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The Hills Dental Blog

Oral Piercings: Self-Expression With Risks

WE ALL LIKE to show off our personality and sense of style in the way we present ourselves, from clothing to hairstyle to cosmetics. Piercings are often an important component of personal image, but unlike clothing and hairstyles, piercings come with health risks — particularly oral piercings. Common Oral Piercing Risks There will always be risks […]

Teeth, Gums, And Diabetes

IT MIGHT SEEM LIKE diabetes and oral health have little to do with each other, but this is not the case. When someone has gum disease and diabetes, each disease can make the other harder to manage. This is why we want to make sure all of our patients have the information they need to know […]

The Impact Of Smoking On Oral Health

YOU’RE PROBABLY FAMILIAR with some of the ways smoking impacts our health, particularly lung cancer. However, that’s not where the damage ends. Smoking can harm every part of the body, including our oral health. And the problems don’t end with stained teeth and bad breath. Gum Disease Gum disease begins as an inflammation of the gums, […]

The Hidden Sugars In Our Food

WHEN WE THINK OF SUGARY FOOD, we usually picture things like candy, cake, pie, ice cream, and soda, but there is sugar hiding in many of the foods we buy at the grocery store — even foods we don’t think of as sweet! This is bad news for our oral health, because the harmful bacteria in […]

Fun Tooth Fairy Ideas

THE EXCITEMENT OF LOSING a tooth and waiting for the Tooth Fairy is something almost every child looks forward to. If you’ve been looking for ways to improve your Tooth Fairy game, we have a few ideas you could use! The Tooth Fairy’s Origins The idea of a fairy who quietly swaps a child’s tooth for […]

The Negative Effects of Mouth Breathing

WE ALL KNOW WHAT it’s like to have a cold, with a nose so stuffy that you can’t breathe through it. At times like that, we breathe through our mouths instead, and that’s pretty much how it should work. Mouth-breathing is an emergency backup, not the default. There are many negative effects of mouth-breathing full-time, particularly […]

What to do about white spots

HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED white spots on teeth? When we think of stains, we usually think of dark colors but stains on teeth can just as easily be whiter than the surrounding area. These white spots can happen for a few different reasons and there are a different ways to remove them. Causes Of White Spots […]