The study looked at nearly 4,000 preschool children in Scotland, UK and discovered that snacking habits are the behaviour most strongly associated with dental decay. Researchers found under-five’s who snack throughout the day, compared to eating just at meal times, are far more likely to have signs of dental decay and that relying on tooth …Continue reading "Snacking habits are strongly linked with dental decay in preschool children"
You may wonder why you’re suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years. As we get older, we enter a second round of cavity prone years. One common cause of cavities in older adults is dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. However, it is a side-effect in more …Continue reading "The Link Between Medications and Cavities"
Your teeth are sensitive to hot or cold Your gums are puffy and/or they bleed when you brush You have fillings, crowns, dental implants, dentures, etc. You don’t like the way your smile or teeth look You have persistent bad breath or bad taste in your mouth You are pregnant You have pain or swelling …Continue reading "15 Signs You Need to See a Dentist"