The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Fluoride

Do you feel like your oral health care is not as effective as it could be? Luckily, there are plenty of treatments available to increase your intake of fluoride should you feel the need to up your dosage in hopes of better oral health care. Within toothpaste and mouthwash, fluoride is frequently added to enhance the effects of the product... read more »

Cavities Can Ruin Mouths, so Prevent Them from Ever Occurring

Cavities can turn even the happiest of smiles bad. They are caused by harmful acids that eat away at our tooth enamel, causing holes to form. The best way to prevent cavities is to attack the source of the cavities. Plaque buildup consists of bacteria that accumulates over time and uses the food we eat, specifically sugar, against us. It... read more »

How to Celebrate a Smile-Friendly Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, we encourage you to celebrate the festivities by making healthy choices for your healthy smile. Whether you are planning a family feast or traveling to connect with loved ones this Thanksgiving, at Family & Implant Dentistry in Manhattan, Kansas, Josh Walker and our team want to share some tips to help you celebrate the holidays with smile-friendly fare. --... read more »

Is Your Mouth Affected by Alcohol Consumption?

On average, out of every $100 dollars an American spends, one goes to alcohol. While having alcohol isn’t uncommon, did you know that it can cause serious damage to your oral health? In other words, while you have probably heard that red wine will stain your teeth, you could be causing more harm to your teeth. You see, alcoholic beverages... read more »

What Are the Parts of Your Teeth and Do They Affect Tooth Sensitivity?

Do your pearly whites experience pain when you eat or drink something that is hot, or cold? Tooth sensitivity is the sharp burst of pain your teeth feel if you have tooth sensitivity and they touch something hot or cold. This is likely from exposed dentin, that layer of the tooth below the tooth enamel that is filled with microscopic tubules... read more »