Some DIY solutions for dental care are pretty common, such as teeth whitening strips from the drugstore. Although they do not work as well as an in-office solution, they are generally safe. Read more
Sometimes people (unfortunately) don’t even know that they have bad breath.
External causes can be specific foods, such as spices or of course, smoking. It may also result from having a dry mouth, dentures, or sinus issues.
To prevent it, use a tongue brush or scraper in addition to your floss and brushing. If you are concerned about this, mention it to your Summerville dentist at your next appointment to find out if there may be another cause.
This study from the U.K. was recently covered in the Huffington Post. People who continually avoid the dentist have multiple health problems as a result. Oral disease can impact things, such as the ability eat and drink, which can have a negative impact on overall quality of life.
A key to lessening that anxiety is good dental care at home to minimize any discomfort during a visit. And those two visits a year catch problems early on.
There does not seem to be any holiday that does not involve sugary treats and Easter is definitely one of them.
Did you get an Easter basket yesterday? Or are you dipping your hands into someone else’s basket? Before you dig into sweets, know what you are getting into first. Read more