Can Chewing Gum Help Your Teeth?

Can Chewing Gum Help Your Teeth?

The debate is as old as time, or at least as old as dental care.  People have been chewing gum for centuries, though ancient gums did not resemble our modern day chewing gums.  They have since evolved from a simple tree sap or gum to the rubbery substance we know today.  Each brand varies in … Continued

Bleeding Gums? Learn More About Gum Disease in Omaha

Brushing your teeth is such an automatic task that we sometimes go into autopilot mode during this part of our daily routine. You grab your toothbrush, dot on toothpaste, and begin the brushing motions that have been ingrained since childhood. Perhaps your mind even begins to drift, thinking about what the day’s plans are or … Continued

12 Days of Good Dental Habits

Ringing in the new year means a fresh start and fresh outlook for the upcoming 12 months. When the calendar turns, it’s also a chance for us to turn the page on old, unhealthy habits and resolve to be a better, healthier version of ourselves. At Today’s Dental, Omaha’s top dental team, we’re here to … Continued

White Spots on Teeth? How We Can Help!

Holiday parties are right around the corner, which is the perfect time of year to add some sparkle to your wardrobe. A pair of shiny cuff links, some bright beads, and sequins galore are all eye-catching touches that accompany holiday gatherings and parties. Why not add a little pizzazz to your teeth, which are the … Continued

How to Prevent Cavities from Halloween Candy

Trick or treat! Halloween is right around the corner, and right along with it is a plethora of gooey, sticky, toothache- inducing candies that invade children’s lives form every angle. Between the classroom Halloween party, the neighborhood costume parade, and community-wide trick or treating, children are surrounded by an excessive amount of sugary sweets during … Continued

How Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Oral Health

Changing seasons are a part of every calendar year, moving from frigid temps and falling snow to bright sunshine and humid air in the span of just a few short months. Warmer weather doesn’t just mean longer days, lighter clothing, and cooler treats, it can also mean an onslaught of seasonal allergies. Once the mercury … Continued

How to Prevent Your Smile from Aging

Our mouths can say a lot about our age and our smiles even age faster than we think. As we get older, our teeth begin to change — from shifts in color to the wearing down of our enamel and beyond. There’s a whole host of ways in which our teeth can change, but thankfully, … Continued

A Healthier Smile: Sweet Treats to Avoid This Summer

As the summer starts to heat up, you might be looking to grab some of your favorite summer treats to go along with all that fun in the sun. Be careful, though, because some of your top summer snacks can cause tooth decay, and it’s best to take everything in moderation to protect that healthy … Continued

The Right Foods to Improve Your Dental Health

Do apples keep the doctor AND dentist away? How about dark chocolate? Does that have an effect on your teeth as well? The truth is that the foods you consume can have a definite impact on your dental health, so it pays to watch what you eat. Here’s what we mean.

How Long Does It Take a Cavity to Form?

There is a constant battle taking place in your mouth. One one side, we have the bad bacteria in your mouth that live to feed on food residue containing your dietary sugar and starches. But on the other side you have our whole team at Today’s Dental and your own oral hygiene routine to combat … Continued

Why Do Humans Have Weak Teeth?

Read our blog post to learn how evolutionary changes and our modern-day diet have contributed to humans’ dental issues. Fortunately, Today’s Dental can help you have superb oral health. Contact us for tips to have a healthy smile!

4 Dental Tips for Kids in School

Check out our blog post for tips to help your child have outstanding oral health this school year. If dental hygiene care becomes routine to your child when they are young, they are more likely to have a strong and healthy smile as they grow up. Schedule their checkup before your calendar fills up!

Why Do We Have Baby Teeth?

Read our blog post to learn about baby teeth: why we have them, why they fall out, and why it’s absolutely critical to care for them. These temporary teeth play an important role in your child’s developing mouth. Is it time for your little one to visit us to check up on the health of their baby teeth? Schedule appointments for your entire family by contacting one of our offices today.

Easy Tips to Take Care of Your Gums

Read our blog post for tips to promote healthy gums! Did you know that a clean mouth contributes to a healthy body? Ask our friendly team for additional ways to improve your oral health.

What Happens If I Leave a Cavity Untreated?

Read our blog post to learn about what might happen if you skip out on your regular dental checkup and your cavities are left untreated. If you haven’t been to see us in the past 6 months, schedule an appointment ASAP to protect your oral health. Contact our Millard, Tranquility Park, or Elkhorn dental practice today!

Are Good Teeth Genetic?

When it comes to your teeth, you may be wondering how much of their healthiness and appearance is because of genetics and how much is something you can control. Read our blog post to find out whether or not having good teeth is genetic. More questions? Contact us!

How Teeth Change As You Age

Having our bodies change is an unavoidable part of getting older—and that includes our teeth and gums. On our blog post, we over the different ways your mouth can change as you age. Read on to learn more and contact us with any dental health questions!

Does Water Flossing Work?

Traditional string dental floss isn’t the only option out there. Check out our blog post to learn more about water flossing and its effectiveness.

Can You Brush Too Much?

We all know what happens when you don’t brush your teeth enough: plaque and other bacteria build up, wearing down tooth enamel and making way for cavities and gum disease. But is it possible to brush your teeth too much? What Happens When You Brush Your Teeth Brushing your teeth helps remove any food residue … Continued