Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age?

Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age? As we grow older, and our bodies begin to age, we become more aware of the risk for chronic disease, certain types of cancer and cognitive decline. But what is expected to happen to our teeth? Will they also get weaker and more brittle, or should they [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age?

Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps

Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps Our teeth are important to our health. When they are taken care of and in great condition they chew our food, fill out our facial features, and give us confidence when we interact with others. Therefore, it's important to remember that our gums are what support our teeth and [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps

What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry?

What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry? We know we should brush our teeth twice a day and floss each day, but even with great home care we are prone to cavities, chipped teeth, or imperfect smiles. That's why it's also important to visit your dentist at least twice a year. They are able [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry?

Name That Tooth! Getting To Know Your Smile

Name That Tooth! Getting To Know Your Smile Did you know that your teeth start developing before you are born? Although they are not visible, and they don't start erupting until several months after birth, the tooth buds are already present in your jaw. It was once believed that men had more teeth than women. [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Name That Tooth! Getting To Know Your Smile

The Anatomy Of A Tooth

The Anatomy Of A Tooth Our teeth are the hardest substances in our body and they play a very important role in our daily lives. They aid in speech and chewing and help to form our facial features. By knowing more about them, we can better understand the importance of taking care of them. According [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on The Anatomy Of A Tooth

Receding Gums and How They Are Treated

Receding Gums and How They Are Treated We tend to give a lot of thought to our teeth, but how much thought is given to our gums? After all, they play an equally important role in our oral health. Gums cover the roots of the teeth, providing protection and anchoring the teeth in place. Therefore, [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Receding Gums and How They Are Treated

Five Foods That Can Actually Improve Oral Hygiene

Five Foods That Can Actually Improve Oral Hygiene It's not news to us that foods that are high in sugar are bad for our teeth. But, did you know there are foods that can literally improve the health of our teeth? At Reisman Dental Group, located in Dallas, Texas, Dr. James Reisman and Dr. Jordana Contrucci remind [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Five Foods That Can Actually Improve Oral Hygiene

5 Surprising Things That Help You Live Longer

5 Surprising Things That Help You Live Longer It is probably human nature to think we are going to naturally live a long life and die peacefully in our sleep. As we mature, we understand this will not likely be the case. According to nextavenue.org, there have been recent research studies that show that longevity can [...]

By | October 30th, 2018|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on 5 Surprising Things That Help You Live Longer

Why Mouthguards Are Important to Wear While Playing Sports

Why Mouthguards Are Important to Wear While Playing Sports It's Fall, school is back in session, and athletics are back in full swing. If your child is participating in sports you may want to consider having them wear a mouthguard. They are an important source of protection for any activity that involves personal contact, falls [...]

By | October 24th, 2018|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Why Mouthguards Are Important to Wear While Playing Sports

Tips and “Tricks” for a Mouth Healthy Halloween

Tips and "Tricks" for a Mouth Healthy Halloween With summer coming to a close, the holidays are upon us. And first up: Halloween! That magical time when kids dress up in their favorite action adventure, movie princess or scary goblin costume and go door to door collecting sweet treats, making a kid's dream a parent's [...]

By | October 17th, 2018|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Tips and “Tricks” for a Mouth Healthy Halloween