Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Toothbrush Care

  Caring for your smile includes caring for your toothbrush. All oral health care utensils need to be cared for to ensure they can continue to function as intended. With your toothbrush, it is essential to make sure it is always kept in a safe location that is free of contamination. The better care that you give your toothbrush, the... read more »

What You Need to Know About Plaque

You’ve probably heard about plaque before--especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist--but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile? Plaque is a soft substance that builds up on your teeth. Plaque typically forms when there’s... read more »

FAQ About Night Guards

What are night guards? Night guards are like an athletic mouthguard, being an oral appliance that covers and protects your teeth. The difference is that you wear a night guard while you sleep. What do night guards do? The primary purpose for night guards is to prevent you from grinding and clenching your teeth while sleeping. This condition is called... read more »