Archive for September, 2016

Things You Should Know About Dental Tourism

Monday, September 26th, 2016
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Dental tourism comes with a lot of risks that should be carefully considered.

Some people have taken to traveling abroad for their dental care, largely as a way of saving money. And while increased costs in health care are always a concern, journeying to a foreign country for dental care comes with a lot of risks. If you’re considering leaving the United States to receive dental treatment, there are a few things you might want to think about first. Because when it comes to your smile, you don’t want to leave anything to chance.

Frequent Questions Regarding Teeth Whitening

Monday, September 19th, 2016
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Teeth whitening is a safe and effective way to get a better smile.

Teeth whitening can be an incredibly effective way to improve the appearance of your smile, and boost your confidence. Unfortunately, there’s a ton of misinformation out there about what’s involved in the teeth whitening process. Here are the answers to just a few of the most frequently asked questions teeth whitening. (more…)

Are My Teeth Moving?

Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Overcrowding of frontal teeth may be a result of teeth moving or “mesial drift”.

It’s a common question among adult patients — could my teeth be shifting? Teeth do tend to shift over time, so it is possible for your teeth to move as you get older. This phenomenon is called “mesial drift”. Teeth movements can range from slightly to not so slightly. The reason for this occurrence is unknown, but dental professionals speculate that it was once useful when humans were much more likely to lose permanent teeth. Overcrowding has become more of a nuisance as life expectancy rates have gone up significantly. (more…)

The Benefits of Alcohol Free Mouthwash

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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An alcohol free mouthwash will help you avoid issues with dry mouth.

Mouthwash can be highly beneficial to your daily oral hygiene routine. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends various types of mouthwashes for therapeutic reasons. It’s a good idea to find a product that will be the most effective at meeting your personal dental needs. So why go alcohol free? Here’s a quick breakdown of why you might want to use an alcohol free mouthwash.