Blog Articles

How to Keep Teeth Grinding From Turning Into TMJ

Do you wake up with headaches or chronic soreness in your jaw or face? Teeth grinding might be the cause. If not stopped, teeth grinding can lead to more serious conditions, like TMJ. Read on to learn how to kick your teeth-grinding habit.

Sep 1st, 2021
Lower Your Risk for Gingivitis

Untreated, gingivitis can lead to a multitude of oral health issues. Instead, take preventive action. Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist significantly lower your risk of developing the gum. Read on to learn more.

Aug 1st, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Millions of adults have dentures, but they can take a little getting used to. Read on for our expert tips on adjusting to life with your new dentures.

Jul 7th, 2021
Am I a Candidate for Invisalign®?

If you’re longing for straighter teeth and find metal braces unappealing, you may be considering Invisalign®. If you’re of an appropriate age and have certain common alignment issues, you’re likely an especially strong candidate.

Jun 10th, 2021
Everything You Need To Know About Your Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are named because these back of the mouth molars do not appear until around the ages of 17 to 21, when you are presumably wiser. However, their late arrival can wreak havoc on your oral health. Read on to learn more.

May 3rd, 2021
Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth

An estimated 120 million people in this country are missing at least one. Beyond cosmetics, a missing tooth hurts your health in several more ways. Learn about options to fill the void left by tooth loss.

Apr 1st, 2021
10 Best Home Hygiene Practices for Healthy Teeth

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but it doesn’t happen without some effort on your part. Here are 10 things you should be doing at home to keep your teeth in tip-top shape for a lifetime.

Mar 21st, 2021
Snore Like a Bear? You Might Have Sleep Apnea

Do you snore like a bear? Sure, it may be a nuisance for your partner or spouse. But even worse, your snoring could be the result of sleep apnea, a severe illness that can lead to other chronic conditions.

Jan 1st, 2021
Dentures vs. Implants: Which Is Right for You?

You’re missing some or all of your teeth, and you’re wondering what you can do to replace them. Both dentures and dental implants are viable options, but which one is right for you? Keep reading to learn more about them.

Dec 8th, 2020
What is Dry Mouth and Why is it a Problem?

If you have a constant dry, sticky feeling in the mouth and are frequently thirsty, you likely suffer from a condition called xerostomia or dry mouth. Chronic dry mouth can cause more severe problems. Read on to learn more.

Nov 5th, 2020
10 Best and Worst Foods for Your Oral Health

You may think that the only foods you need to avoid to keep your teeth healthy are sugary treats. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Read on to learn which foods and drinks you should consume more of and which ones you should pass up.

Oct 1st, 2020
When Should You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Your wisdom teeth need to be removed if they are impacted or infected, but extraction can make sense in other situations, too. Here’s how to tell if your wisdom teeth might need to come out.

Sep 16th, 2020
How to Prevent Bad Breath

Are you self-conscious about your breath? Do friends and co-workers regularly offer you mints or gum? These could be signs that you have halitosis. Discover what’s causing your bad breath, and learn how to prevent it.

Aug 10th, 2020
4 Tips to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety can be crippling and prevent you from getting the oral care you need. If you fear the dentist’s office, try these tried and true tips to overcome your anxiety.

Jul 7th, 2020
Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Signs and Treatment

If your wisdom teeth don’t have enough room to emerge, you could experience pain and other oral health issues. Read on to learn the symptoms of impacted wisdom teeth and how the condition can be treated.

Jun 22nd, 2020
How COVID-19 Can Impact Your Oral Health

Concerned about how COVID-19 can impact your oral health? Brushing, flossing, and maintaining healthy teeth and gums is essential right now. Good oral health not only helps prevent tooth decay, but it can also help your body fight infection.

Apr 17th, 2020
10 Tips to Get Your Kids to Take Care of Their Teeth

Cavities are very common in kids, but they’re also preventable. Helping your kids establish good dental habits now may prevent cavities and dental problems in the future. Click here for tips on how you can get your kids to take care of their teeth.

Feb 3rd, 2020
Do Wisdom Teeth Always Need to be Removed?

Wisdom teeth are the final molars that emerge after all permanent teeth come in. They have no chewing function and may cause future dental issues. Many patients will have their wisdom teeth extracted before they cause problems.

Dec 31st, 2019
Veneers Can Correct More Smile Flaws Than You Think

Looking for a way to hide imperfections in your teeth so you can smile with confidence? Dental veneers could be exactly the solution you’ve been seeking and a great way to restore your self-assurance.

Dec 16th, 2019
Are You Ruining Your Teeth with These Common Mistakes?

Do you think brushing and flossing are enough to keep your teeth clean? Think again. Too many of us make mistakes when brushing that impact our oral health. Keep reading to learn what they are and how you can fix them!

Nov 1st, 2019
What's a Deep Dental Cleaning and Why Would I Need One?

Periodontal disease is common, yet serious. Without proper care it can lead to tooth loss. The go-to treatment is a deep dental cleaning. Read on to learn what this entails and how a deep cleaning can reverse and prevent future periodontal disease.

Oct 1st, 2019
Halloween Treats That Are Scary for Your Dental Health

Stores are already touting Halloween goodies, costumes and decore. The holiday is a blast, but cavities are not! Here are a few tips on which treats are best avoided, which you should be cautious about, and which are the least harmful to dental health.

Sep 10th, 2019
What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Root Canal

Have you been told you need a root canal? You probably have many questions (and some fear!) about the procedure. Our team has put together this guide to help ease your anxiety about having a root canal and let you know just what to expect.

Aug 9th, 2019
8 Cool Things About Invisalign® You Didn’t Know

Invisalign hit the dental scene in 2000 and quickly became the most popular way to straighten crooked teeth. Find out why everyone is talking about — and using — Invisalign to achieve the smile of their dreams.

Jun 13th, 2019
Missing Teeth? Dental Implants Last a Lifetime

Security, great looks, optimal function - it's no wonder dental implants have become a really popular alternative to dentures and bridges. What's more, with proper care, your implants could even help prevent future tooth loss. Here's how.

Apr 28th, 2019
Forget the CPAP: Learn About Our Sleep Apnea Solution

Don't let an uncomfortable CPAP mask keep you from getting the sleep apnea treatment you need. At Trident Dental, we offer another option that can improve your sleep, your symptoms, and your comfort. Read on to learn more.

Mar 1st, 2019
How to Ensure Your Child’s Healthy Teeth

Teaching your children to take care of their teeth is critical to their dental and overall health. To mark National Children’s Dental Health Month this February, check out these five tips you can use to help keep your children’s teeth healthy.

Feb 8th, 2019