The age-old debate is coming to the surface again because many electric toothbrushes on the markets today do much more than vibrate. But, are electric toothbrushes better for the whole family or a question of personal preference? Let's consider the merits of the issue, below.
"Your gums are bleeding because you don't floss." If you're anything like the 32% of Americans that never flosses, you've probably heard this line from your dentist more times than you can count. You may go home with the intention of flossing, but after a day or two, it falls by the wayside. But oral
Is your child about to take their first trip to the dentist? Let's face it, the dentist can be a scary place for a child. It's a new environment with new people. And these new strangers are going to poke and prod at your mouth? No thanks. But, while we'll admit a trip to the
We understand how alarming it must be to see blood in your sink after brushing your teeth, but there is no need to panic! Gums might be just a tiny part of our body, but they actually have a big job. For starters, they protect the roots and neck of our teeth from bacteria.
Cavities are a very common problem in both adults and children, and many people will have at least one in their lifetime. There are a number of myths and misconceptions around cavities that we see in our work, and in this blog, we’re going to debunk the most common of them. What is a cavity?
When we develop certain habits to improve our well-being, we are not always made aware of the problems those habits can cause our teeth. Teeth often receive a lower priority in terms of health, and some things are missed. Here are some healthy practices you could be doing that might do more harm than
There are so many reasons as to why you should keep your family’s teeth and gums as healthy as possible: *Maintaining their sparkling smiles. *Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. *Being able to chew for good nutrition. *Avoiding gum disease and other serious problems. Don’t worry! The great news is that there are simple ways
Most of us are familiar with the semi-annual professional cleanings of our teeth, right? It is a routine procedure that is covered by most dental insurance, and they help us keep our teeth clean and healthy. Some people, however, tend to neglect their teeth cleanings or prophylaxis, or some have more serious issues with their
Eating disorders know no age, gender, or a specific type of person. While female teenagers and women most commonly suffer from diseases like anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating, they can still affect anyone. Such disorders can have many negative impacts on someone’s mental and physical health. Acadia Dental knows that these health issues can also