Posts Tagged ‘front teeth’
What Is “Instant Orthodontics”?
For many adults, braces or orthodontics have just not been an option. They do not want to invest the time and effort to make their teeth straight. For those that do want to correct their occlusion, it is a worthwhile investment. Orthodontics is a great way to fix bite issues as well as some cosmetic…Read More
Top Mistakes We Make When Flossing
Flossing is often overlooked as part our oral hygiene regimen. Although it is often overlooked, it is essential to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Brushing alone cannot remove food debris and bacteria in and around our teeth. Flossing is able to reach areas in between teeth and in the back areas of the mouth. Flossing…Read More
Top Quirky Dental Facts You May Not Know
When thinking about all things dental related, there are many things we may not be aware of. Listed below is an accumulation of strange and interesting facts about teeth, smiles, and dental history. -Among the first known dentists in the world were the Etruscans. In 700 BC they carved false teeth from the teeth of…Read More
Tongue Thrusting…What is It?
Tongue Thrusting is a muscular habit of the tongue. It is an action which occurs while swallowing, speaking and at rest. The tongue is thrusted forward and and pushes outward onto the front teeth. It is estimated that we swallow between 1,300 and 2,000 times per day with about 4-5 lbs of pressure per swallow. This…Read More
Bedtime Tips For Good Oral Health
Maintaining a good bedtime oral hygiene routine is even more important than your daytime one. A lot can happen overnight while you are sleeping. Food debris and bacteria can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums during sleep time, when there is almost no saliva produced to wash away bacteria. Most of us have more…Read More