Entries by StarlightSocialDC

More than a smile: Importance of your kid’s long-term oral health

By: CNN Philippines 🦷 Busy days at work and school can hamper our oral care routine. Children, in particular, are prone to problems brought by poor dental health. Sadly, its consequences may escalate up until adulthood; thus, affecting their social and psychological welfare. Thankfully, this article via CNN Philippines highlights some effective ways to encourage your child […]

Sealants: Stop Cavities Before They Begin

Aside from proper brushing and flossing to remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth, do you know that there are other effective ways that can prevent tooth decay? 👉 With sealants, you can prevent cavities for up to a decade before they ever have a chance to start. Find out more! The […]

In Defense of Root Canals: The Unsung Hero of Dental Care

🦷 Think you might need a root canal? It’s not the end of the world, nor is it as torturous as you might think! Even though a root canal is usually the last resort for decayed teeth, when compared with other alternatives, it’s quite practical and cost-effective. Put your fears to rest by discovering the truth […]

A Visibly Straighter Smile with Invisible Orthodontics

😷 The invisible orthodontics is one of the leading alternatives for both teenagers and adults. While the primary reason many choose this option is that they don’t like the appearance of metal braces, there are several other measurable benefits that make this a superior choice. The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Traditional orthodontics isn’t for everyone. […]

Smoking, Your Mouth, and Your Health

There are no ifs, ands, or “butts” about it: smoking can be detrimental to oral health. Beyond the bad breath and yellow teeth, do you really know what you’re getting yourself into by smoking every day? Probably not. There are quite a few uncertainties surrounding smoking and oral health, especially as tobacco alternatives become more […]

A Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

It can be shocking to many parents, if not perplexing: many dentists now recommend you schedule your child’s first visit before he or she turns one. Before you brush it off as a bit of overzealous advice, you should know it’s supported by the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry—and with good […]

How Did People Clean Their Teeth in the Olden Days?

By: The Conversation, AP News, Snopes 🦷 [FUN FACT] Dental hygiene has come a long way since the days of wine-soaked toothpicks and the urine mouthwash once thought to disinfect mouths and whiten teeth. Let’s explore the ways our ancestors clean their teeth in the olden days via snopes.com. The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Dental hygiene […]