Dietary Habits that Weaken Teeth

Foods affect teeth

To keep your teeth healthy and strong, you need to practice great oral hygiene including brushing twice daily, flossing at least once a day and visiting the dentist regularly. However, there are dietary factors that may lead to sensitive or weakened teeth and undermine your efforts. By avoiding these behaviors, you can maintain a healthy, beautiful smile. Drinking too many … Read More

Understanding Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are thin plastic films that your dentist paints on the chewing surfaces of your teeth to protect existing enamel and prevent cavities. While you may think they’re only for children, studies have shown that they can be an effective treatment for adults too. Effectiveness of dental sealants A dental sealant properly applied by your dentist can be 100% … Read More

Tooth Enamel: Keep it Strong for Healthy Teeth

Tooth Enamel

The enamel on your natural teeth is a thin, translucent outer covering that works like armor to protect teeth from daily activities including biting, crunching, grinding, and chewing. It protects your teeth from invading bacteria that can lead to plaque and tartar. Despite its thinness, enamel is the hardest tissue in your body and covers the part of your tooth … Read More