Pick a Dental Floss That Will Suit Your Needs

Are you aware that there are different types of dental floss for different individuals and needs? Oftentimes, it comes down to preference and comfort, but variations can affect your overall flossing experience. Always make sure to have a floss that does not fray during use. If you pick a dental floss that you can work… Read more »

Did You Know Snoring Can Indicate Health Issues?

Did you know snoring can indicate health issues? Snoring could be a sign that you suffer from sleep apnea, which happens when normal breathing patterns are disrupted during sleep. With obstructive sleep apnea disorder, airflow is blocked during sleep. With central sleep apnea disorder, the brain has a problem sending signals to the body instructing… Read more »

Dry Mouth 101

Do you have a dry, sticky mouth? If so, you might have dry mouth. Dry mouth is a dental condition that involves having inadequate flow of saliva, which is pretty obvious. However, even though it’s obvious, it’s also a dangerous dental issue that can alter your oral health. Because you’re short on saliva, the debris… Read more »

How Can a Mouthguard Help You?

What do you do to keep your teeth healthy? Do you brush twice a day, visit your dentist twice a year, and floss daily? All of these things are important to your oral health—but did you know that it’s also important for you to protect your teeth while you’re playing sports? The most efficient way… Read more »

Simple Solutions for Your Oral Health During the Holidays

As the holiday rush swamps us with sugary delights, we must keep our oral health operating as efficient as ever. You don’t want to forget your daily brushing habits or neglect to take the proper time to do them. If you become lackadaisical in your brushing routine, it is much easier for harmful bacteria and… Read more »

Dental Bleaching Gel Can Remove Moderate Stains from Tooth Enamel

When minor surface stains are not removed from the teeth, they can set deeper and deeper into your tooth enamel. In many of these situations, the mild concentrations of hydrogen peroxide in whitening toothpaste and whitening strips aren’t strong enough to eradicate the stains. Sometimes dental bleaching gel can remove moderate stains from tooth enamel…. Read more »

Proper Oral Care for a Healthy Smile

Did you know that the acid in your mouth makes you prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities and tooth loss? This is because of plaque and calculus. Plaque forms on your teeth around the gum line, and can lead to gum disease, loose teeth, bad breath, pain and swelling in the gums, and bleeding… Read more »

Avoid These Snacks to Keep Your Smile Healthy For Halloween

Halloween is upon us, and there will be many tricks and treats to be had. However, don’t get tricked by treats that look to haunt your teeth with cavities. Avoid these snacks to keep your smile healthy for Halloween, and for years to come: – Sticky Candy: Exercise care when consuming sticky candies such as… Read more »

How to Scare Tooth Decay Away this Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which may not be a surprise to you, but it might be to your smile. Because of the sugary treats and candies available, your teeth and gums can be in grave danger this Halloween if you don’t take good care of your smile. So, to help you, our Andrew… Read more »

Is Tooth Sensitivity Affecting Your Smile?

What happens when you eat ice cream or drink hot tea? Are you one those people who love ice cream, but avoid it because taking a bite leaves you wincing in pain? If so, you are not alone! Sudden, sharp tooth pain is one of the most common dental conditions we encounter here at Andrew Henritze… Read more »