The Importance of Oral Hygiene During Orthodontic Treatment

Braces and other correctional devices do wonders for your dental health – and your smile – but they can sometimes make keeping your mouth clean and fresh difficult. Poor brushing and flossing habits can leave food stuck in your teeth and braces over long...

Halitosis – Chronic Bad Breath

Bad breath can have a big impact on your life.  Among other things, it can make conversation unpleasant, make food taste differently, and even result in difficulties with dating. Halitosis is the medical term for chronic bad breath. Everyday bad breath (morning...

Saliva, The Silent Defender!

Keeping hydrated on a hot summer’s day can be a challenge with temperatures rising further and further. However, it is very important to keep your water intake levels high to also keep saliva levels in the mouth high. Saliva plays a vital role in keeping our mouths...

Tooth Whitening – Is it for me?

With the ever whitening smiles of today’s celebrities, tooth whitening is more popular than ever. Tooth whitening can be very effective in improving the shade of your teeth but there are several considerations to make before taking the leap. Teeth whitening works by...

Mouthguards – Should I wear one?

We all want our children to be healthy and active, but if they are over the age of 7 and play contact sports, without wearing a mouthguard they could be placing their health at risk. Mouthguards are made of rubber and specially designed to protect the front teeth and...