Dental Health

How To Floss With A Water Flosser

If you dislike flossing with dental floss, a water flosser might be right for you. Water flossers are a safe way to remove plaque, but only if you use them right. We’ve got you covered with instructions on how to use a water flosser. How to Use a Water Flosser? Water flossers are fairly straightforward […]

The Benefits of Mouthwash

The minty fresh sensation mouthwash offers is pleasurable, but it’s not the only reason to use mouthwash on a daily basis. If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of mouthwash, here’s what it can do for you. Freshen Your Breath Perhaps the most noticeable benefit of using mouthwash is fresh breath. While that minty effect […]

Does Oil Pulling Work?

The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda is enjoying new popularity, and one of its health practices and particularly has taken off: Oil pulling. Endorsed by celebrities including the Olsen twins, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Miranda Kerr, oil pulling is having a moment. But does it actually work and how do you do it? Our Tampa dentist […]

The Development of the Mouth and Teeth

What do you actually know about your child’s teeth? We’ve put together a primer for you so you can take the best care of your child’s teeth. How Children’s Teeth Develop It might seem like children’s teeth come in all of a sudden, but in reality teeth begin to develop as early as the sixth […]

Best Foods/Drinks for a Healthy Smile

Often, where you hear about food and oral hygiene, it’s what not to eat. While soda and candies can harm your teeth, you might not know that other foods offer oral health benefits. Here are six things to eat that are great for your teeth, as recommended by our Tampa dentists. 1. Tea Tea offers […]

Best Way to Care for Your Teeth After Eating or Drinking

Our Tampa dentists receive a lot of questions about preventing dental problems. While one of the best things you can do to prevent dental problems is to see your dentist at least twice a year, there’s a lot you can do on a daily basis to protect oral health, including these suggestions for the best […]

Dental Implants & How Crucial Teeth Replacement Really Is

If your teeth are missing or damaged, you may have considered replacing them for cosmetic reasons. But did you know there are medical reasons to consider replacing damaged teeth with dental implants? Learn what dental implants are and how they benefit you. What is a Dental implant? Dental implants are replacements for your natural teeth. […]

Why You Need to Visit the Dentist

You know you need to visit the dentist every six months, at a minimum, but do you know why that is? Brush up on the importance of regular dental visits not only for your oral health, but your overall health. Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy Most people try to keep up with brushing and […]

Poor Oral Health Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

A new study shows that your oral hygiene is linked to your blood pressure. The study, which was published in Hypertension, the journal of the American Heart Association, indicates that people who have high blood pressure benefit more from medication to control their condition if they have good oral health. Scientists reviewed both the medical […]

Alzheimer’s & Periodontitis

A new study makes some groundbreaking claims, demonstrating that long-term exposure to periodontitis mimics the effects of Alzheimer’s. Learn what the latest link between dental health and overall health means for you. The Link Between Periodontitis and Alzheimer’s In the new study, scientists used mice that were given chronic periodontitis, and another control group of […]