6 Ways to Prevent Cavities in Children | Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville

6 Ways to Prevent Cavities in Children

6 Ways to Prevent Cavities in Children Tooth decay occurs when food containing carbohydrates (sugars and starches) are left on your teeth. Bacteria in the mouth changes the carbohydrates into acids. The combination of bacteria, food, acid, and saliva cause plaque to form that then sticks to your teeth. Over time, the acid then eats…

Nausea Effects on Oral Health | Collegeville Dentistry

Nausea Effects on Oral Health

Nausea Effects on Oral Health Feeling nauseated is never a pleasant experience, but it’s unavoidable in some cases. A stomach bug, eating something that doesn’t agree with you, or another type of virus can all cause nausea. During and after the unpleasant experience, it’s important to know how nausea can impact your oral health, as…

Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening | Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville

Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening

Make the Most of Your Teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is a fantastic investment in the appearance of your smile. White teeth are associated with youth and health and can make a big difference in your self-esteem. If you’re going to put time and money into getting whiter teeth, make sure you make the most of it…

The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth | Collegeville Dentistry

The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth

The Importance of Caring for Baby Teeth There is nothing as charming and precious as a child’s happy smile. Unfortunately, we find that some parents and caregivers think of baby teeth (also known as milk teeth) as disposable. Their logic seems to be, if kids are going to lose their teeth soon anyway, it’s okay for…

3 Misconceptions About Flossing | Advanced Collegeville Dentistry

3 Common Misconceptions About Flossing

3 Common Misconceptions About Flossing We know it can be difficult to get in the habit of flossing regularly. After all, your mouth can feel pretty fresh after just brushing, enough to fool you into thinking it’s totally clean and safe from tooth decay or gum disease. But flossing regularly is the only way to make sure…