Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Choosing the Right Toothpaste

A trip through the toothpaste aisle isn’t the simple journey it used to be. Our parents and grandparents had just a handful of choices – paste or gel; spearmint or peppermint. Today, you’ll find a dizzying array of formulas on the store shelves and it can be confusing to decide what type of toothpaste is best for your family or your particular needs. Some of the newer ones can be helpful for certain minor dental conditions, while others offer little more than empty promises. Here’s a guide to help make that trip down the tooth care aisle a little less intimidating.

Monday, June 1, 2015

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

Life is an awesome journey, and our teeth want to be with us each step of the way. From birth to old age, a good relationship with our dentist is a crucial component to keeping our choppers healthy and happy. Our dental health needs change through the decades, so it might not always be clear just how often we should be seeing the dentist as the years go by. Here’s some advice for having a healthy relationship with your dentist during each decade of your life.