Why Do My Teeth Hurt When It’s Cold Outside?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt When It’s Cold Outside?

Are your teeth feeling a bit sensitive these days? Having sore teeth in the winter is an extremely common complaint this time of year. Even if you’re only outside for brief periods of time your teeth may still be uncomfortable. You may even notice that your teeth are...
5 Food Items That Can Affect Your Smile

5 Food Items That Can Affect Your Smile

They say it takes fewer muscles to smile than it takes to frown. But a lot of people stop themselves from smiling their happiest smile. This happens when their teeth which should have otherwise contributed to their beauty, hamper the very effect that a smile is...
Flossing Can Add 6 Years to Your Life

Flossing Can Add 6 Years to Your Life

You have a been a faithful dental patient. You get your teeth examined by your Tacoma dentist, Dr. Duke Bui, and teeth cleaned by Laura, the hygienist, at least two times a year. The last thing you always hear from Laura as you hurriedly jump out of your chair is...
Dr. Oz is Giving Bad Dental Advice

Dr. Oz is Giving Bad Dental Advice

On his popular TV show, Dr. Oz revealed his secret for home remedy for keeping your teeth pearly white. The secret? Baking soda and lemon juice. While the TV doctor may have good intentions, he is not a dentist. He has not given you good advice. Dr. Oz is telling you...
Your Child’s Teeth: Nobody Ever Told Me That!

Your Child’s Teeth: Nobody Ever Told Me That!

Here are 20 facts about your child’s teeth and dental care that nobody ever told you about! 1.  During pregnancy women need frequent, preventive dental appointments to make sure they have no gum disease that may affect the fetus. 2. If you start your baby’s...
6 Reasons Why You Don’t See Your Dentist

6 Reasons Why You Don’t See Your Dentist

1.  I Don’t Have Dental Insurance The expense of dental care is relative. Remember a smile is forever. It is cheaper to keep your smile healthy than it is to play catch up. If you see your dentist regularly for your exam, x-rays, and cleaning, you can help to...
5 Dental Facts for Expecting Mothers

5 Dental Facts for Expecting Mothers

As an expecting mother, you may have many questions and may be concerned with your general and dental health. You may also already be thinking about your baby’s dental health. Here are 5 dental facts for expecting mothers. 1.  Expecting mothers have three times the...