Brushing Dilemmas: How to Get Your Child to Practice Good Oral Hygiene

For younger kids, good oral hygiene can be difficult to achieve on their own. Sometimes the parents need to step in to encourage kids in getting the teeth clean. The following are some ways you can help your kids get excited about good oral hygiene. Use Electronic Equipment One of the best ways to get your kids excited about good oral hygiene is to provide them with fun tools. Electric toothbrushes are fun and inexpensive tools that kids will get excited about using. Read More 

5 Ways To Make Your Child’s First Visit To The Family Dentist Easy

Your child's first teeth are sprouting. Now what? A visit to the family dentist is in order, according to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Taking your toddler to the dental office can be a challenge. That said, you have plenty of options when it comes to making the trip easier. Check out these tips for taking your young child to her very first dentist visit. Pretend Play You know what happens at the dentist office, but your child doesn't. Read More 

Top Foods to Eat to Help Eliminate Your Bad Breath

Brushing your teeth and tongue twice each day may be helpful for keeping your breath fresh; however, it may take more than that to avoid having bad breath. A dentist can help you understand various ways to eliminate bad breath, and one option he or she might suggest is eating certain foods. The foods suggested are all great options for having fresher breath. Healthy, crisp foods There are hundreds of food options you can eat, but choosing healthy ones can not only be a great way to keep your teeth healthy, but they can also help you keep your teeth cleaner. Read More 

Causes Of Mouth Ulcers

There are many types of sores and abrasions which occur in the mouth, but a mouth ulcer may be one of the most painful types a person can suffer from. When someone finds this sore in their mouth, they may wonder what caused it and if they need to see a doctor. What Is A Mouth Ulcer? When a person wakes up to a painful sore in their mouth, the process to figure out what it is begins. Read More 

Causes Of Canker Sores On Your Tongue

Canker sores can occur at any time and are annoying and quite painful. Sufferers may question why they are dealing with an outbreak on their tongue. These sores can be popping up all over the mouth for a variety of reasons. Diet Like so many other health problems exacerbated by food, a person's diet can cause flare ups. When a person eats a diet high in foods that are spicy, heavily acidic or highly concentrated citrus meals, it can irritate the system and canker sores can begin to develop. Read More