During pregnancy, about half of all women experience a condition called pregnancy gingivitis. Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that is caused when plaque accumulates at the base of the teeth along the gum line. What is pregnancy gingivitis? … Continued
As we have discussed in previous blogs, white, straight teeth can have a major impact on the way others perceive you and will no doubt have an affect on both your personal and professional relationships. Generally, those with white, straight … Continued
Green Leaf Lifestyle Tips To Keep Your Teeth Healthy!
Taking good care of your overall health and your mouth is essential if you want to make the most of your smile. Brushing your teeth twice a day, first thing in the morning and before you go to bed with … Continued
Green Leaf Dentistry’s Guide to Sedation Dentistry
Dental phobia is a very common problem, often associated with past traumatic dental experiences. For patients with dental phobias, the prospect of going to the dentist leads to severe anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and in some instances, nausea and vomiting. … Continued
Interesting Facts about Teeth
The average person only brushes for 45 seconds; however, the recommended amount of time is 2 minutes. Over a lifetime, this translates into approximately 35.5 total days of tooth brushing. There are 10-12 teaspoons of sugar in a single … Continued
What Is the Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease?
Gum disease is quite common and occurs when bacteria in the mouth collect at the base of the tooth adjacent to the gums. If not properly removed through daily oral hygiene the plaque can harden into tartar, which further traps … Continued
The Impact of White Teeth on Our Life
You may remember when you were a child, that your parents told you again and again that you must brush your teeth at least twice a day, and why brushing is so important to your oral health. Your parents were … Continued
Are Fruit Juices and Smoothies Bad for Your Teeth?
Research has shown that some fruit drinks you can buy in supermarkets contain more sugar than a can of soda. So, when you’re considering getting a smoothie on the way to work because it’s fast and convenient, you may want … Continued
Choosing a Family Dentist
Locating the perfect family dentist for you and your children is essential to insuring you receive quality dental care for all of your family. Your ideal family dentist should be an outstanding dental professional who can deliver the best dental … Continued
2019 Guide to Better Oral Health
As we step into 2019, many of us have made a resolution or two that ultimately serves to improve our overall health. At Green Leaf Dentistry, we challenge you to improve your oral health by following the recommendations below. Since … Continued