Humans once had larger jaws and a need for wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) to chew plants, raw meat, and berries. As our diets have changed, so has the structure of our mouths. Modern humans function just fine without third molars. Alas, when we are around 17-21, our wisdom teeth still come in. […]
Why is Visiting a Dental Hygienist Annually Important?
Just like any other type of hygiene, oral hygiene is incredibly important for one’s health and wellbeing. One way to ensure your dental health is the best it can be is to regularly visit a dental hygienist. While many people may think that skipping their check-ups is not a big deal, this is a big […]
4 Common Dental Problems to Look Out for As You Age
While dental health is universal and affects all ages, the type of dental care you need will change as you age. Dental care for children differs vastly from treatments that teenagers commonly need, and the same is true as you reach later adulthood. It’s important to consider the changes that can occur as you age in order […]
Manual or Electric- How to Pick the Right Toothbrush for You
There has been a great debate within the dental industry regarding the superiority of electric toothbrushes and how they compare to the manual ones. Strong opinions are supporting both sides, but there are also clear-cut differences. Here is what you need to know about both: Electric Toothbrush There are two types of technologies used in […]
How to Teach Your Kids the Importance of Dental Hygiene
Dental hygiene is important at any age, but it is especially important to instil good habits in children so that they get in the habit of healthy dental self-care. Walk your kids down the road to dental success by helping them understand just how important it is to brush their teeth and floss each day. […]
What Should I Expect from an Established Family Dentist Office?
Choosing a new doctor is a daunting task. Choosing a dentist is just as scary, if not more so. More people fear going for a dentist’s visit than they do a check-up at the doctor. With the task alone making so many people feel quite nervous, how do you know where to start when choosing a […]