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Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

Preparing for a Tooth Extraction Like many other medical procedures, preparing for a tooth extraction appointment, can cause some people a great deal of anxiety. You may find yourself standing in front of the mirror staring in agony at the very tooth you plan on...
Athletes and Sleep Apnea

Athletes and Sleep Apnea

Athletes and Sleep Apnea What is sleep apnea and why should it matter to you as an athlete? Sleep apnea is a common yet sometimes fatal sleep disorder that occurs when the soft tissue in the back of your throat collapses and blocks the air duct during sleep. Due to...
Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Flossing?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Flossing?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Flossing? An important part of your oral care includes a daily routine of brushing your teeth, rinsing with mouthwash and flossing. While you may have not noticed much discomfort with brushing or rinsing alone, irritation with flossing is a...
Foods that are Good for your Teeth

Foods that are Good for your Teeth

Foods that are Good for your Teeth Dental health not only includes an individual’s daily routine of their oral care, it also involves their dietary habits. According to the American Dental Association what you choose to eat, and when you are eating those foods can...
What is Halitosis and How Do I Fix Bad Breath?

What is Halitosis and How Do I Fix Bad Breath?

What is Halitosis and How Do I Fix Bad Breath? Halitosis is the medical term for poor oral health leading to an unpleasant odor from the mouth considered beyond the levels of social acceptance. It is characterized by several defining factors including: oral hygiene...