What you eat and drink can affect your dental health!

The sugar content in the foods and beverages we eat and drink plays a significant role in the risk of tooth decay. The bacteria that resides within plaque utilizes sugar to propagate.  The presence of sugar makes the plaque grow in size and thickness faster than in...

Start Dental Care at an Early Age

When a baby is born, there is a set of 20 teeth that are hidden under the gums. The first teeth that will present themselves could begin as early as 4 months. “Teething” begins once the teeth start to come through the gums. During the teething process a...

Third Molars/Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are also called third molars. Third molars typically come in (erupt into the mouth) between the ages of 17-25 years. However the number of third molars that may erupt varies from 0-4. Third Molar Fun Facts Third molars helped our ancestors grind plant...

Keys To A Healthy and Beautiful Smile

When the build-up of plaque is left unchecked for greater than 24hrs, the negative effects on the teeth and gums can be widespread and long-term. Plaque forms on teeth when the carbohydrates from food is left on the teeth for a period of time. Bacteria that is present...