What’s better than having your mouth poked and vacuumed under a hot lamp? Well, a few things. Let’s be honest, whether you’re in Reno, NV, or New York City, the feelings around trips to the dentist are generally the same: it hurts, and all the nights you almost flossed don’t amount to much once that […]
Did You Know?? Signs of Osteoporosis Can Show Up in a Routine Dental Exam! Markers of our health can show up in unexpected places on our bodies, like our fingernails, eyes, and even our mouths. In fact, the mouth can be an impressive looking glass into what’s going on inside the body, offering red flags […]
Winter is in full swing in northern Nevada. Unfortunately, this year promises to be a harsher winter than we’ve had in many years. When temperatures drop, those of us with cold sensitive teeth can start feeling the pinch—especially if we spend a lot of time outdoors. WHY DO MY TEETH HURT WHEN IT’S COLD? A […]
It’s something most of us learn early—sugar is terrible for our bodies, and especially for our teeth. But that doesn’t stop us from consuming an average of nearly 100 pounds of sugar via candy, soft drinks, and other sweets and sweeteners each year. As a culture we’re addicted to it, and that habit adds up […]
If you are unhappy with the color of your teeth, rest assured you are not alone. Millions of people each year take work to ensure their pearly whites are indeed white, using a variety of methods from at home remedies to professional teeth whiting treatments. If you are wondering how to get whiter teeth or […]
According to a study reviewed by the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, between 30 and 40 million children and adults in the United States are affected by grinding of teeth, clenching teeth or jaw clenching. Also known as bruxism, teeth clenching most often happens without an individual being aware, and commonly takes place throughout […]
The Importance of Dental Sealants Dental hygiene, like brushing and flossing, is an important skill to master early in life. While there are plenty of ways to make it enjoyable and feel less like a chore each morning and night, children may not get the complete hang of keeping their mouths as healthy as they […]
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