Professional Teeth Cleaning

As part of a good dental health regimen, the teeth should be cleaned at regular intervals by a trained hygienist. Your dentist (or hygienist) will clean the surfaces of teeth as well as the build-up of plaque in hard to reach places that only a thorough cleaning will remove.  Professional cleaning involves three stages: Oral…

Can Gum Recession Be Avoided?

Gum recession is when the gums pull away from the teeth and it can lead to teeth sensitivity or even tooth loss. Good oral hygiene habits including regular dentist appointments help prevent gum recession. Key takeaways: Gum disease due to a build-up of bacteria and plaque can be a major cause of gum recession. Brush…

Three Downsides Of Nail Biting

From an aesthetic point of view, nail biting isn’t the best thing for your nails. But the downsides of this habit go beyond aesthetics and can actually impact your dental health.  Key takeaways: Nail biting can wear away the enamel and expose your teeth to fractures, decay, and even gum disease. Your mouth becomes exposed…