Overland Park Family Dental Blog

How Does the Dentist Whiten Teeth?

If you’ve ever dreamed of a whiter smile, you’ve probably wondered how the whitening process works. When drugstore whitening strips don’t give you the results you need, check out the more effective whitening options that Dr. Gallagher offers at Overland Park Family Dental. In-Office Whitening Step up your whitening game with our in-office whitening treatments. […]

Worst Types of Food for Teeth

They say you are what you eat, but did you know that what you eat can also have lasting effects on your teeth? Candy Everyone knows that candy is bad for your teeth. From hard to chewy, the sugar and acid in candy can really wear away at your enamel and can cause – you […]

Is Gluten-Free Good for Your Teeth?

Gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular in recent years as studies show more links between different aspects of our health and consuming gluten. Studies have shown that individuals with celiac disease must follow a strictly gluten-free diet to experience relief from their symptoms. More people without celiac disease are becoming interested in trying a gluten-free […]

5 Ways to Not Forget to Brush Your Teeth

When it comes to dental care, brushing your teeth daily is extremely important. However, it’s also a task that’s easy to forget. Unfortunately, making a habit of forgetting will lead to dental problems. We want you to enjoy healthy, strong teeth, so we’ve put together a list of five ways to help you remember to […]

Oil Pulling: Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

Some health trends that have been around for centuries come back into the popular culture as “miracle cures.” Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic practice developed more than 3000 years ago. However, it was brought back into popularity in India in the 1990s as an alternative medicine. Oil pulling is the act of taking one tablespoon […]