General Dentistry

Can Tongue Piercings Damage Teeth?

Tongue piercings have gone in and out of style over the past few decades, but it seems like they’re back once again. For parents of children in their teens or early twenties, this might be a point of contention. If you include yourself among this group of parents, you might have some more ammunition. Although [...]

4 Tips to Deal With Dental Pain

Whether you’ve just recently had your wisdom teeth taken out, or you’re experiencing a common toothache, oral pain can be one of the most difficult pains to deal with. Talking, eating, or simply sitting there can drastically exacerbate your symptoms. If you have an upcoming procedure that may cause oral pain, or are in pain [...]

They’re Everywhere! Mouth Bacteria and Where to Find Them

The mouth is a weird place. Like a rainforest, it’s dark, damp, and a little bit mysterious, supporting between 500 to 1,000 different types of bacteria. In fact, if you were to count the number of bacteria living inside your mouth at one time, that number would probably be close to the total number of [...]

Healthy Teeth + Healthy Gums = Partners for Life

When thinking about our own oral health, we often forget about everything but our teeth. The truth is, however, that teeth are only a fraction of our oral health. Factors such as our mouth’s microbiome, and the gum tissue that protects our teeth, can actually be more important to having an overall happy mouth. What [...]