The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog
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The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

You only have one set of adult teeth, and they need to last until you are 80, 90, or beyond. The actions you take towards your teeth today will either benefit you or harm you in the future. Of course, good dental care starts with seeing a dentist regularly. You should go in for cleanings and checkups, and any other time you think something might be amiss with your teeth. Education is important when it comes to any aspect of your health, so start reading the articles on this website to educate yourself about dentists and dental care. We promise that when you're 80 and you still have your teeth, you won't regret the time spent.


The Tooth of the Matter: A Dental Blog

  • Why Choose Invisalign Braces?

    29 January 2021

    Invisalign braces have been around for a while; they are a way to straighten your teeth without the need for metal brackets and wires. These braces are simply a nearly invisible tray that is fit to your teeth and helps align them properly so they straighten. You are given different trays every month, or every couple of months (depending on your teeth), which change as your teeth change and move, to get a straight smile.

  • Why Is Oral Health Important?

    17 December 2020

    Oral health refers to your mouth and all the parts it contains. Focusing on good oral health protects your mouth and body, and these are just a few reasons oral health is important. Here are three specific ways that oral health is essential. Knowing and understanding these can help you know why you should care for your teeth and mouth. Oral Health Protects and Saves Teeth Developing good oral care habits protect and save your teeth.

  • Why See Your Dentist Every Six Months?

    3 November 2020

    If you only go to the dentist when you experience a dental problem, you're missing out on quality care. While it's true that dentists are happy to help patients who are experiencing toothaches, prevention is always best. Proper routine care can help you avoid many dental emergencies. For best results, some patients should get check-ups about every six months. Here are four reasons to follow this schedule: 1. Monitor your gum health.

  • How Can Botox Help With Your Teeth?

    6 October 2020

    Botox has long been a product associated with getting rid of wrinkles, and although this is try, it can be effective in helping to smooth your skin and offer you a more youthful appearance, it can be helpful in other ways as well. Botox can be used in treatments for a number of other things, including medical treatments. One of them is TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. If you have TMJ, Botox may be able to help.

  • Having A Hard Time Flossing? You May Need To See A Dentist

    2 October 2020

    Taking care of your teeth and gums requires flossing. But whether you've been flossing all along or have only recently started, it can be discouraging to experience difficulty while trying to pull the floss through. If you end up with shredded floss or accidentally hit your gums while flossing because it's so hard to get it between your teeth, it may mean that it's time to call a dentist. Here's what you should know.