Posts From June, 2015

Could Your Medication Be Causing Cavities?

Dry mouth is one of the many causes of cavities. There are many treatments for dry mouth, but before you can treat it, you need to know the cause. Many different medications can cause dry mouth and if you are suffering from it or feel like you have an increase in cavities, you may want… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Look Inside A Real Japanese Teahouse

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of an authentic Japanese Teahouse? Now is your chance. The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is opening its teahouse doors and inviting the public inside to check it all out. View the interior and exterior design as well as the amazing artwork, furniture, décor and details.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Tooth Surface Loss Results From Tooth Enamel Erosion

Tooth surface loss is a big problem and a new study shows that it could be caused by erosion and abrasion. It can be caused by one condition alone or several conditions combined. It is treated based on the cause. The most common cause for tooth surface loss is acid erosion. Acid is found in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2015

Tips For Choosing The Right Toothbrush

The best way to keep your teeth clean and your smile sparkling is to practice good dental hygiene habits. That means brushing your teeth regularly. If you are going to keep your teeth clean you need a good toothbrush. Not all toothbrushes are created equal and you need to choose the one you plan to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015

5 Men Paddle Across Lake Michigan

Would you attempt to paddle across Lake Michigan? Although only a lake, Lake Michigan can rough currents, tides and waves and can feel more like an ocean to a small vessel. Still, a group of five men recently accomplished the task with paddleboards. They decided to cross the lake in a bid to raise money… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015

More Preschoolers Suffering From Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can happen to anyone who doesn’t practice good dental hygiene, but dentists all over the country are finding that more and more preschoolers are showing of at their offices with cavities on a large number of teeth.  Dentists say that it is likely due to too much sugar in their diets and not… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015

Is Mona Lisa’s Smile A Result Of Bad Teeth?

The Mona Lisa is one of the best known paintings of all times. Her smile seems to hide a secret, could it be that she had bad teeth? Many people believe that the woman in the painting was Leonardo da Vinci’s favorite model,  Isabella of Aragon. There is evidence that Isabella suffered from several dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015

Grand Rapids To Open Unique Healing Center For Children

A unique healing center for children will soon open in Grand Rapids and designers are calling it one of a kind. The facility will act as a year round recreational center for children who are sick or recovering from a severe illness or injury.  It will be called the Childrens Healing Center and it promises to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2015

Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry Explains Invisalign

Dental care and orthodontics are constantly improving and new treatments and procedures are being invented everyday. Invisalign is a fairly new procedure that has become a popular alternative to metal braces. Invisalign consist of clear fittings that help move and shape the teeth the same way as braces. Since the these fittings are clear, they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2015

Are You Really Flossing? Your Dentist Can Tell

When you go to a dental appointment, you dentist always has a few questions for you; Have you been experiencing any pain? Are you brushing regularly? Have you been flossing regularly? Every patient wants to make their dentist happy and usually answer yes to the brushing and flossing questions whether they are being honest or… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2015