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A cavity is a hole that can grow bigger and deeper over time. Cavities are also called dental caries (say: KARE-eez). If you have a cavity, it’s important to get it repaired. But why would your tooth develop a hole? Blame plaque. That’s a sticky, slimy substance made up mostly of the germs that cause tooth decay....

Oral Health Diets

Oral Health Diets How Does Diet Affect My Teeth? Nutrition and dental health are more intertwined than you would expect. Yes, we’re taught early on that too much sugar can give you cavities and biting into hard foods can chip your teeth, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Your dental and oral health depends on...

4Smile Experiences the EZ Teethbrush

5 Ways to Make Someone Smile It’s 2020, we’re still finding new ways to break barriers, and oral hygiene is fair game. Recently, 4Smile was fortunate enough to test an innovative toothbrush. In fact, it’s so revolutionary that it’s not even called a...

Benefits of Flossing

If you have ever brushed your teeth and then flossed right after, then you know just how important flossing is. If you’ve never done this before and you don’t make time to floss at least once a day, then you fit in with the majority of Americans who skip this practice.While there’s been some discrepancy on whether flossing is necess...

Is Thumbsucking Bad?

You’ve probably witnessed a child or two with a habit and didn’t think twice about it. As a parent of a child who sucks their thumb, however, you may have some concerns.Children develop habits and have a hard time breaking them, just like adults do. But a parent may be especially alarmed when they fear the habit will affect their chil...

Natural Remedies For Healthy Teeth

Natural Remedies to Keep Yours Teeth Healthy There’s a lot more that goes into having healthy teeth than brushing twice a day. Before you run off to the drugstore and purchase hundreds of dollars worth of products that promise to make your teeth whiter, healthier, and cure every sor...

Baby Teeth – What You Didn’t Know

Baby Teeth - order of appearance, and should I keep themA lot of parents are concerned about their baby’s teeth. A baby may show signs of teething within three months of birth. However, teething may start after six months of birth, but in some babies, it can get as late as one ye...

Effects Of Vaping On Your Dental Health

Does Vaping Effect My Health / Dental Health?Oral Effects of VapingYou may already be familiar with the overall health risks associated with vaping. Vaping increases a higher risk of a heart condition and also seizure...

Bleeding Gums

What You Can Do About Bleeding Gums - Anna Bird Article Re-posted with permission from Bleeding gums are often a cause for concern as well as they should be in most cases. Bleeding gums are often caused by something not right with your gums. Your gums have become weak and injured. So...