Dental Tips

February 18, 2020

How Often Should I Replace my Toothbrush?

Patients often ask – How often should I replace my toothbrush?  The general rule of thumb is every three months but in reality, you may need to […]
February 4, 2020

What You Need to Know About Vaping and Oral Health

Recently, patients have asked questions about vaping and oral health. Some people see vaping as a healthy alternative to smoking. Yet, it is so new that […]
January 17, 2020

The Keto Diet and Oral Health

Low-carbohydrate and Keto diets have been trendy for over a decade. Due to their popularity, patients sometimes ask us questions about the connection between a Keto […]
October 15, 2019

Women’s Dental Health Versus Men’s Dental Health

Does biology affect women’s dental health or men’s dental health? The short answer is yes. Hormones especially estrogen and progesterone do influence gum health especially during […]
September 25, 2019

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month serves as a reminder of the importance of hygiene for our oral health and our health in general. It also gives us […]
September 17, 2019

What are the different types of dentists?

When you are feeling sick and do not know what is wrong, typically your first call is your General Practitioner. You know that this doctor can […]
August 30, 2019

Our Guide to Seasonal Allergies and Oral Health

Many people realize that seasonal allergies cause symptoms similar to those experienced when fighting a cold or flu. Some find it surprising to learn that seasonal […]
June 5, 2019

Why is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold?

Often patients ask us, why is my tooth sensitive to hot and cold? Temperature sensitivity can range from mild to very painful. You may experience a […]
May 17, 2019

Your Most Burning Dental Questions Answered

Over the years, patients ask us a lot of questions. The team at Southview Dentistry is committed to providing the best oral care and we believe […]
March 7, 2019

Bad Food for Teeth: Seemingly Healthy Foods to Avoid

Good nutrition and healthy foods are essential parts of living a healthy lifestyle. Similar is also true for your dental health. However, sometimes healthy food is […]
February 12, 2019

The Correlation of Gum Disease and Heart Disease

Healthy gums may pave the way to heart health. Both the American Dental Association and the American Heart Association recognize a correlation between gum disease and […]
January 4, 2019

How Do I Pick From All Of The Different Kinds Of Toothpaste?

Sometimes patients feel overwhelmed by all the different kinds of toothpaste on the market. While most brands of toothpaste share common ingredients, there are some variations […]
November 16, 2017

Why You Should Use Your Dental Benefits Before the Year Ends

The end of the year is full of activities. Family, school, and work obligations can keep you running constantly, without the time to consider other important […]
October 25, 2017

Four Gingivitis Home Remedies

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease, which in turn, can lead to tooth loss. If your gums are significantly receding or inflamed, please come […]
April 27, 2017

Case Study: Composite Repairs on Front Teeth

Front teeth repairs come in all shapes, sizes and materials. Composite resins, or tooth-colored fillings, provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small- to mid-size […]
April 1, 2017

Case Study: Internal Tooth Whitening Procedure

If you have experienced trauma in one of your front teeth, odds are that you have been noticing some discoloration. A tooth that has been treated […]
March 23, 2017

Brushing Your Kid’s Teeth

You kid’s teeth are important! It’s never too early to get children in the habit of good oral care. Of course, it’s up to parents to […]
February 16, 2017

The Importance of Oral Health in Older Adults

Oral health isn’t something you can disregard or get complacent about the older you get, oral health is older adults is very important! In the past, […]
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