What Are the 10 Biggest Causes of Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth Pain Can Affect Your Eating, Drinking, and Breathing Habits Tooth sensitivity is one of the most common complaints among dental patients. When you have sensitive teeth, certain activities, such as brushing, flossing, eating and drinking, can cause sharp, temporary pain in your teeth. Sensitive teeth are typically the result of worn tooth enamel or…

Beating Bad Breath

Are You Among the More Than 80 Million People Who Suffer? Bad breath (also known as halitosis or malodor) can be embarrassing and tough on those around you. Some people don’t realize their breath could peel paint because others are afraid to tell them. You don’t have to distance the people around you with smelly…

Do You Floss Like a Boss?

Using Proper Techniques Are Important if You Want to Floss Effectively Techniques for Taking Care of Teeth and Gums. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends flossing at least once a day to help remove plaque from the areas between your teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. This is important because plaque that is not removed…

Where to Catch July 4th Fun and Fireworks

Independence Day Explodes Over the Twin Cities Almost every suburb and city has a Fourth of July celebration of some kind, but a few stand out as having top-notch festivals and fireworks shows. No matter what side of the Mississippi river you’re on, there’s an event in your area that commemorates the holiday in grand…

Your Childs First Trip to the Dentist

How Can You Help Create a Fun, Fear-Free First Trip to the Dentist? Taking your child to the dentist at a young age is the best way to prevent problems such as tooth decay, and can help parents learn how to clean their child’s teeth. After all, decay can occur as soon as teeth appear.…

Mouth Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Go See Your Dentist Before These Signs Become Serious Whether it’s traces of crimson on your toothbrush or that nagging sensitivity that seems never to go away, it’s easy to neglect your oral health. Persistent tooth or mouth pain generally indicates a serious problem. Symptoms could include a tooth sensitive to touch or changes in…

Manual or Powered: Which Toothbrush is Best?

The Pros and Cons to Consider When Making the Decision The effectiveness of cleaning your teeth with a manual toothbrush compared to an electric toothbrush is commonly debated today. There’s an assumption that the modern day electric replacement is far superior to the good old-fashioned manual toothbrush. In saying this, there are some pros and…