Senior Citizens and Oral Health

Your health needs change throughout the stages of your life. Be that as it may, you still need to care for your teeth and mouth. As you get older, you are at a higher risk for gum disease, dry mouth, sensitive teeth, and cavities. In particular, older people are prone to cavities at the roots of their teeth. This is... read more »

How Does Saliva Help Create a Healthy Smile?

Our goal today is to show you how important a healthy mouth is for your smile, by discussing the role saliva plays in this process. Most people know that the teeth and gums are essential to a healthy smile, but without healthy saliva production, your teeth and gums would suffer. What is saliva's job in the mouth? Saliva works to wash... read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Help Reverse Enamel Erosion Problems

Your tooth enamel is made from densely formed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the ability to bite, chew and grind hard foods. Over time, it is still possible for the bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and drinks you enjoy to erode a minute amount of these minerals. If enamel erosion is not counteracted,... read more »

Defending Against Tooth Decay With Fluoride

We all want to have strong, healthy teeth. But our teeth face a daily onslaught of bacteria that are doing their best to destroy them. Our teeth are protected by a hard layer of enamel, the hardest substance in the human body. And while this protection is certainly great, it is not impervious. Even the strongest defense can do with... read more »