Possible Benefits of Yogurt for Your Teeth and Mouth

The benefits yogurt can provide may be a bit surprising. Along with extra nutrients, it may reduce your odds of getting bad breath and cavities. Yogurt contains protein and calcium, so you can get some more of these necessary nutrients this way. Both nutrients are helpful for your teeth, particularly for maintaining the enamel. Yogurt also contains probiotics, or beneficial... read more »

Shed Some Light on Dental Erosion Prevention

  In order to keep your smile safe from all the risks of tooth hazards in our world, it is important to make sure that you are not only practicing effective tooth hazard prevention plans, but you're also eating healthy, and cleaning your teeth on a daily basis. One potential tooth hazard that can arise at any time is dental... read more »

Visit Your Dentist for Gum Disease Therapy

  Optimum oral health that begins with cleaning your mouth right and visiting your dentist for routine check-ups and all examinations. However, it is also important to regularly inspect your mouth for signs of dental damage. If you suffer dental damage in the form of gum tissue infection, it means that periodontal disease, also called gum disease, may be taking... read more »

Dealing with Root Caries

Although people are most vulnerable to cavities when they are children and teens, tooth decay can remain a problem throughout your lifetime. Older people should not put off visiting the dentist, since they may have special concerns, and are vulnerable to root caries. As a person ages, receding gums may be a problem, and receding gums are also a symptom... read more »

Oral Piercings: What you Should Know

Do you want to get an oral piercing? Do you ever wonder how these piercings could affect the health of your mouth? Sadly, these piercings can actually have a fairly significant impact on your teeth. Furthermore, would it surprise you to hear that these oral piercings might actually lead to fairly serious problems? In reality, when you pierce your mouth--regardless... read more »

Dental Myths vs. Dental Facts

Oral care is very important if you're interested in protecting your oral—or overall—health. Unfortunately, there are many dental myths that are widely accepted by the general public, which could lead to complications. To help you avoid some of these issues, our team is happy to reveal the truth behind these rumors. One common myth you may have heard is that... read more »

Three Common Myths of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gum tissue that surrounds your teeth. It’s caused by a buildup of plaque that has hardened into tartar. To protect your mouth from gum disease, you need to have all the facts, which is why our team at Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz is taking this time to debunk common... read more »