Oral Health Advantages: Chewing Gum

Sugarless chewing gum can improve your smile as it can be beneficial for your teeth. However, because of the risk associated with TMJ disorders and other joint pain in your jaw, it should be avoided if chewing causes you pain. Due to the fact that teeth can be extra sensitive while eating, alternative treatments for cleaning your mouth when brushing... read more »

Your Whitening Options For Destaining Your Smile

If you were to view your teeth with the help of a powerful microscope, you would be able to see the tiny textures and pores in the surfaces of your tooth enamel. These microscopic areas can sometimes cause staining particles from your pigmented foods and beverages to become trapped, casing stains that can deeply penetrate the tooth enamel. The severity... read more »

Don’t Neglect Your Healthy Smile This Holiday Season

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are in full swing, and there is so much to do. Amidst this busy social time, it is tempting to neglect your smile while feasting on sugary treats. So we have a few reminders to help you enjoy this time while protecting your oral assets. 1-Don't neglect your daily oral hygiene routine. The... read more »

For a Healthier Smile, Here’s When to Eat Sugar

  Did you know that the brain is wired to treat sugar and rich fatty foods as a reward? It literally makes us feel good. During the holiday season, we will be inundated with sugary treats, and this can wreak havoc on your smile. While bacteria in the mouth give off harmful acids whenever you eat, there are certain bacteria... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Costa Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through... read more »