There’s a lot to learn about oral health—how to keep it optimal, how it affects your overall health, and your mental health as well. We could talk your ear off at every appointment about bacteria, pathogens, periodontal disease, oral-systemic links, and more, but we know you have places to be and families to care for. That’s why we created this blog, as a learning center for our patients to keep up on all things oral health. From educational information to home care tips and DIY remedies, to the history of the toothbrush and whether activated charcoal whitens your teeth, follow along for bi-monthly articles to stay in the know.
Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use a pacifier. Babies have a natural reflex to suck their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other objects to help them feel more secure, to soothe them, or to lull them to sleep…. (Read More)Continue Reading »
Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. April Davis in Waterville is here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the American Heart Association,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Can you imagine a 2-liter bottle of your favorite soda? Now imagine that same bottle filled with spit. That’s approximately how much saliva the average adult produces in their mouth every day! It may be gross, but it’s definitely important. Saliva is a normal body fluid that’s crucial for oral health and overall wellness. If… (Read More)Continue Reading »
As a parent, you only want what’s best for your little one. Whether you’re a new mom navigating the waters of caring for your first-born, or a seasoned pro ready to start your own family softball team (sorry neighbor kids, all positions are filled), preventing tooth decay in kids is never an easy feat. Because… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet that your mouth (and your body) will truly love. But do you know what foods… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Biofilm is quite literally a “film” or layer of biological matter that forms on teeth, in sink pipes, on river rocks, and more. Biofilm is made of many different things. Think of it as concrete, which contains cement as well as a slew of other materials. It’s likely you’ve been aware of biofilm on your… (Read More)Continue Reading »
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