How to Keep Gums Healthy

How to Keep Gums Healthy

We often think of teeth when we think of maintaining good oral hygiene and a winning smile. But what we most often overlook is the unsung hero: The Gums. Gums help keep teeth secure, and form a tight seal around the roots of teeth to prevent bacteria from harming the...
3 Reasons You Need Regular Dental Exams

3 Reasons You Need Regular Dental Exams

Although it is tempting to skip out on things we don’t like, such as exercise, unwanted tasks, or that family dinner you just can’t get out of, one thing that you shouldn’t skip is a regular check with your dentist. Dental exams are crucial to good oral health, and...
Remedies for Mouth Sores

Remedies for Mouth Sores

Some of us know mouth sores and canker sores all too well. You feel one coming on and you know you’re doomed for a week of painful eating and brushing, and sometimes downright misery. But what remedies can treat these unwanted sores, and potentially prevent them...
DIY Remedies for Dry Mouth

DIY Remedies for Dry Mouth

Called xerostomia by the professional name-givers, dry mouth occurs when saliva production is halted or inhibited. Dry mouth can be caused by several different factors, and it’s often an side effect of medication. More than being an inconvenience, a chronically dry...