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Everyone knows the basics of good dental care. Brush your teeth after every meal, floss every day, see your dentist at least twice a year. It sounds simple. But what if you still don’t have strong, healthy teeth? Weak enamel can be a genetic weakness, or it can be caused by other conditions, like Celiac disease. I’ve always had weak enamel, so I started looking into ways that I could increase the strength of my teeth, and found that dietary changes could make a big difference. I started this blog to share my experience, and to talk about other ways you can make your teeth stronger and healthier. There are lots of things that you can do to improve your dental health. You just have to find them.

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3 Facts You Should Know About Root Canal Therapy

If your dentist has told you a root canal treatment is needed, you may be worried. There are many myths surrounding root canal therapy, but it is actually a common procedure. If you aren't sure if a root canal treatment is the right choice for you, check out these three facts. It Is Not Painful Many people wince at the sound of a root canal treatment because they believe it is painful. Read More 

Don’t Neglect Your Mouth: 4 Tips For Identifying Hidden Cavities

When it comes cavities, you know about the pain that can come with them. You probably also know about the decay that can cause holes to develop. Unfortunately, those are the symptoms that show up after your tooth has already rotted, and is in need of significant dental work, including root canals. By that time, the damage is already done. However, if you pay attention to your teeth, and your mouth, you can detect cavities long before they're reached the critical stage. Read More 

After-Care For Root Canals: Three Things To Know

A root canal is a procedure that removes damaged pulp from inside of a tooth, helping you to keep your natural teeth in place. Your dentist or endodontist can perform this procedure in the office, and he or she will likely give you some after-care instructions to help ease discomfort and tend to your oral health in the days after your root canal. If you are unsure about what to expect after the procedure is complete, here are a few tips you can use to care for yourself and your teeth. Read More 

Giving Up Chewing Tobacco? Try These Alternatives Instead

If you have a chewing tobacco habit that you're ready to give up, congratulations! You're taking a key step toward improving your oral health. As your dentist has likely told you during your routine checkups, your mouth may already be showing the signs of chewing tobacco use. While many people are concerned about the link between this product and various oral cancers, chewing tobacco can also stain your teeth and lead to gum recession — all issues that your dentist will warn you about. Read More 

5 Reasons Your Gums Are Bleeding

Keeping your gums in good condition is essential for having healthy teeth. If you have issues with your gums, this could translate to problems with your teeth. However, it's possible to have gums that  start to bleed. This is a situation you will want to discuss with your dental provider. It's also beneficial to be aware of the common causes of bleeding gums. Reason #1: Rough toothbrush You will always want to do is to choose a toothbrush that has the best bristles to meet your individual needs. Read More