How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth Dental cavities, or tooth decay, affect over 90% of the U.S. adult population. Gum disease, while less common, still affects an alarming 50% of adults over the age of 30.  U.S. children are suffering too, with tooth decay affecting more than 40% of those between the ages... Read more »

Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know

Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!  Many individuals refrain from visiting the dentist for a wide variety of different reasons. If you're among these thousands of people who don’t enjoy seeing the dentist, it would be wise to spare yourself the stress of frequent... Read more »

How To Choose the Best Mouthguard for You

How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for You Mouthguards are essential for protection during certain sports and physical activities.  Without them, you’re likely to experience tooth injuries like cracks or fractured roots. Some individuals even experience the complete loss of teeth! This is why athletes need to take extra precautionary measures to... Read more »

Surprising Foods that are Actually Good for Your Teeth

Surprising Foods that are Actually Good for Your Teeth We’ve all been there–it’s late, you’re exhausted, and the last thing you want to do is spend ten minutes taking care of your teeth before collapsing into bed. Here’s the important thing to remember – the health of our mouth is... Read more »

10 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

10 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth Do you suffer from painful sensations in your teeth from normal activities like eating, drinking, and brushing? If so, it’s likely you’ve wondered how you can help treat your sensitive teeth so there is no discomfort. Sensitive teeth can be caused by a... Read more »

Do You Need a New Smile? Your Guide to a Smile Makeover

Do You Need a New Smile? Your Guide to a Smile Makeover Are you unhappy with your smile? If so, you're not alone. More than one-third of American adults also wish their smile looked different. You might not be happy with the way your smile currently looks, but the good news is that... Read more »

The Function of the Salivary Glands and Why They Benefit Your Oral Health

The Function of the Salivary Glands and Why They Benefit Your Oral Health Like everything else in life, many people worry about their saliva. Do I have too much, too little, or too much and too little at the same time? Your health really comes down to understanding the Goldilocks... Read more »

How Regular Dental Visits Can Help Prevent Oral Cancer

How Regular Dental Visits Can Help Prevent Oral Cancer Approximately 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. It causes nearly 10,000 deaths annually, and only about 50 percent of people who are diagnosed with oral cancer live more than 5 years. With those figures in mind, it is obviously important... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Wesley 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... Read more »