Dealing with Sensitive Teeth – Dental Health Tips from Miami Dentist – Dr. Papiernik

Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum...

This Thanksgiving – Give Thanks for Healthy Teeth

This Thanksgiving – Give Thanks for Healthy Teeth   Fall is upon us and Thanksgiving is just right around the corner. As you gather with friends and family for your magnificent feast, it’s important to remember oral health. Proper nutrition is...

Braces Don’t Have to Be A Nightmare this Halloween

Braces Don’t Have to Be A Nightmare this Halloween October is National Orthodontic Health Month. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, more than four million adults and children are receiving orthodontic treatment in the United States alone....

Can Eating Disorders Hurt My Teeth?

Eating Disorders and Oral Health More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.  While anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, they are most common in teenagers and young adult...

Will Drinking From A Straw Protect Your Teeth?

Will Drinking From A Straw Protect Your Teeth? In a word, YES! Sipping drinks through a straw can certainly provide an additional layer of protection for our teeth and gums. Especially when we take to sloshing down some sugary slurry or acidic alcohol, straws can help...

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Even though they are temporary, your child’s baby teeth are important, and are still susceptible to cavities. Tooth decay in infants and toddlers is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, or Early Childhood Caries. Children need...