Understanding Malocclusions (Misaligned Teeth)

Malocclusion is the term used by dentists and orthodontists to describe misaligned teeth or an uneven bite. The term is somewhat broad, however, as there are several different types of malocclusion. Overbites, underbites and skew teeth are just a few of the many malocclusions that can occur, and thankfully these days there are plenty of...+

Brush Regularly for a Healthy Smile and a Healthy Heart

Recent developments in research have demonstrated a distinct connection between good dental hygiene and healthy cardiac function. As strange as it may sound, if we pause and look more closely, we would instantly realize the obviousness of this link. For instance, the risk factors for heart disease and poor dental health are fundamentally the same...+

Tired of Flossing? Chew On This

You’ve heard it a million times, or at least twice a year at your regular dental checkup: you need to be flossing more regularly. The recommendation to brush twice and floss at least once daily is clear. With crazy schedules and this go-go-go world, however, taking the time to floss at times can seem like...+