Is Fluoride Good or Bad for your Health?

| 19/04/18

While fluoride is a great chemical when it comes to your dental hygiene, many people believe it to be a harmful substance. And as with most issues, there’s some fiction sprinkled in with the fact. Fluoride used in the appropriate amount is highly effective at protecting your mouth by strengthening

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What are Dental Mouth Guards, and Do I Need One?

| 22/02/18

Getting a dental mouth guard might not be something you’ve ever considered. Those are just for football or hockey players, you might have thought—and yes, while mouth guards are worn by many athletes, they can help beyond just taking a hit. A dental mouth guard can be a comfortable, convenient way to treat

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Do You Know What’s Causing Your Bad Breath?

| 24/04/17

Bad breath can be more than just an inconvenience. Along with providing a feeling of discomfort and or uncleanliness, bad breath can be a significant source of social anxiety. And while occasional or mild bad breath can be a result of the choices we make, persistent or chronic bad breath,

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The Key to Gum Disease Prevention

| 15/02/16

Raise your hand if you are guilty of not taking gum disease seriously. Now keep it in the air if you have ever missed a brushing session or failed to floss. Okay, you can put your hand down now. We just wanted to grab your attention because gum disease is

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Identifying the Common Causes of Bad Breath

| 21/11/14

Have you been in a situation where you are talking to someone, but the bad odor emitting from the person’s mouth wants to make you gag and you can’t focus on the person’s words? Well, that is bad breath, or halitosis. Halitosis is a condition that anyone can suffer from,

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3 Benefits of Chewing Sugar-Free Gum That You May not Have Known About

| 12/08/14

Most people grab a piece of gum after a meal, to curb a craving, or just to fight boredom. The type of gum that you choose can have huge benefits (or risks) when it comes to your teeth. Gum that contains sugar can cause cavities to develop deep within the

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3 Lunch Foods that Can Keep your Smile Healthy

| 10/07/14

When it comes to having healthy teeth, it’s often the little things that make a big difference. Did you know that your choices at lunch can have long-term effects? If you’re looking for small, easy ways to maintain your oral health you can start by brainstorming some new healthy lunchtime

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4 Ways You Can Strengthen your Teeth’s Enamel

| 13/06/14

The modern dental patient has many benefits to preventive procedures that can keep their teeth healthier, longer. At Herrick Dentistry, we believe making educated, proactive choices not only improves your dental health, it helps our patients minimize the long-term investments in their dental care. Let’s talk about 4 of the

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3 Ways Eating Breakfast Can Give You a Better Smile

| 16/04/14

If you’re in a rush early in the morning, you may want to think twice before you skip breakfast. Sure, you’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important part of the day. After all, it provides us with the energy and nutrients we need to get the day started

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What is the Best Toothpaste for You?

| 20/03/14

With so many toothpastes available at the supermarket, it can seem completely overwhelming when you’re trying to decide which type is the best for you to purchase. Let’s go over some of the most popular types available, and what is the best toothpaste for you as a consumer: Sensitivity Toothpaste

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