How to Choose a Mouthwash That Is Right for You?

4 Minute Read:  Mouthwash is a valuable part of your daily dental hygiene regimen when combined with brushing, flossing, and using at-home gum disease prevention like Perio Protect Trays® regularly.   But, with so many options on the market, how do you choose the mouthwash that is best for your specific needs?  What Do You […]

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Why We Grind Our Teeth at Night

3 Minute Read:  Do you often wake up with headaches or a sore jaw when you get out of bed in the morning?  Everyone grinds their teeth at night—or during the day—regardless of their age. The question is, “how much?” This is a condition medically known as bruxism. If left unchecked, it can cause some […]

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What Do Alcoholic Beverages Do to Your Teeth?

3 Minute Read:  Our modern world is full of ways to maintain healthy habits and prolong our lives, but it is easy to forget about the health of our teeth. For many, moderating one’s alcohol consumption is usually associated with bettering their health and internal organs; however, many people are not aware of the negative […]

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Detecting Oral Cancer

April is “Oral Cancer Awareness Month” and a few days ago I came across a article in The Costco Connection April, 2017  (page 79) written by Joana Breckner that I would like to pass on and encourage you to read. The article truly brings to our attention how important annual comprehensive oral cancer screening is […]

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Brushing Habits for Adults

Over 64 million adults in the United States have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Proper dental care is important to combat gum disease and various types of tooth decay, and your first line of defense is your daily brushing routine. However, you’d be surprised by how many adults aren’t brushing their teeth properly. Find […]

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