’s our job as… Continue Reading “What Is Oil Pulling?”

How Quickly Can You Get A Cavity?

This question can depend on a cornucopia of different reasons. You can be more susceptible to getting cavities depending on your: age, dietary habits, saliva production, genetics, medications, and the list goes on. The more susceptible you are, then theoretically cavities can attack your… Continue Reading “How Quickly Can You Get A Cavity?”

Toothbrush Review: Oral-B iO Series 9 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush

It’s here…the Ferrari of the Crest Oral-B toothbrush lineup and this thing is slick. Granted, I received this tooth brush directly from Oral-B and after a little over a month of usage there are a few things I would like to share. First Disclaimer:… Continue Reading “Toothbrush Review: Oral-B iO Series 9 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush”

Turner Tooth, Not Timmy Turner

This blog page has tried diligently to advocate for oral health and the prevention of dental cavities. This post will reiterate again why good hygiene is important even during the younger years. A Turner Tooth is an enamel defect, a type of hypoplasia, on… Continue Reading “Turner Tooth, Not Timmy Turner”

How Much is a Tooth Worth?

To preface a tooth is only worth as much value as you put into it, but that is beside the point. But if you asked the tooth fairy how much a baby tooth is worth the answer is $3.70, but that was back in… Continue Reading “How Much is a Tooth Worth?”

How Important is Saliva?

If you have ever taken an intro to human biology class, you probably understand that saliva is important for the first part of digestion and breaking down carbohydrates. But saliva has so many more functions and is even more important to your health than… Continue Reading “How Important is Saliva?”

Do You Get Canker Sores??

If you haven’t had one yet, consider yourself blessed. Canker sores a.k.a. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis affects 20% of the general population. These little suckers can pop up anywhere there is non-keratinized tissues of the oral cavity (usually anywhere except on your gums where the… Continue Reading “Do You Get Canker Sores??”

ToothPaste Review: Baking Soda Toothpastes

The question has been posed: Do toothpastes that contain Baking Soda work? The immediate answer is this: Whatever toothpaste is going to get you to brush twice a day is going to be better than nothing. But besides that, let’s get into it. What… Continue Reading “ToothPaste Review: Baking Soda Toothpastes”