Oral Health is a Family Affair

Tooth Damaging Drug Addictions

Drug use is running rampant in this country. People both young and old have had their lives, bodies and teeth destroyed because of drug addiction. When the drug use begins, nobody ever thinks about the long-term consequences that will be paid because of the first time use. Below, you will learn about drug abuse and how it damages and causes many addicts to lose their teeth at a young age. Read More 

3 Medications That Can Cause Teeth Staining

Most people know that smoking, drinking coffee, and eating acidic food can cause teeth staining, but were you aware that medication can cause it as well? Here are three medications that may be causing unexpected teeth staining, and cosmetic dentistry procedures to correct the problem. Antihistamines People that have allergies can depend on antihistamines to give them relief. However, the drug may be detrimental to the color of your teeth. Antihistamines can actually cause your teeth to become discolored because the medication inhibits your production of saliva. Read More 

Learn About Possible Concerns With Wisdom Teeth

If your dentist has told you that your wisdom teeth should be removed, you may be skeptical. Many people feel they need their wisdom teeth for some purpose, or they wouldn't have them to begin with. Understanding wisdom teeth and concerns you may face regarding them can help you with your decision on whether or not to go through with the extraction. What purpose do wisdom teeth serve? Wisdom teeth don't serve a real purpose today. Read More 

4 Ways To Make Your Smile Whiter And Brighter

Did you know that your teeth will darken as you age, even if you avoid obvious tooth-staining activities like smoking or drinking coffee? It's true—there's no way to completely escape the yellowing or darkening of your teeth, and it can make you look older. However, you can make your teeth appear whiter, and there are a wide variety of ways to do so, ranging from quick and simple to time-consuming and expensive. Read More 

Oral-Enhancing Tips: Try Making Your Own Cinnamon & Apple Mints

You try to heed your dentist's advice, and you've stayed away from candy. But, perhaps that has been a harder task than you imagined. Do not fret; the following is an oral-friendly candy mint recipe that you can do at home and is easy to make. Oral-Enhancing Secrets In Your Candy Mints The following ingredients make these mints a powerful oral-enhancing treat: Xylitol: A Different Type Of Sugar Xylitol is a powdered sugar that will be used for this recipe. Read More