Cold and Flu Season and Your Smile

Cold and flu season is affecting many people right now. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall out of the habit of taking care of your teeth when you’re feeling sick. However, with a little care, your smile can stay strong throughout your illness. The first tip may seem obvious to many,... Read more »

Hitch a Ride on the Smile Parade With Interdental Cleaners

If you would like to enhance your interdental cleaning care, visit your dentist to speak with them about product recommendations and suggestions for cleaning between your teeth. As an additional layer of protection, your dentist will be able to provide professional cleaning to target any areas that your oral health... Read more »

Heed These Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

The key to preventing oral cancer is to visit the dentist’s office regularly for oral cancer screenings at the end of your routine checkups. Early detection greatly enhances your chances of recovery, which is why it’s so important that you always attend each scheduled dental appointment and notify your dentist... Read more »

A Dental Filling May Be Ideal For a Cavity of Modest Size

If you have found that despite your commitment to your daily oral hygiene routine you have developed a cavity on one or more of your teeth, we encourage you to contact Cross Pointe Dental quickly. Signs of a cavity can include suspicious changes such as a new tooth texture and... Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Did you know that a severe infection within your gums can often linger in your mouth for a period of many years before you may realize it has been doing damage to your mouth? Periodontal disease, also frequently referred to as gum disease, can go through many stages, including gingivitis,... Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Dental Sealants

If your oral health care tends to suffer due to dental erosion, it means your teeth are extremely vulnerable to tooth decay. Even the best cleaning procedures may not be enough to prevent erosion from continuing and damaging your teeth. Thus, it is a better to protect your teeth with... Read more »

Are Sports and Energy Drinks Good for Your Teeth?

After a workout at the gym or mowing the lawn, your electrolytes will be low, and you’ll definitely be feeling the other effects of all that exertion! So naturally, you will want to rehydrate, but the question is: with what? You may be tempted to reach for a sports drink... Read more »

About Water Flossers

Tools other than dental floss exist for cleaning your teeth. Water flossing is such an alternative. Water flossing can perform all the necessary aspects of flossing, but can be easier to use, especially for those who cannot use normal floss. A water flosser consists of a small container that pumps... Read more »

What Are Your Options for Braces?

Once upon a time, orthodontics were traditionally made of metal and were worn by young people. Now, more and more people are opting to straighten their smiles, and they have more options than ever before to do so. For example, Damon braces do not use elastics on your wires, but... Read more »

Which Type of Toothpaste Should I Choose?

Toothpaste has come a long way since it was first mass-produced. Toothpastes today are made to meet your every oral hygiene need and they come in a variety of flavors. However, because there are so many types of toothpaste available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for... Read more »