Visiting a dentist for a cosmetic dentistry procedure such as veneers or bonding can drastically improve the look of your smile, but it’s important that you take steps to ensure your smile stays bright in the weeks and months following the visit. The diet you adopt and your beverage choices, specifically, can be beneficial to the appearance of your smile and to your overall oral health. Here are three easily available drinks that you can include in your diet to improve your oral hygiene. Read More»
You live in a world with aligners, accelerated orthodontics, and various other new ways of straightening teeth. It seems as if orthodontic appliances have moved far beyond the need for traditional braces. Yet, traditional braces prevail. But are normal braces still necessary?
Defining “Normal” Braces
What comes to mind when you hear the word “braces?” Most people think of the traditional metal brackets stretching across someone’s teeth. However, there are various kinds of braces, all of which fall under the category of traditional braces. Read More»
Veneers are an effective cosmetic dentistry solution for a variety of issues that people face with their teeth. For example, veneers can be used to correct chipped, discolored or crooked teeth. Think of veneers as semi-permanent tooth caps that aid in helping people to have beautiful teeth without undergoing extensive corrective treatments such as orthodontics. Veneers can remain intact for 20 or more years, and caring for them properly can help to ensure they last as long as possible. Read More»
Has your dentist suddenly informed you that you have several cavities, after years of being cavity free? Usually, this is a sign that something about your lifestyle or the way you care for your teeth has changed, but it’s not always immediately obvious just what that change may be. Here’s a look at three possible reasons for your recent increase in cavities.
You’ve been using too many or too harsh of whitening treatments. Read More»
Pacifiers can be a big help when you have a fussy baby. However, they can also become a problem if you aren’t careful. While giving your baby a pacifier when they are having a hard time going to sleep can help calm them down, giving your baby a pacifier any time they are fussy can easily lead to them being dependent on it for comfort. This article will offer you advice on how to use a pacifier correctly, as well as provide you with information on potential dental problems that can happen from too much use. Read More»