After all of your adult teeth have come in and are settled, you may notice a new set of molars coming in in the very back of your mouth. These are called wisdom teeth and it is often recommended to have them removed to prevent issues with bite and spacing. While you may not always […]
Oral cancer is a common and often fatal disease due to late detection. Many people do not realize that oral cancer screenings are a routine part of your biannual checkup and cleaning at your dentist’s office. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and now is the best time to get screened and learn about symptoms […]
The food you eat can have a huge impact on the health of your teeth. From eating sticky candies like caramels or gum or drinking dark coffee and red wine, there are plenty of opportunities for your teeth to be stained throughout the day. Did you know that certain foods and drinks can cause your […]
There are many steps that go into maintaining your smile and keeping your teeth clean and healthy. While certain measures can be taken at home, you should still see a professional dentist at least twice per year for a general checkup and more thorough cleaning. This will show if any issues are forming in your […]
August 6th is National Fresh Breath Day. There are several things you can do throughout the day to keep your breath fresh from when you brush your teeth in the morning until you’re getting ready to go to bed that night.
Brush Your Tongue
You’ve heard about the importance of brushing your teeth, but many people neglect […]
Your toothbrush is used at least twice per day, when you brush according to your dentist’s recommended guidelines, and is not built to last forever. As time goes by, the bristles will wear and brush less effectively, leaving your teeth vulnerable to plaque buildup and cavities. If you’re not sure how long you have been […]
April is World Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer, which affects the mouth and throat, is diagnosed in 132 individuals throughout the country each day and is highly curable if detected early enough. Oral cancer screenings are part of regular dentist visits, making sure your mouth is healthy and finding problems early for treatment.
What are […]
World Oral Health Day is a global initiative to encourage following proper dental habits and, this year, emphasizing the importance of dental hygiene to staying in good overall health. Dr. Anna Berik of Newton Dental Associates recommends following these habits to keep your teeth and gums healthy!
Floss Once Per Day
Flossing once per day is critical […]
World Oral Health Day is on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018. The annual day is part of a larger campaign to promote global awareness of proper dental habits. This year’s event theme is “Say Ahh: Think Mouth Think Health,” promoting preventative oral hygiene to maintain the rest of the body’s health. The correlation between teeth and […]
You live a busy life, and going to the dentist may be an appointment that slips your mind. Every six months, the appointment rolls around and you may think about rescheduling for when you’re less busy. However, keeping regular appointments and having your teeth examined and cleaned benefits your health now and in the long […]