Does Fear Of The Dentist Run In Your Family?

Does Fear Of The Dentist Run In Your Family?

To many people, the thought of visiting the dentist’s office feels like an ordeal, but according to recent research, there may be a genetic component to this type of fear. Luckily, there are many things dentists can do to help terrified patients, such as...
Can a Fear of the Dentist be Inherited?

Can a Fear of the Dentist be Inherited?

While many of us experience a mild form of anxiety when visiting the dentist, there are others who are downright afraid. This can place their teeth at a higher risk of developing cavities and the chances of maintaining a healthy smile are dramatically reduced....
Reasons Why You Must Brush Your Teeth Every Day

Reasons Why You Must Brush Your Teeth Every Day

Most experts, including the American Dental Association, will tell you that you save your life and health everytime you brush your teeth and even more when you regularly visit the dentist. Brushing might prevent cavities and bad breath while perfecting your smile....

Protecting Your Gums Can Save Your Life

Recent research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests women with gum disease who have passed the menopause may be at increased risk of early death from a range of causes including cardio-vascular disease. Previous studies have identified...
Brushing your teeth the correct way

Brushing your teeth the correct way

Most toothpastes protect teeth from decay with fluoride and various other active ingredients. Your dentist will also tell you to brush at least twice a day. Now, dental experts suggest that instead of rinsing your mouth after brushing you should allow some of the...
Innovations Within the World of Modern Dentistry

Innovations Within the World of Modern Dentistry

There is no doubt that the modern dentist is an expert within his or her field. Whitening teeth, filling cavities, creating a perfect smile and treating gum disease are all within the realm of possibility. Still, it is impossible to deny how technology is transforming...
DIY Teeth Straightening: Do Not Do This At Home

DIY Teeth Straightening: Do Not Do This At Home

A rising number of people are prepared to risk their teeth by copying YouTube clips and online methods to straighten teeth. A shocking array of household items, including rubber bands have been shown as suitable tools for DIY dentistry. Many dentists in America said...