4 Interesting Facts About Cavities

May 10th, 2019
Learn four interesting facts about cavities.

Learn four interesting facts about cavities.

Although no one wants to hear that they have a cavity when they visit the dentist, 92% of adults in the U.S. will have one at least once in their life. While cavities are quite common, how much do you really know about the dental issue? Continue reading to learn a few interesting and surprising facts about cavities. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Types Of Dental Specialists And What They Do

May 3rd, 2019
Learn more about four types of dental specialists and what they do.

Learn more about four types of dental specialists and what they do.

When you visit your dentist for a regular check-up, you will likely see a dentist that is either a DDS and DMD. However, this dentist may refer you to a dental specialist, such as an orthodontist or endodontist. What do these mean and how are they different from your general dentist? Continue reading to learn more about your general dentist and four types of dental specialists! Read the rest of this entry »

How Can I Correct My Underbite?

April 26th, 2019
 Learn how you can correct your underbite.

Learn how you can correct your underbite.

There are a few unpreventable dental issues that are caused by genetics, and an underbite is one of those problems. However, just because it can’t be prevented doesn’t mean that it can’t be treated! Continue reading to learn more about what an underbite is and a few methods of how it can be corrected. Read the rest of this entry »

At Home vs In-Office Teeth Whitening

April 19th, 2019
Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Learn about the differences between at home and in-office teeth whitening.

Everyone’s teeth will darken as they age, and discoloration can be a result of your genetics, medication, or your diet. There is a variety of teeth whitening products you can try at home, or you can visit your dentist for professional in-office treatment. Continue reading to learn about the different methods of teeth whitening and which is best for you! Read the rest of this entry »

The Effects Of Thumb Sucking On Children’s Teeth

April 12th, 2019
Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Learn about the effects of thumb sucking on children’s teeth.

Thumb sucking is one of the most common habits for young children, as it calms them down and soothes them. However, regular thumb sucking and pacifier use can have a negative impact on their teeth as they age. Continue reading to learn about the long-term effects of thumb sucking and pacifier use on children’s teeth and their oral health, and a few tips on how to stop the habit. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Oral Health Concerns More Common In Seniors

April 8th, 2019
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Learn about four oral health concerns more common in seniors.

Oral health is essential for patients of all ages, but there are many problems that become more common as you age. Seniors are more likely to experience trouble with lost teeth, denture care, dry mouth, and more. Continue reading for a few oral health concerns more common in seniors. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Prevent Dry Socket After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

March 29th, 2019
Learn how to prevent dry socket after a wisdom tooth extraction.

Learn how to prevent dry socket after a wisdom tooth extraction.

After a wisdom tooth extraction, some people experience a condition called “dry socket” that can make the recovery process quite painful and uncomfortable. While it can be treated, patients should take every step they can to prevent dry socket from occurring. Continue reading for a few tips on how to avoid dry socket after getting your wisdom teeth pulled. Read the rest of this entry »

Cavities And Fillings 101

March 22nd, 2019
 Learn all about cavities and fillings!

Learn all about cavities and fillings!

No one wants to hear their dentist say that they have a cavity, but most people will get at least one cavity in their lives. When you think of cavities, you probably think of fillings- but do you know what fillings are and what they do? Fillings have a bad reputation for being painful, but they are nothing to be afraid of! Continue reading to learn the truth about cavities and fillings and why it’s crucial to get a cavity filled as soon as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

What Are Veneers And How Do They Work?

March 15th, 2019
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Learn about the benefits of veneers and how they work.

Are you unhappy with the way your teeth look in photographs? If so, you are not alone. In fact, a 2015 study found that 80% of people think their teeth look bad in pictures. While braces are the right option for some people to help fix issues with their smile, they aren’t the right solution for those who want bigger and brighter teeth. Veneers are an excellent option for this, so let’s take a look at what veneers are and how they work! Read the rest of this entry »

What Is The Best Age For Kids To Get Braces?

March 8th, 2019
Learn when is the best age for your child to get braces.

Learn when is the best age for your child to get braces.

Did you know that the need for braces goes behind the noticeable crooked or misaligned teeth? You may not be able to tell if your child needs braces just by looking at their teeth, which is why an orthodontic evaluation is an essential part of kids’ dental care. Every child is different and may need braces at a different time in their life, but this evaluation can help you determine the best age for your child’s specific situation. Read the rest of this entry »