Coventry Dental Care Blog

Ways that Smoking Affects your Oral Health

Losing your teeth may be one of many adverse health effects of smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products, oral health experts report. Smokers develop more tartar on their teeth than nonsmokers, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease.  Here are four ways smoking affects your

FUN ALTERNATIVES TO GOING TRICK-OR-TREATING THIS HALLOWEEN

Our local Stratford family dentists, Dr Kolanska and Dr Codreanu have young children of their own.  For them, this year Halloween (like everything else in 2020) may be a little bit different.  While many families may not feel comfortable going door to door for trick-or-treating, that does

FIRST TOOTH = FIRST DENTAL VISIT

Making oral health a priority is key to lifelong health, no matter how old you are. In fact, oral health begins before birth! Children should see a dentist as soon as their first tooth erupts or by the time they’re 12 months old. They should start seeing

HEALTHY TRICK OR TREATING TIPS

HALLOWEEN IS SUCH A FAMILIAR PART OF NORTH AMERICAN CULTURE, IT’S EASY TO OVERLOOK THE HEALTH IMPACTS OF INDULGING IN THIS ANNUAL CELEBRATION. DID YOU KNOW THAT TOOTH DECAY CAN TAKE HOLD IN AS LITTLE AS 20 MINUTES? Here are some tips to avoid scary

TOOTH-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO CANDY

You care about the dental health of children in your neighborhood, but you do not want to be a joyless Halloween witch who dispenses only toothbrushes and floss. There is no need to scream; there are plenty of healthy Halloween treats that will satisfy hungry

SUMMER TIPS FOR HEALTHY TEETH

Summer is a time for indulgence, which unfortunately is not the time when people are thinking about their oral hygiene. Generally, as the weather heats up, people will gear toward a more laid back and lax attitude. While there’s nothing wrong with that, sometimes a

JUICE IS FULL OF SUGAR

HOW IS JUICE AFFECTING YOUR CHILD’S OVERALL AND DENTAL HEALTH? Juice is doing a lot more to the body than you may even realize. While many think that juice is good because of the nutrients, that’s not always the case. In fact, juice can do

BAD HABITS AND HOW THEY DAMAGE TEETH

We all have habits — some of them are good, some of them might be harmful. Sometimes we exhibit these habits when we’re nervous or when we’re happy. It might be surprising to learn that some “nervous ticks” or routines have a negative impact on

ALL ABOUT GINGIVITIS

If you’re wondering if you have gingivitis or what it can do to your oral health, then our dental care blog can help educate you on what it is and the treatment for it. WHAT IS IT? People with gingivitis have inflamed gum tissue around

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DRY MOUTH?

Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while — if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have a dry mouth all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead to serious health problems. To help you