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Do I Need to Floss My Child’s Teeth?

Flossing is important for both children and adults as it removes bacteria and food in between teeth and below the gum line that can cause gingivitis, periodontitis and dental decay.Once a child's first tooth erupts it is imperative to keep it/them as clean as possible...

Healthy Food for Healthy Teeth

Healthy food choices are important to sustain excellent general health as well as your oral health. The vitamins and minerals that come from healthy foods can help you fight cavities and prevent gum disease.Tips to Protect Your Teeth from Cavities- If possible brush...

Dental Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

Many factors go into determining a person's odds of having a heart attack and stroke. These are two factors you may not be aware of.Sleep Apnea is a breathing disorder that occurs at night while you sleep and may put you at increased risk of both heart attack and...

Emergency Dental Services

Lifetime Dental Care has introduced same day emergency dental services. Our commitment to area residents is that they will be seen the same day to assess dental concerns or emergencies, so they do not remain in discomfort. Our team at Lifetime Dental Care believes...

Cavities on Baby Teeth

Dental decay otherwise known as cavities are caused by oral bacteria. There are a few specific types of oral bacteria that cause cavities, and these can be transmitted from person to person. The oral bacteria of a parent can also be transmitted from parent to...

Another Important Reason to Visit Your Dentist

We all know the importance of visiting your dentist on a regular basis to maintain your oral health and prevent disease, but did you know that your dentist is also screening your overall health when you visit as well?Blood Pressure ScreeningWhen you attend your...

Electric or Manual Toothbrush?

A recent poll on Sootoday.com showed that out of 1369 people who responded, 73% voted manual toothbrush over electric. This was not a scientific poll or study, but it did show what the majority of the sootoday.com readers were using most.We have come a long...

A Lifetime of Oral Health

Most people understand that diet and exercise play a large part in keeping our bodies healthy. Besides diet and exercise practicing positive oral hygiene habits and keeping our mouths healthy go a long way in keeping our body healthy.Deficient oral hygiene habits and...

Cavities Are Caused by Bacteria

Cavities, simply, are openings through the protective structure of the tooth/teeth caused by infectious bacteria. The protective outer surface of the tooth is enamel. At times, due to wear and disease, other areas of tooth structure may be exposed called dentin and...

Orthodontics Can Fix These Common Bite Problems

While everyone’s bite is unique, many people suffer from some form of bite misalignment. Here are a few common problems that can be corrected with braces. Few people are born with a “perfect” smile. With a little help, modern orthodontics can help the rest of us...

 

 

 

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