4 Surprising Tips to Prevent Toothaches

Toothaches can be extremely painful and result in sleepless nights and an inability to eat. In many cases, toothaches are caused by a cavity which result in inflammation within the teeth and gums. Cavities are mostly caused by external factors relating to the food we eat and how well we brush. For example, eating a…

5 Surefire Ways to Convince Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Getting your little ones to brush their teeth is a daily struggle. But it’s a struggle that is necessary, because children’s teeth are far more susceptible to decay than adult teeth. As well as taking them for regular dental check-ups at Dentistry at the Crossing, you need to establish a solid brushing routine as early…

5 Ways to Ease Dental Anxiety

Fear of the dentist is extremely common, especially amongst adults. A lot of adults are plagued with the remembrance of horrible dentist experiences from their childhood which may put them off visiting the dentist in adulthood. This is extremely dangerous, as it is highly important that everyone attends regular dental check-ups in order to ensure…

Handy Tips to Dislodge Food Stuck In Your Teeth

We’ve all been in that awkward situation at a dinner party when a bit of food gets lodged in your tooth and you have no way to get it out. The next few hours are then spent running your tongue over the offending tooth in the hope that you can dislodge it. However, in most…

Man with bad breath

Whether you’re headed to a new job interview, leaning in for a first kiss, or just going about daily life, nobody wants to have bad breath. Read on to discover ten common causes of bad breath and what you can do to keep your breath fresh:   Poor Oral Hygiene If you have poor oral…

Woman smiling

Human teeth are one of the most interesting and useful parts of our bodies. Let’s explore ten surprising facts about teeth: Did you know that the hardest surface in your whole body is tooth enamel? It is composed of 96% mineral. At the same time, it’s vulnerable to demineralization, which leads to cavities. The average…

Brushing your teeth

We offer a lot of advice about the right way to brush your teeth and keep your mouth, gums, and teeth healthy. But what about brushing habits that are actually harmful? Check out these brushing habits that are all wrong:   Brushing Once a Day Are you a morning person who likes minty fresh breath…

5-tips-for-overcoming-dental-phobia

Whether you are scheduled for a routine dental cleaning or have a wisdom tooth extraction coming up, it is completely normal to have fear of the dentist. As much as 75% of the population has some level of fear about visiting the dentist, and 1 in 10 people actively avoid going to the dentist out…

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