Sweet Truth: The Impact of Sugar on Your Smile

Sugar often plays the role of a charming villain. It tantalizes our taste buds but can wreak havoc on our teeth if we’re not careful. However, not all sugars are created equal! At Beall Dental Center, we believe in empowering you with knowledge to make informed decisions about your dental health. Let’s peek into the sweet world of sugars and their effects on your pearly whites.

The Best Foods For Your Oral Health

A well-balanced diet is crucial in maintaining strong teeth and healthy gums. By incorporating certain foods into your daily meals, you can give your teeth and gums the essential nutrients they need to thrive. Here are the top 10 foods that can help you maintain a radiant smile and a lifetime of oral wellness.

Choosing Your Toothbrush and Toothpaste

While seemingly mundane, choosing the right toothbrush and toothpaste is pivotal in maintaining oral hygiene and preserving the brilliance of our smiles. So, let’s explore some options for selecting the ideal toothbrush and toothpaste for your needs.

A Comprehensive Guide to Proper Flossing

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Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial for a healthy smile and overall well-being. While brushing your teeth is a fundamental part of dental care, it’s equally important to pay attention to the spaces between your teeth where a toothbrush can’t reach effectively.

Why You Should Visit the Dentist Twice a Year

While for some people it may be difficult to visit the dentist even once a year, the American Dental Association recommends individuals see a dentist every six months. Scheduling a routine cleaning and dental exam twice a year is crucial to maintaining optimal oral health. Here are four important reasons you shouldn’t put off dental appointments.

National Gum Care Month

An essential part of a happy smile is healthy gums. While around 60 million Americans experience some sort of gum disease, there are ways to prevent it. As September is National Gum Care Month, it’s the perfect time to brush up on habits to keep your gums healthy.

Dental Fillings: What to Expect

Cavities are an extremely common occurrence in children and adults. To prevent further dental problems, it’s necessary to address the issue as soon as a cavity is present. Dental fillings are the treatment used to restore the tooth to its normal state. Learn more about cavities and the process of a dental filling.

Six Harmful Dental Habits

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Even if you’re bushing daily, flossing and visiting the dentist regularly, there may be habits you’ve acquired that can do some serious damage to your teeth. Depending on the habit, you may experience immediate damage or it may cause negative consequences over time. Here are six habits that can wreak havoc on your teeth and should be put to rest.