Crest Dental Hygiene Topics

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Hygiene Topics Explore Crest’s Sensitivity Topics to gain helpful oral care tips on causes, cures, and how to prevent future teeth sensitivity. Crest is a brand of toothpaste and oral hygiene products made by Procter & Gamble in the United States and sold worldwide. In many countries in Europe, such as Germany, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine,

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Gum Disease What You Need To Know

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Gum Disease Gum disease is something that many people are affected by on a daily basis. The numbers are staggering when taking a look at statistics related to periodontal disease with over 47.2% of adults aged 30 years or older having some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of adults 65 […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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  Our most typical concerns about oral health focus on   tooth decay and   periodontal issues . However, oral cancer is an insidious disease that the   American Cancer Society estimates will claim over 11,000 lives this year, and produce about 54,000 new cases diagnosed. April is   Oral Cancer Awareness Month – a […]

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Are Energy Drinks Ruining Your Teeth?

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Many people depend on energy drinks to power them through their demanding day. Although popular for their ability to enhance energy levels, physical alertness and performance, energy drinks have come under scrutiny for their adverse effects on health when consumed in excess. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the pot

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How to Fight Sugar Cravings

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  Whether it’s in your morning coffee, doughnut, or sprinkled on your favorite cereal for that extra sweetness, sugar is the way many people start their day. Yet what we know as sugar is actually refined sugar. Also called processed sugar, it’s extracted from the sugar cane or sugar beet plant and chemically processed to […]

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What To Look For In A Toothpaste

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  Does the toothpaste aisle in your supermarket seem daunting to you? Not only are numerous brands available, but toothpaste (known in the dental profession as dentifrices ) is formulated to serve a wide variety of needs. Some promote their whitening ability, others are intended to prevent tartar build-up, and so on. But which type […]

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Fluoride: Myths and Facts

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  In 1945, Grand Rapids, MI, became the first community in the world to add fluoride to the municipal water supply in order to help prevent tooth decay. When subsequent studies showed a significantly lower rate of cavities in schoolchildren, water fluoridation spread to other towns and cities — including Chicago. The   Centers for […]

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Is Mouthwash Necessary?

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A clean taste in your mouth, fresh breath and an extra defense against the bacteria that cause plaque buildup and gum disease are among the main benefits that mouthwash delivers. But is it really a necessary part of your daily oral hygiene routine, or do you just believe it is thanks to successful marketing by […]

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How to Choose a Dentist

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  Choosing a healthcare provider is an important decision. Finding a professional worthy of your trust to treat and prevent illness — perhaps not only for yourself but also for your family — is a task to take seriously, rather than left to chance. Our team at   24/7 Local Dentist always emphasizes that dental […]

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What is a Smile Makeover and is it Right for You?

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Having a beautiful smile is a powerful boost to self-confidence — and can open doors in many aspects of your life! But the bright, perfect “movie star” smile that’s so desirable can’t always be achieved by best oral health practices alone. Fortunately, a smile makeover is designed to give you what nature didn’t — or […]

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