Amalgam Fillings: A Long-Term, Low-Cost Solution to Tooth Decay

Amalgam Fillings: A Long-Term, Low-Cost Solution to Tooth Decay

If you or your child has recently gotten a cavity for the first time, you may be wondering what your options are. Although there are several types of fillings available, many people find that traditional amalgam, or silver, fillings are less expensive and more durable than other materials.  While you may need to take the … Continued

Signs That it’s Time to See Your Dentist

If you haven’t seen your dentist much this year, you may be wondering when scheduling an appointment should take precedence over staying home. By keeping an eye on your teeth and gums at home, as well as brushing and flossing your teeth regularly, you can take care of potential problems early on before they become … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Text-A-Dentist

Have you ever wondered if there is a better option than going to the dentist if all you need is a quick recommendation or answer to a question? Many types of telemedicine have begun to be implemented throughout the country in recent months as an alternative to in-person visits, and Today’s Dental is also exploring … Continued

What Your Gums Say About Your Oral Health

You’re probably aware of the signs that you may have a cavity to watch for, but did you know that the condition of your gums can also say a lot about your oral health? Gingivitis and other types of gum disease can both harm your gums and make your teeth more vulnerable to cavities. At … Continued

The Diet for Healthy Teeth

    Brushing and flossing your teeth each day is just the first step in keeping your smile healthy. Choosing nutritious snacks and meals that provide vitamins that benefit your teeth and are low in sugar and other cavity-causing ingredients can be just as important. Filling your plate with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein, and … Continued

How Oral Health Impacts Your Immune System

Your oral health and immune system go hand in hand. Our mouth is a gateway into our body and it does its best to fight off anything that compromises our well-being. But if oral hygiene is left unchecked, it can have dire consequences on the body. Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, as well as gum disease … Continued