Factoids

Did You Know?

When asked which feature they notice first about someone, 50% of people say it’s the smile.

Untreated gum disease can cause tooth loss, diabetes, respiratory disease, heart attack, stroke and infertility.

Regular dental checkups can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

Dental disease is an infection in the mouth. It can spread to other parts of your body including your heart, and can keep you from being healthy.

If you experience bad breath, it could be the result of a dental issue.
Source: About.com

A root canal is not a painful procedure nowadays, thanks to current technology. For most people, it is no more painful than having a filling.

Your toothbrush wears out after about three months, which means you should replace it. You should also replace it after you’ve been sick.
Source: About.com

Every time you use your toothbrush, you should rinse it with hot water.
Source: About.com

Tooth decay is the #2 most prevalent disease in the U.S. (#1 is the common cold.)

It is best to floss before brushing to remove plaque and loosen debris from the tooth surface.