Month: September 2015

Why Dental Checkups are Important

In today’s world, we like to stay busy. Productivity experts across the nation agree that in addition to work, more of us are voluntarily spending our time shuttling from classes to committee meetings and sports practices and scheduling our time down to the half hour. That doesn’t leave much time to worry about our teeth… Read more »

Root Canal Therapy: An Overview

Root canal therapy is usually recommended if a deep cavity or traumatic injury has exposed the innermost layer of the tooth, the pulp. Made up of soft tissue, blood vessels, and nerves, the pulp runs through the bottom of the tooth and serves as a lifeline for hydration and nutrients. If the pulp becomes infected,… Read more »

Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Seniors?

Using teeth whitening products to remove built up stains and brighten the enamel offers an affordable, easy-to-use, and reliable way for you to turn the clock back on your smile. Seniors are interested in using teeth whitening enhance the youthfulness of their smiles, but many wonder whether teeth whitening is safe for them. The U.S…. Read more »

Dental Care Tips for Seniors

As you age, your risk for serious oral health problems increases. In fact, Americans over the age of 65 have a significantly higher chance of developing gum disease, losing a permanent tooth, or experiencing health problems related to adult tooth loss. However, these statistics don’t mean that seniors have to resign themselves to a lifetime… Read more »