Understanding Dry Mouth

The Importance Of Saliva A healthy adult produces about three pints of saliva each day. It plays a very important part in maintaining your physical and oral health. Don’t hesitate to talk to your dentist if you do suffer from dry mouth. Saliva serves many purposes. It can help your body digest using the enzymes it contains and can also …

Fun Facts About Saliva

Here are just a few fun facts you can learn from, considering the fact it plays a big role in your oral health.   – You could potentially produce enough saliva to fill two bathtubs a year! Saliva production varies depending on the person, but on average most people produce about .7 liters of saliva per day which is enough …

Tooth Decay

How Your Teeth Decay In order for bacteria to multiply and live, it must have food! Eating sugary foods, or even starches like rice, feed the bacteria. Acids will produce and may dissolve your tooth enamel (outer layer of the tooth). Types of Decay Children can get a type of decay we call early childhood caries, or baby bottle tooth …

Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean and Effective

Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean and Effective

We all aim to have clean teeth and healthy smiles. The tool that makes this all possible? Your toothbrush. Since effective and diligent tooth brushing is the gateway to good oral health, it’s crucial that we are doing all we can to keep our toothbrush – our key dental hygiene tool – clean and in good condition. This is why …