It’s no secret that kids don’t always have what’s best for their teeth at the forefront of their minds – which can lead to a toothache for them and a headache for parents. Between eating too much sugar, not brushing and flossing enough, and skipping brushings, kids run a high risk of cavities and oral … Continue reading What You’re Doing Wrong With Your Child’s Oral Health
The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society recently published a study that showed people aged 60+ who had none of their own teeth performed worse in memory and walking tests than people who still retained their own teeth. Even after adjusting for a myriad of variation in behavior, like socio-demographics, existing health conditions, physical health, … Continue reading Is Losing Teeth Related To Losing Other Functions?
Too much brushing can’t hurt, right? Not exactly. The American Dental Association recommends that everyone brush their teeth at least twice per day. If you’re especially keen about taking perfect care of your teeth, maybe you brush after meals too. But be warned: there is a right way to do this. Researchers have discovered that … Continue reading Beware of Brushing?
It used to be pretty rare for anyone other than teenagers to have braces, but in today’s society everyone with a crooked tooth or an overbite has the option to get it corrected with adult braces. Adults have a wider array of orthodontic appliances available to them that make the process more streamlined and less … Continue reading What Challenges Do Adults With Braces Face?
Having sensitive teeth can be a real bummer. It can prevent you from eating the foods you love and cause you pain. While it may sound pricey to treat sensitive teeth, there are a few simple things you can do to help relieve any pain and discomfort you may be having. 1. Change Your Toothpaste … Continue reading 3 Budget Friendly Options for Treating Sensitive Teeth
For some people, fear of the dentist can be debilitating enough to prevent them from seeking the routine or even emergency care they need. As a result, these people are often in poorer oral health, as their lack of treatment snowballs into larger issues. An Answer to Anxiety? Now there may be a new answer. … Continue reading Therapy & Dental Anxiety
Obesity in Children Childhood obesity has been plaguing America’s youth for quite some time. the obesity rate in children has risen to 17% over the last two decades, it’s more important than ever to consider the link between weight and oral health. We live in a world where everything is big. Our restaurant chains are … Continue reading The Scary Link Between Childhood Obesity and Tooth Decay
Vacations can be relaxing, restful, and the best way to “get away” from it all. Travel, on the other hand, can be stressful, tiring, and can leave you longing just to be home. Travel & Oral Health Taking care of your health, especially your oral health, before leaving on your next trip can help ensure … Continue reading Travel & Health: 3 Dental Tips to Pack for Your Next Vacation
Meet our talented new Dental Hygienist, Claudia Hernandez! Claudia’s kind nature is a welcome addition to our office. We appreciate the thoroughness and gentle care she displays with each patient–and we know you will too. Click here to learn more about Claudia!
Carbs & Oral Health Carbohydrates are an important part of a balanced, healthy, diet, but they are also one of the main culprits in tooth erosion and decay. Since we can’t completely cut carbs out of our diets, we here at Flawless Dental believe it’s important to understand how carbs impact our oral health so … Continue reading Oral Health: Carbohydrates & Cavities