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Unwrapping the truth on CANDY

By now, you’ve probably heard that candy is bad for your teeth. If you haven’t, we envy the way you coolly and unapologetically eat a Snicker’s bar. As dentists, we can’t do that. We know exactly what happens once we put that yummy candy bar in our mouth. What happens when you eat that piece…

Smiling…The natural stress reducer.

We all know that too much stress in our lives can wreak havoc on our health, disrupting nearly every system in our body. Stress can lead to high blood pressure, an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, and even accelerated aging. To remedy this, many people turn to yoga, meditation, stress counseling, or frequent…

Creating Good Oral Habits and Healthy Eating for Children

  The healthy habits we learn when we are young tend to stick with us throughout life. Good oral health care is one of the most important of these. That’s why it’s crucial to introduce children to brushing and flossing in a way that makes it fun and gives them a sense of accomplishment. Putting…

How to care for your Crown

Dental crowns are a common part of smile restoration, as they can be used to repair teeth that are chipped, cracked, broken, or damaged by decay. They are also very easy to care for at home. If you look after your dental crowns according to the following instructions, they could last for many years or…

Don’t be fooled by these 3 Dental myths

There is a lot of misconceptions out there when it comes to taking care of your pearly-whites. Here are some dental myths to be aware of. Bleaching Can Weaken Your Teeth Despite what you may hear, undergoing a teeth whitening procedure does not damage your teeth and enamel.  Tooth whitening products, whether applied in-office or…

Are you prone to cavities?

You brush and floss daily and don’t snack on sugary treats, yet you’ve had your fair share of cavities. Your friend, on the other hand, is lax with the dental hygiene and lives on energy drinks and junk food, yet rarely has a cavity. What gives? Cavities, which result from a disease process called dental…

Tooth aches are no fun!

Almost everyone experiences tooth pain at some point in life. If you have a toothache, don’t delay in getting treatment. Dental Group of Magee can offer affordable care that can relieve your pain and determine the best course of treatment to preserve your tooth. The facts listed below can help you understand more about possible causes…

Make Brushing Fun

Are you struggling to get your child to brush their teeth? We know it can be frustrating, but it is important to continue to encourage them to brush. We hope these tips will help make brushing fun for them and easier for you. Let them practice on a stuffed animal or doll. Brushing can be…

Are you happy with the shade of your smile?

Tips to Prevent Tooth Discoloration Are your teeth not as white as you would like? We would all love white, sparkling teeth! Here is an explanation of why your teeth are not as white as you would like, and how you can prevent it!   There are three types of discoloration: Extrinsic discoloration occurs when…