What to eat after root canal treatment

What to eat after root canal treatment

One of the most common questions our patients ask after root canal treatment is, “What can I eat now?” The simple answer is lots of soft, room temperature food.  It’s better to watch what you eat after a root canal than to later manage a root canal infection. Eating...
Oral hygiene for older patients

Oral hygiene for older patients

Good oral hygiene and habits are important at any age, but you may face new oral health issues in your senior years. As we get older, certain oral conditions may suddenly crop up. Luckily, the team at JJS Dentistry can help you successfully treat and manage these...
How Teeth Grinding and Clenching Can Impact Your Smile

How Teeth Grinding and Clenching Can Impact Your Smile

During your dental checkup, your dentist may see signs that you grind or clench your teeth, a common condition called Bruxism. You may realize that you’ve been clenching your teeth a lot lately, perhaps due to stress. Or maybe you grind your teeth while sleeping....
Food and drinks that erode teeth

Food and drinks that erode teeth

Erosion is progressive and irreversible wearing down of the teeth due to the softening of the tooth enamel. It can forever change the size and shape of teeth and can lead to complete tooth destruction. The enamel is the durable, outer coat that guards our teeth. As...
Are you cavity prone?

Are you cavity prone?

It’s common knowledge that brushing your teeth, flossing, and regular dental hygienist visits will help stop cavities. However, despite their best efforts, many people are just more prone to cavities. The Cause of Cavities In actuality, there is no scientific...