Are Sweets Always Bad for Teeth?

Are Sweets Always Bad for Teeth?

We’ve talked about the perils of sugar on oral health. But what if it isn’t all bad? In this day...
What You Should Know About Your Child’s Loose Tooth

What You Should Know About Your Child’s Loose Tooth

If your child has a loose tooth, it’s usually not something to be worried about. For children aged 6 to...
What is hand-foot-and-mouth disease?

What is Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease?

There’s a strange disease that’s afflicted your child. Blisters suddenly start appearing on their hands, feet, and buttocks. Your little...

How to Manage Dental Anxiety in Children

Pediatric dental anxiety might be a mouthful to say, but it’s actually a severe problem in the practice. This problem...

Oral Health for Babies and Kids

When it comes to building a dental health foundation, there’s no better time than your son or daughter’s childhood days....

The Role Of Dentistry In The Opioid Epidemic

Ancient Greece was magnificent; relatively sophisticated; and is known for its age of advancement in art, poetry, philosophy, politics, and...
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How To Say Yes To Your Most Beautiful Smile

According to recent research, smiling helps cut down the stress the mind and body feel. This is similar to obtaining...
Dental instruments

23 Dental Instruments You Should Know Now

Dentistry involves a lot of procedures. And with every procedure comes tools and instruments that aid the dentist or hygienist...
Soft Drinks

How Much Sugar is in that Drink? A Look at 13 Brands

Added sugar is bad because it has been associated with weight gain, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. It is also...
Food

Eating The Right Food For Better Oral Health

Food is essential in keeping our overall health in check. It is the “source of information” of our body and...

Why Regular Dental Visits are Important

Hawaii Family Dental encourages the people of Hawaii to make the most of their dental insurance benefits. After all, the year...

Kahului’s Newest, Most Convenient Dental Office

HFD opens new facility in Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, Kahului Read KHON’s original story. Hawaii Family Dental is helping Hawaii improve...
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How Coffee Affects Your Dental Health

Taking a sip of hot coffee in the morning or dropping by Starbucks for an iced Caffe Americano has been...
toothache

How Do You Make a Toothache Go Away?

“Anyone can die of a toothache,” said Florida State Representative John Cortes in a Health Innovation Subcommittee meeting in January...

Bad Teeth and Dental Diseases

Effective and proper care of the mouth is highly crucial to a person’s general wellness and overall appearance. In addition,...
pericoronitis

Pericoronitis: Symptoms and Prevention

Dental problems can be a real pain, both literally and figuratively. One such dental issue that can cause a great...

Your Ultimate Travel Guide to Oahu

What is Oahu? Oahu is one of the major islands of Hawaii. It is popularly known as “The Gathering Place”...

Dentistry: Then And Now (Infographic)

Dentistry is a field of medicine that includes the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of oral diseases. Additionally, it has to...

Honolulu Magazine’s 2017 Best Dentists Review

Hawaii Family Dental prides itself in providing the most comprehensive care and the most comfortable dental experience for the people of...
teeth

18 Facts About The Teeth You Should Know Today

Since we were kids, we have been acquainted with the importance of oral health and teeth. We know that brushing...
braces and invisalign

What’s Wrong With Crooked Teeth?

Over 30 percent of people smile more than 20 times a day. However, less than 14 percent of individuals smile...
alcohol

Drinking Alcohol Isn’t Good for You

Alcoholic beverages have and continue to play a big role in various cultures and civilizations. Archaeological evidence suggests that intentional...
How Meth Takes Away Your Smile

How Meth Takes Away Your Smile

There are four ways people can take methamphetamine, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). You can inhale...
Wide-opened mouth

What is Gum Grafting?

Many periodontal patients who suffer from gum recession find gum grafting helps improve the appearance of the gums. Gum grafting...
Toothpick

Neanderthals Used a Toothpick Too

After a satisfying meal, these little sticks called a toothpick become our companion. After all, they ensure that our smile...
seniors

Why Senior Dental Care is Important

Senior dental care is essential, even though the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimates 27 percent of seniors...

Orthodontics: What You Need To Know

Orthodontics can help shift misaligned teeth into alignment, using metal brackets or clear aligners. How Orthodontics Came to Be Archaeological...
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How a Tongue Piercing Pierces Your Health

Body piercings utilize the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the body to create an opening in which...
Woman holding ice cream cone

What Should You Know About Your Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth are a chore to have. But even more of a task to discover you have them. You could...

Caring for Your Toothbrush

Every morning and each night before bed, we employ an oral hygiene instrument: the toothbrush. Brushing your teeth is more...
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More Adults are Getting Braces than ever

If you used to associate braces with teens, it might be time to update your dictionary. However, times have changed, and...
Cosmetic Dentistry to Look Younger

Cosmetic Dentistry to Look Younger

Keeping a youthful appearance is something we all aim for as we get older. However, when it comes to looking...
teeth straightening with invisalign

Caring For Your Teeth After Invisalign

Invisalign is a great orthodontic treatment option for both teens and adults who prefer invisible braces. However, with all orthodontic...
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How To Prepare For Your Child’s Adult Teeth

How can you prepare your child now for developing healthy adult teeth? Of course, healthy teeth come first with good...
chewing gum

Is Chewing Gum Bad For Your Teeth?

Early civilizations suggest to us that chewing gum is not something new. Archeologists and geneticists can get a better glimpse...
woman and kid brushing teeth

4 Ways to Exercise while Brushing Your Teeth

Brushing for a full two minutes twice a day can be difficult to achieve for some. One interesting way to...
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Dental Implant Abutment: What Is It?

Many are aware of what a dental implant is, how the procedure is done, and what it can provide for...
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A New Smile for New Year’s

If you’ve been thinking of bigger, brighter, smile for New Year’s, check out some of these popular options: Teeth Whitening...
yawning baby

Yawning and Why It Is Contagious

We yawn to regulate our brain and body temperature. The reason we yawn right before bedtime, though, isn’t necessarily because...
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The Meaning Of A Smile In Different Cultures

We know languages and general means of communicating with one another vary across culture to culture. However, many of us...
Sports Drink

Pop vs Electrolyte Drinks vs Soda: What’s Worse for Teeth?

We already know pop is bad for the teeth. It’s highly acidic and contributes to enamel deterioration over time. Additionally, it...

What is a Prophylaxis?

A prophylaxis is a dental term for a cleaning. Cleanings are essential to preventing gingivitis and periodontal disease. Gingivitis and periodontal...
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