You probably don’t spend much time thinking about what’s going on inside your mouth – unless, of course, you’re enjoying a fantastic flavor explosion while eating your favorite meal. However, there are a few relatively common conditions that can have a negative effect on your oral and physical health. Here, you will learn more about a condition called thrush, including what it is, what causes it, and how to treat and prevent it.What is Thrush?Thrush is a fungal mouth infection caused by ...

Imagine you’re out to eat a celebration dinner with family and friends. You order a nice cold brew with a salmon filet and settle in for a fun night. After a short time, the waiter brings your table mugs of microplastic beads and plates of plastic trash and sides. Would you take a swig and dig in or would you be horrified? Gross, right? Unfortunately, this scenario isn’t too far from the truth; we are ingesting plastics when we eat certain fish and drink beverages from some areas. F...

Over the last several years, having beautiful pearly white teeth has become a huge focus. More people than ever before spend time in their dentists’ offices undergoing whitening treatments, and millions upon millions of people buy at-home whitening strips, gels, and tubes of toothpaste. Like with anything else, prevention is the real secret to having whiter teeth. Below are five foods and drinks that you might not have realized can cause stains or just straight up destroy your teeth.#1 – Tom...
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If you thought keeping your teeth clean involved nothing more than squeezing some paste onto a brush, scrubbing for two minutes, then using some floss to get between your pearly whites, you’re technically right. However, some of the most famous celebs in the world use some methods that might seem a little strange to the rest of us. Here are some of the various ways in which people like Ryan Reynolds, Julia Roberts, and Dylan McDermott keep their teeth clean.Baking SodaBaking soda has bee...

Plastic takes up a lot of space in landfills, and there’s even a place out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called the Plastic Garbage Patch. In 2017, it was bigger than Mexico, and it’s only getting bigger. People across the country are doing what they can to reduce, reuse, and recycle – especially when it comes to plastic – and that’s why custom bamboo toothbrushes are sure to put a smile on your patients’ faces. A Small Gesture to Save the Planet The Plastic Garbage Patch in the Pacific ...
Ignoring Your Dental Hygiene Can be Really Bad for Your Health

You’ve likely heard the same advice since you were a kid: brush at least twice a day, preferably after meals, and floss daily, too. This advice still holds true if you want a clean and healthy smile, but recent studies and research have found a significant correlation between your dental health and your overall health. Good oral care may just help you avoid serious health complications later. A Significant Link Your mouth contains bacteria – a lot of bacteria. Your body has a bevy of defenses...