13Jan, 2016

5 Benefits of Flossing Daily

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You probably know that brushing your teeth twice a day is important for optimal dental hygiene. What most people don’t know is that flossing daily is equally beneficial. In fact, ask your dentist and he/she will recommend it. Of course, it can be a pain to floss daily, what with the risk of bleeding gums and prying out food debris, but the benefits are numerous. To settle the argument, here’s a look at 5 benefits of flossing daily: There are some areas your toothbrush cannot reach. Food can get stuck […]
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22Dec, 2015

An Apple a Day Keeps the Dentist Away

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‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is among the oldest clichés going around. People have been using it for centuries, but does it really apply? Well, apples are healthy and can help prevent a host of illnesses so the saying is probably true. But did you know that apples can also help you keep the dentist away? Yes, it may sound strange but eating a fruit bits of which can get stuck in your teeth and eventually lead to buildup of bacteria can help keep your dental health […]
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2Dec, 2015

Does Your Toothbrush Matter? How to Choose the Right One

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With the wide variety of options available on the market, choosing a toothbrush which suits your need is becoming more difficult. If you watch the ads for the leading toothbrushes on the market, you might feel any of them can get the job done. And then there are those people who believe they need a toothbrush just to clean their teeth so it doesn’t matter which one they buy. Well, the fact of the matter is your choice of toothbrush is important. If you are having trouble finding the right […]
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22Nov, 2015

4 tips for Dental Health During the Holidays

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Here are 4 tips to help keep your teeth healthy during the holidays. Avoid too much Candy and Sweets – This one is a no brainer, but with the holidays it is very easy to over do it. Candies are affect our dental health in two ways. One is the sugar, and two is the hard candies that we can chip our teeth on. We are saying avoid candy all together, but make sure to eat it in moderation. Another thing to avoid too much of is the sweets. This […]
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2Nov, 2015

Why You Should Consider Brushing Your Teeth in the Dark

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Brushing your teeth is important. It is quite likely that you brush your teeth twice a day without anyone asking you to. It is one of the basic accepted dental care tips and yes, you should adhere to it for a lifetime. But did you know, brushing your teeth in the dark at night could make a real difference, not to the health of your teeth and gums, but to your sleep. According to a neuroscientist at Oxford, if you have been missing out on a good night’s sleep, a […]
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22Oct, 2015

Toothbrush Tips to Keep Your Teeth in Shape

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We’ve all been taught to brush at least once per day. This is a mantra that sticks in our heads practically the moment we grew teeth! We know that we should brush because the bacteria in our mouths lead to cavities, tooth decay, and even gum disease. However, what many people don’t know is that there are right and wrong ways to brush our teeth. What many people see as a simple and everyday task actually requires some prior knowledge in order to truly protect our pearly whites intact and bright […]
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4Oct, 2015

Teeth Whitening and How to Keep it that Way

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Everybody loves seeing those pearly white teeth.  The aesthetic glamour it brings added to one’s confidence, especially when dealing with different situations. The reason why your pearly whites become not so white anymore is because of the mineral structure of teeth and the discoloration that can be brought about by different food you intake such as coffee, tea and even those found in tap water.  However, there is no need to fret, it is  There are things to consider before undergoing different procedures, and most importantly, making sure that you keep those […]
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23Sep, 2015

How to Prevent Teeth Grinding

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How to Prevent Teeth Grinding Human teeth are the small, calcified, hard, whitish structures found in the human mouth. They function in mechanically breaking down items of food by cutting and crushing them in preparation for swallowing and digestion. Teeth are made of enamel: The hardest, white outer part of the tooth and Dentin: a layer underlying the enamel.  However, there are dental problems are never any fun and are affecting the teeth — bad breath, tooth decay, gum (Periodontal) disease, Oral Cancer, mouth sores, tooth erosion, tooth sensitivity, and […]
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Professional Ways of Teeth Whitening and Procedures - Mplsdental
23Sep, 2015

Professional Ways of Teeth Whitening and Procedures

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Professional Ways of Teeth Whitening and Procedures Do you want to have bright white and healthy teeth? Here are the professional ways in caring your dental health. You are advised to go for a periodical check-up of your dental health to restore and find out about your teeth condition. There are many ways to refreshing your teeth color. Having yellowish colored teeth doesn’t mean that your teeth are not healthy, there were just many factors affects the color change of your teeth. To whiten your teeth is not a problem […]
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A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care | Family Dentist | Minneapolis Dental
26Aug, 2015

A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care

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A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care “Brush your teeth before going to bed!” your mom always said. As a kid, you found this incredibly annoying as most kids are too lazy to brush their teeth at night and would rather just go straight to bed than spend all that time scrubbing their teeth and flossing out the yucky stuff. But be thankful that your mom was concerned for your dental hygiene because studies show that poor oral health may actually be a risk factor for more serious illnesses like cardiovascular […]
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