© 2017 by Waterfront Family Dentistry.


5 Ways to Prevent Oral Cancer

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 53,000 Americans develop oral cancer every year out of which, 9000 die. Fortunately, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and making changes to your diet can considerably lower the risks of developing oral cancer. Turn to Vegetables and Fruits The antioxidants and vitamins in vegetables and fruits strengthen the immune system, reducing the risks of oral cancer. Brussels sprouts, carrots are particularly good for your oral health. Consider boiling or steaming your vegetables. Frying them in oil could affect their nutrition value and in fact, make them likely to promote cancer growth. Limit Alcohol Intake Excessive drinking is also closely link

Why Do Wisdom Teeth Hurt?

Many of us have dealt with the pain and agony that comes with wisdom teeth. We can’t eat, we can’t chew and in some cases, the pain can be debilitating. Impacted wisdom teeth are enclosed within the soft gum tissue, partially erupting, leaving gaps around them. When bacteria start depositing in these gaps, they lead to swelling, infection and pain. Here’s all you need to know about wisdom teeth, why they hurt and what you can do to alleviate the pain: What are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth in the rear end of your gums, which are also known as third molars. Most adults have 32 teeth, including 4 wisdom teeth, one in each corner and are the last adult teeth to erupt, if they do at all. They norma

Dental Care for Children with a Sweet Tooth

Who doesn’t love mindlessly devouring into candies, chocolates, and all things sugary? The “sweet tooth” epidemic extends to many, regardless of their age or gender. However, too many cakes, cookies, and other sugary foods can lead to cavities and tooth decay. If you’re a parent of a child who loves indulging in those sweet treats, we understand the struggle of maintaining their dental hygiene. Consider our tips on how to care for your child’s teeth effectively! Healthier food choices They say you are what you eat, so make sure you choose the right foods for your child. Their teeth will immediately improve when they start to eat better. The more sugar they consume, the more their teeth will