Why Must I Endure Filling That Cavity?

Why Must I Endure Filling That Cavity?

Cavity might as well be a four-letter word! For as long as they have had a name, cavities have been a bad word. No one wants a cavity. Just thinking of a cavity may make you tense up and your teeth clench. However, tooth decay is second only to the common cold as the...
9 Foods to Avoid for Happy, Strong Teeth

9 Foods to Avoid for Happy, Strong Teeth

Why be concerned about happy, strong teeth? There is an adage by an unknown author that says: “Ignore your teeth and they’ll go away”. It’s very true. Watching what you eat affects the health of your teeth. Certain foods can cause plaque on your teeth. Plaque is a...
Are Exploding Teeth a Silly Hoax?

Are Exploding Teeth a Silly Hoax?

Exploding teeth sound horrifying and like something out of a science fiction novel. A Pennsylvania dentist named WH Atkinson wrote an article about three patients that experienced an exploding teeth phenomenon: The first one was the Reverend DA from Springfield, PA...
This is How Candy Affects Your Teeth

This is How Candy Affects Your Teeth

You probably remember your parents telling you when you were young that candy would rot your teeth. There’s truth to that, but it doesn’t mean you can never indulge. When you know what kinds of candy do the most harm and how to prevent dental issues caused by sugar,...
What Causes Cavities (and How to Avoid Getting Them)?

What Causes Cavities (and How to Avoid Getting Them)?

You probably first heard the word cavities before you even lost your baby teeth. Dental cavities affect everyone from children to mature adults. Of course, by regularly brushing and flossing your teeth, you have a good chance of preventing the development of cavities....