Oral Health Quiz: The Benefits of Straighter Teeth

Are you familiar with the negative effects that can arise in your oral health if you are suffering from malocclusions? Malocclusions, also known as bad bites, refer to misalignments in your smile. If your teeth are out of position, it can negatively affect the visual appearance of your mouth and its proper function. To test your knowledge on the benefits... read more »

Tooth-Brushing Q&A

At Kenmore Dental, the most common advice we give is to brush teeth twice per day for 120 seconds per session. (You most likely wouldn’t have guessed that, would you?) Because we’re constantly reminding our patients to brush their teeth, we also get a reasonable number of questions about the correct way to brush teeth. Here are a few of... read more »

Your Oral Health While Pregnant: Frequently Asked Questions

You’re expecting a baby? Congratulations! Amongst all the knowledge you may be in the midst of acquiring, one thing you may be surprised to learn is that your pregnancy can affect your oral health – and vice versa. Here are some important FAQs: Q: What oral problems might appear during my pregnancy? A: You’ve likely heard of gestational diabetes, but... read more »

Is Your Oral Health in Good Standing?

Is your oral health in good standing? Have you been doing enough to ensure your mouth is getting the treatment it deserves? If not, there is no better time to start, as your teeth and gums will continue to decline as you age if the proper steps are not taken to keep them protected and clean. Beyond keeping your mouth... read more »