Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health

Image by Flickr user Guilherme Yagui used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. GUM ISN’T ALL ABOUT freshening your breath. While it definitely helps after that garlic pasta you had for lunch, did you know chewing sugarless gum can also prevent cavities and improve your oral health? Chewing Gum Increases Saliva Flow and Prevents Cavities... read more »

Brush Up On Some Toothbrush History

Image by Flickr user William Warby used under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license. Image cropped and modified from original. WITH ALL THE AMAZING technology we see today, it's easy to overlook the small wonders of the world—like the toothbrush! This small, but remarkable invention is the staple of our oral hygiene and health. Join us on a journey through time as we... read more »

Is Dental Anxiety Keeping You from Treatment?

Dental anxiety is the anxiety many people feel about going to see their dentist. It can be caused be a fear of experiencing pain, either because of a previous negative experience, or from hearing others share their stories of bad experiences. Some people are afraid of receiving injections or that the injection won’t work properly. Some people fear the side... read more »