Flossing Teeth: No More Excuses! (Part 1)

Do you floss? Or, like many people, do you always seem to find a reason not to? A 2008 survey found that only 49% of Americans floss daily, and 10% never floss. That’s most unfortunate, dentists say, because flossing is even more important than brushing when it comes...

Oral infections lead to more hospitalizations

A new study has suggested that the number of hospitalizations due to preventable oral infections may be on the rise. Reviewing national patient data, the researchers found that the number of people hospitalized for dental abscesses, an infection surrounding the root...

Baby Teeth: Dental Care for Little Ones

Parents sometimes think that baby teeth aren’t that important (they’re just going to fall out anyway, right?), but cavities and tooth decay in baby teeth can have negative affects on permanent teeth and cause your child future problems if not taken care...