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Electric Toothbrushes 101

If you’re thinking about getting an electric toothbrush but aren't quite decided yet, we’ve got you covered. Here’s what you need to consider before you make the switch. What Is an Electric Toothbrush? An electric toothbrush is a chargeable toothbrush that does the brushing for you! Although you still need to have proper brushing technique (e.g. brushing in light circles), the head of your electric toothbrush rapidly rotates to break up areas of plaque buildup without the risk of enamel damage from ... Read more

5 Tips for Organizing Your Bathroom

A clean, organized bathroom is the foundation to a solid oral health care routine! Follow these simple steps to make your bathroom a calming and organized space. Tackle That Medicine Cabinet You’re not the only one who dumps everything in the medicine cabinet in an attempt to keep your counters clean. It can be a nightmare trying to find something in a messy cabinet, so buy small bins to keep different medicines and supplies organized. You’ll be amazed at how easy it will ... Read more

Should I Brush My Cat’s Teeth?

Your cat is a part of your family, and taking care of them means taking care of their teeth, too! Cats can develop gum disease just like humans can, and without proper treatment, they may also develop cavities and decay which can lead to painful tooth loss in the future. Although the thought of brushing your cat’s teeth doesn’t sound fun at first, it’s something that every cat owner should do if they want their cat to be healthy. How Do I ... Read more

Why Is Sugar Bad for Teeth?

Sugar doesn’t just widen your waistline—it’s also harmful for your teeth. You may have heard that it “rots” your teeth, which, without a proper oral healthcare routine, it can! Let's dive into just why sugar can be so bad for teeth… Is Sugar Itself Harmful For My Teeth? Not quite. Sugar is the perfect fuel for the plaque and bacteria on your teeth, however. Bacteria releases harmful acid when it breaks sugar down, and that acid is what can damage your tooth ... Read more

The Science of Dental Implants

As a child, losing a tooth is fun because you know you’ll grow an adult tooth in its place and, of course, receive a gift from the tooth fairy. But losing a tooth as an adult can be a major source of stress. After all, missing teeth can result in having difficulty chewing, talking, smiling, and it can cause your cheeks to sink in which will give you an older appearance. Thankfully with modern dentistry, there are a number of ... Read more
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