Category: Dental Health

Have you ever woken up with a headache or jaw pain, wondering what on earth happened during the night? If this scenario sounds familiar, you might be experiencing bruxism, a common sleep disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, can have significant impacts on your dental health, quality of […]

In our fast-paced and often stressful world, it’s easy to forget the impact of simple acts of kindness and positivity. Smiling is one of the most underrated yet powerful gestures that can significantly influence our well-being and mental health. A smile is not just a response to happiness but a catalyst for it, creating a […]

Independence Day is next week! And while holidays are a time to relax, unwind, and indulge in new experiences, amidst all the excitement, it’s important not to neglect your oral health. Maintaining a healthy smile during your holiday enhances your confidence and allows you to savor all those delectable holiday treats without worrying about dental […]

Maintaining dental health is essential for a beautiful smile and overall well-being. While regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups are vital, the role of nutrition should not be overlooked. Calcium, a mineral renowned for its role in building strong bones, also plays a crucial role in dental health. It helps to maintain the structure and […]

Bad breath is a frustrating problem for many of us. And sometimes, it can be hard to identify the root causes of bad breath. This week, we will offer some proven ways to improve your breath and overall health, too!1. Maintain Excellent Oral HygieneThe foundation of good breath starts with maintaining proper oral hygiene habits. […]

One of the most common causes of tooth decay is a high-sugar diet. In fact, it’s probably the leading cause of cavities in the United States. This week, we’ll discuss how sugar impacts teeth and explore some strategies for reducing sugar intake.How Sugar Damages TeethSugar can be harmful to teeth because it provides food for […]

At Associates of Dentistry, we believe everyone should have access to high-quality dental care. How do we work to make this a reality? The answer is our Advantage Plan. Whether or not you have dental insurance, our Advantage Plan is designed to make comprehensive dental care affordable. What’s Included in the Advantage Plan?Our Advantage Plan […]

Tooth enamel is the hard outer layer of the tooth that helps protect against decay and damage. It is also responsible for the tooth’s white color and brightness. However, certain foods and drinks can stain or damage tooth enamel, causing it to appear dull or discolored. Conversely, some foods can help brighten tooth enamel and […]

Avoiding tooth loss is probably the biggest focal point of dental care. Our teeth help us eat, speak, sing, and present our best selves with beautiful smiles. So you may be wondering what some of the causes of tooth loss are and how you can prevent that outcome.What Causes Tooth Loss?Below we’ll discuss some reasons […]

Regular dental cleanings are essential for maintaining good oral health. While brushing and flossing are important daily habits, they are not enough to remove all of the plaque and tartar buildup that can accumulate on teeth over time. Dental cleanings, which a dental hygienist or dentist typically performs, involve a thorough cleaning of the teeth, […]