Archive for April, 2020

4 Teeth Whitening Methods

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
teeth whitening methods

There are four popular teeth whitening methods that can give you reliable and satisfying results.

Over recent years, the number of people undergoing teeth whitening procedures has greatly increased. Fortunately, as having whiter teeth has become a common aesthetic concern for people, teeth whitening products on the market have become noninvasive and straightforward. The process of whitening your teeth has become virtually hassle-free, and you even have a few options from which to choose! When deciding between teeth whitening methods, you will want to consider the ease of application, effectiveness, and affordability. The following four teeth whitening methods are the most popular options on the market.  (more…)

The Best Age for Invisalign Treatment

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
best age for Invisalign treatment

Adults and children can both benefit from Invisalign treatment.

As people grow older and lose their baby teeth, smiles can often change and even become a source of embarrassment that affects people’s confidence throughout their life. Often, smiles are corrected with braces in adolescence, but braces are no longer the only option. Now, both teens and adults can use the Invisalign treatment to adjust their smiles and properly align their teeth. But is there an age where you should, or should not, use Invisalign? Well, that depends on a few factors. Read on to determine at what age young kids, teens, and adults should consider using an Invisalign treatment.  (more…)

The Top 7 Cosmetic Dental Procedures

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Consider these seven cosmetic dental procedures to give you a bright, straight smile.

If you want to improve your smile, there are several options out there for adolescents as well as adults. You may be familiar with teeth whitening and braces, but the cosmetic dental producers available to patients at Affinity Dental encompass much more than those procedures. Not every treatment works for everyone, but you will likely find one solution that is the perfect fit for your dental woes. Below are seven of the most common cosmetic dental procedures; read on to determine which one may be your best choice.  (more…)

How to Clean Your Tongue to Avoid Bad Breath

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
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You can clean your tongue with a tongue scraper for a thorough cleaning.

Even if you follow your dentist’s recommendations and brush twice a day and after meals, you may still suffer from halitosis or bad breath if you don’t clean your tongue often enough. Your tongue is a significant part of your dental health, so it is important to care for it as much as you do your teeth and gums. Read on to learn the best ways to clean your tongue and avoid lingering bad breath.  (more…)

3 Bad Habits That Could Be Damaging Your Child’s Teeth

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
3 habits damaging to your child's teeth

What your child snacks on could potentially be damaging to your child’s teeth.

As a parent, you are always trying to provide for your children and teach them healthy, long-lasting habits to carry them through life. In addition to scheduling their doctor appointments, and providing them with an education and room to play, you should also make sure that your family’s daily habits are not taking a toll on your child’s dental health. It is sometimes not enough to make sure your child brushes their teeth every day. To make sure your child takes care of their teeth and develops healthy habits, you should make sure the following behaviors that are damaging to your child’s teeth are not enforced.  (more…)