You’re proud of your dental health routine. You know you hit
all the marks for great
oral health. Brushing twice a day? Check. Fluoridated mouth wash? Check.
Regular dental checkups each year? Check.
Flossing? Well… sometimes! “But really,” you protest, “is
flossing important? I never skip a day brushing and using mouthwash. It can’t
be that big of a deal!”
We hear it all the time. Flossing is … Continue Reading
known as DIY, is the way of many things. Home improvement, fashion and
more! But one thing that should never be DIY? Braces! Orthodontic treatment is
a delicate process that requires many years of study, practice and experience
to oversee. That’s why it’s important that you understand the dangers of DIY
braces and clear aligners
– a concerning
trend that’s growing in popularity.
What Are DIY Braces?
Just as … Continue Reading
Your permanent teeth are only permanent if you take care of them. Poor dental care, injuries or health complications can lead to tooth loss. Whether the tooth loss was preventable or not, how you handle it afterward is within your control.
It’s important to understand that a lost tooth isn’t the end
of the story. Learn about the … Continue Reading
Tooth restoration is a process of repairing or replacing teeth which have been damaged or lost. You have several options for your tooth restoration, though your dentist will likely find that one option is ideal for your situation. Learn more about tooth restoration and how it helps you by reading … Continue Reading
Looking your best at a holiday party ideally doesn’t include a smile that sports a row of crimson-red teeth. But after drinking a small glass of red wine, you may find it a fate that’s hard to avoid. What causes those annoying red wine teeth stains, and is it possible to minimize the discoloration? Read … Continue Reading
Your teeth are the hardest part in your body – even harder than bone! But like bones, they’re not impervious to damage. Coating each tooth is a layer of enamel that helps keep the more sensitive parts of your teeth protected from bacteria and decay. But when you experience a chipped tooth … Continue Reading
If you’ve ever had braces, chances are you’re familiar with a retainer. Retainers are a common orthodontic appliance, especially among young people, and are often the final step in perfecting your pearly whites after braces are removed.
The most common purpose for a retainer is to help teeth stay in their … Continue Reading
The dreaded dental impression – getting one used to be awkward, messy, even downright unpleasant for many patients. But thanks to modern technology, digital mouth scanners have made creating dental impressions easier than brushing your teeth.
Whitening procedures performed by a dental professional – or under their direction using professional supplies provided by them – are just as convenient as the over-the-counter products. But beyond that, treatments administered under dental supervision are generally both safer and more effective than getting teeth whitened by … Continue Reading
Summer always brings plenty of reasons to smile. Beyond the warm, sunny days, there are milestone events, like weddings, anniversaries, graduations, and class reunions. If you want to sport a truly spectacular smile this summer, start off the season with a smile makeover. We’ve got 4 ways you can you can … Continue Reading