How Thumb Sucking as a Child Could Impact You as an Adult

Thumb sucking is a very common habit in babies and young toddlers. It’s a way to self-soothe and can help youngsters sleep better at night. Most children outgrow the habit somewhere between the ages of two and four before adult teeth start erupting in the mouth. If it goes much past this, however, then problems […]

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If Your Jaw Is Clicking, This Is What You Need to Know

Clicking and popping in the jaw—it’s annoying, but is there more to it? Unfortunately, yes; clicking and popping sounds indicate a dysfunction of the jaw joint, or the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This dysfunction may be mild or severe and may cause many painful symptoms or just the occasional click. But if you’re experiencing clicking and […]

The Best & Worst Foods For Your Teeth

You know that brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist and hygienist regularly are necessary for keeping your teeth and gums healthy, but there’s something else that has a huge impact on dental health: the things you eat. By choosing foods that provide the nutrients your teeth need to stay strong, and avoiding foods that damage […]