Hazards to Your Oral Health

Have you done what you can to preserve the life of your teeth? If so, great job! However, many things in life can damage our teeth beyond foods and sugars. Understanding these dangers can help you protect your oral health for years to come. Our dentists, Dr. Murdock and Dr. Searle, encourage you to have positive oral health. As a... read more »

Understanding Dental Sealants

If you're thinking about improving your oral health care through the use of an interdental cleaning tool or with a toothbrush, you are right on track. Make sure you clean all areas and sides of your teeth and gums, as it is essential for keeping your smile safe. However, there are several other preventive measures you can take to keep... read more »

Taking Care of Your Smile During Cold and Flu Season

When you think about all the ways that you can improve your oral health, it is important to remember that caring for your teeth and gums should be something you do every single day. If for any reason you begin to neglect your teeth, you may find yourself putting your teeth and gums at an increased risk for problems, which... read more »

Superb Smiles Includes Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Dental erosion has numerous causes. Anytime your tooth enamel is worn down by acids in your mouth, it puts your mouth further at risk for future ailments. One of these risks is due to holes in your tooth enamel known as cavities. If left untreated, a cavity can lead to infections and tooth loss. Thus, it is important to make... read more »

Don’t Let Halitosis Ruin Your Holiday

Bad breath can be embarrassing. Luckily, most cases of halitosis can be solved with a little brushing up of your oral hygiene routines! Here are some probable causes of bad breath and how to combat it. The first thing to do is to honestly rate your dental hygiene. Brushing twice a day for 2 minutes and flossing once a day... read more »

How to Care for Your Smile During Basketball Season

Are you a basketball player? If so, you’re probably focused on conditioning, improving your shot, and working on defense. You’re probably not focused on your smile, right? Well, you should be. Little did you know, your smile could be in grave danger while you play basketball if you’re not careful. So, it’s important to properly care for your smile each... read more »

Things You Can Do to Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity

Having tooth sensitivity is no fun, and if you have it, you already know this. Your best defense against this is taking excellent care of your teeth and gums every day with a solid oral hygiene routine. Brush and floss without fail, and keep all scheduled six months cleanings with your dentist. It all starts with healthy tooth enamel and... read more »