Pregnancy and Your Dental Health

Pregnancy brings with it a whole host of changes to your body. But, did you realize that your dental health could be undergoing some changes too? Here are three of the most popular questions we receive from our pregnant dental patients:

Nov 11th, 2020
Which Sweets are the Worst for Your Teeth?

This question often comes up around Halloween, but if you have a penchant for sweets then you probably need to be thinking about it year-round. Here's a list of sweets that are notorious for doing damage to your teeth.

Oct 1st, 2020
Fluoride & My Child

Here at Springfield Dental Solutions, we receive a lot of questions about fluoride and whether children need fluoride. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions regarding this topic.

Sep 1st, 2020
Halitosis: A Stinky Subject

Nobody enjoys bad breath. Whether it's someone you love, or something you're worried about having yourself, halitosis is a real problem for thousands of people. Here are some reasons that cause halitosis and tips in reducing bad breath.

Aug 1st, 2020
My Medications and My Dental Health

Your doctor prescribed you some medications, and you are feeling like a million bucks. But, you've also noticed some side effects in your mouth. Some medications can have side effects that manifest themselves in your mouth and affect your dental health.

Jul 1st, 2020
Know How to Prevent Cavities? Follow These 5 Tips

Tooth decay is caused by acidic bacteria that thrive inside of the mouth. Most people think that to avoid getting cavities, all they need to do is not snack on candy all day. Although candy can contribute to decay, it's not the primary cause.

Jun 1st, 2020
Seal Out Tooth Decay

Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it’s not always easy to clean every nook and cranny of your teeth – especially those back teeth you use to chew. There’s another safe way to help keep those teeth clean called a sealant.

May 1st, 2020
What Diseases Can Your Dentist Find?

We know that your dentist's main priority is to look for signs of tooth decay and periodontal disease. But what you may not know is that your dentist is also checking your mouth for signs of diseases that originate elsewhere in the body.

Apr 1st, 2020
What Mouth Rinse is Right for Me?

You head to your local pharmacy, and as you're picking up a tube of toothpaste and some dental floss, you notice the mouth rinses. There seems to be a vast number of choices, and you're not sure what to buy. This guide will help you choose the right one.

Mar 6th, 2020
How to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth is probably a standard part of your daily routine, but chances are you aren’t following the American Dental Association’s guidelines for cleaning your teeth properly.

May 17th, 2018
Dental Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute.

May 17th, 2018
Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people.

May 17th, 2018
How to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily.

May 17th, 2018
Dentistry Post-Op Questions

If you are undergoing a dental procedure or operation, you will be given a set of post-operative instructions to abide by in the hours, days, and weeks after your treatment.

May 17th, 2018
Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages.

May 17th, 2018
Dental X-Rays

For years, dental x-rays have been used to diagnose oral health complications and detect decaying or damaged teeth.

May 17th, 2018
Digital X-Rays

Digital x-rays are a more streamlined way of taking dental radiographs.

May 17th, 2018