This entry was posted in Dental Care, Dentists on July 13th, 2018 by Floss Dental.
Be the Dental Health Crusader Your Child Needs According to researchers from Eastman Dental Institute in London, the correlation between childhood plaque and adult gingivitis is real. Gingivitis is the precursor to periodontitis, a more harmful form of gum disease. Now is the time to lead the crusade against plaque, tartar, and all types […]
This entry was posted in Dentists on April 9th, 2018 by Floss Dental.
How is Invisalign Different From Traditional Braces? Invisalign lacks the sharp edges and wires of traditional braces. Made of a clear thermoplastic material, the aligner trays are smooth and virtually invisible. Cleaning teeth gets tricky with brackets and wires in the way. With Invisalign, you remove the trays to eat and brush. How […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on February 21st, 2018 by Floss Dental.
Winter holiday festivities are in full swing, with sweet treats and candy in abundance. So, let’s figure out how to prepare our children to combat the onslaught of sweets this post-holiday season. What Role Does Sugar Play in Dental Health? Bacteria in the mouth thrive on sugar. As it digests the sugar, it leaves behind […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on February 5th, 2018 by Floss Dental.
What is gingivitis? Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal (gum) disease. Poor oral hygiene habits can lead to a plaque build-up on the teeth. Eventually, the plaque calcifies into tartar and wreaks havoc on your gums. How does gingivitis occur? Gingivitis is very common, beginning for many during puberty. Plaque that is left behind […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on January 24th, 2018 by Floss Dental.
Root Canal 101 What are the Signs a Root Canal Might Be in My Future? Have you been experiencing pain when you chew or sensitivity to hot and cold? If your jaw is swollen and painful to touch, you may be suffering from an abscessed tooth. Other symptoms include swollen lymph nodes, tooth discoloration, drainage, […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care, Restorative Dentistry on January 8th, 2018 by Floss Dental.
What is an Abscessed Tooth? When a dental cavity goes untreated, it is possible for an infection to creep into the inner part of the tooth. An infection between the gum and tooth or at the root of the tooth is referred to as an abscessed tooth. If a tooth is cracked or chipped in […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on October 30th, 2017 by Floss Dental.
Welcome to the Future of Dental Care Some of the biggest reasons people avoid the dentist are fear and dental anxiety. Unfortunately, this can backfire since avoiding the dentist for extended periods of time may increase the need for more extensive dental intervention. For people with a variety of physical limitations including a strong gag […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on October 24th, 2017 by Floss Dental.
Sensitivity to cold is reported by almost 60 percent of adults between the ages of 20 to 50 at some point in their lives. These results published in the International Dental Journal demonstrate the commonality of sensitive teeth. Thanks to continued research and new technologies, those who suffer from tooth sensitivity have more options than in […]
This entry was posted in Restorative Dentistry on October 19th, 2017 by Floss Dental.
Losing a tooth can be a traumatizing event. Many adults experience missing teeth for a variety of reasons, from decay due to a cavity to injury from sports or an accident. The way you look affects how you feel, and a noticeable gap in your teeth creates an unappealing smile that nobody wants, in addition […]
This entry was posted in Dental Care on June 20th, 2017 by Floss Dental.
Dental Cleanings – Are They Necessary? Teeth cleaning and regular checkup visits to your dentist are invaluable for a number of reasons. Not only can you get a thorough cleaning of your teeth that is difficult to accomplish at home, but dental checkups help for preemptive care. Dentists can spot things like cavities and gum […]