Many people feel surprised to learn that medication they take for other purposes can negatively impact oral health. Dry mouth is one of the most common examples. It’s a side effect of antidepressants, opioids prescribed for pain and antibiotics. The problem with a chronically dry mouth is that it irritates soft tissues inside of your… Read more »
When you participate in sports or outdoor recreational activities, there’s always a chance that you could end up with a tooth injury. Whether you have a tooth knocked out while playing contact sports or break a tooth from falling while hiking or skiing, it’s important to know what to do about it to lower the… Read more »
Wedding season is just around the corner! If your wedding day is coming up, you probably have already taken care of most of the wedding essentials, such as picking out your dress, contacting the caterer and booking the venue. However, one of the most important things about your wedding day will be the photos. Wedding… Read more »
Valentine’s Day is known for being a day to indulge in sweets and sugary treats. While this might sound tempting, eating these types of foods can harm your teeth. You don’t have to give up celebrating the holiday, though. Keep the following tips in mind for enjoying a healthy Valentine’s Day this year.
Halloween is a fun time for kids, but it does have some risks. While it’s exciting for kids to come home with a bag full of candy, these sweet treats can significantly increase their risk of cavities. Find out what kind of damage candy can cause, which types are the worst for teeth, and how… Read more »