Tooth enamel is the hard outer surface layer of your teeth that serves to protect against tooth decay. In fact, tooth enamel is considered the hardest mineral substance in your body. In this Oral Care Tip, learn about tooth enamel.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
"Growing pains” are part of childhood, and teething can be the cause of some discomfort in your child’s mouth. ADA dentist Dr. Maria Lopez Howell reveals one thing to check for before taking your child to the dentist for a toothache.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Even though a proper amount of fluoride is important for adults, it can be especially crucial for children. Fluoride helps prevent and reverse early stages of tooth decay by strengthening tooth enamel and allowing teeth damaged by acid from plaque to remineralize themselves. In this Oral Care Tip, you will learn why you need flouride.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Monday, February 6, 2017
Plaque is an extremely sticky, colorless to pale yellow deposit of biofilm that regularly forms on your teeth. Tartar is a yellow or brown colored deposit that forms when plaque mineralizes on your teeth. In this Oral Care Tip, learn more about Tartar and Plaque.