What Could Your Toothache Mean?

What Could Your Toothache Mean?

Toothaches are not fun! It can make it difficult to eat, sleep or focus on anything besides the discomfort, so the first target is often to treat the symptoms. But symptoms happen to let us know that something is amiss, so it’s even more important to find and treat...
Can Your Toothbrush Harbor Germs?

Can Your Toothbrush Harbor Germs?

Toothbrushes are made to clean teeth, but how do you keep a toothbrush clean? Can your toothbrush harbor germs? The good news is that there are some things you can do and tools you can use to keep your toothbrush fresher and more sanitary. Here’s how to ensure that...
Are Sports Drinks Bad for Teeth?

Are Sports Drinks Bad for Teeth?

The adult body is made up of around 60% water so, as you might imagine, water plays a key role in our body’s ability to function well. Exercising and playing sports pushes our bodies to their limit in many ways, so it becomes extra important to stay hydrated while...
5 Ways To Help Bleeding Gums

5 Ways To Help Bleeding Gums

If you’re new to flossing regularly, it may come as a surprise to you if your gums start to bleed when you floss or brush your teeth. Even a small amount of blood can seem like a lot when it shows up on your toothbrush. The good news is that this is common and it can...
6 Symptoms to Call Your Dentist About

6 Symptoms to Call Your Dentist About

It can cause a lot of anxiety if your tooth suddenly starts to feel uncomfortable or you notice that a tooth looks different than it normally does. Should you call the dentist? Should you take an over the counter analgesic and wait to see if it goes away? Here are 6...