When your dentist tells you that you need a root canal, it can sound intimidating. It
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Getting new braces is never a fun process any time of year, but summer is a
As you probably know, the state of your nutrition can have a dramatic influence on the state of your oral health. Sweet treats, although delicious, can eat away at the enamel of your teeth and lead to a buildup of plaque, causing cavities and gum disease. Healthy foods like fruits and vegetables, on the other hand, can strengthen the enamel and protect your teeth from decay and disease. Below are some healthy fruits and veggies for your best smile. (more…)
Even adults and children with the healthiest oral hygiene routine need to have cleanings scheduled throughout the year. Whether you go to the dentist every six months on the dot or haven’t made it out in a decade, the summer is a great time to schedule a regular cleaning. Why is it important to get regular dental checkups and why is summer the best time?
Chances are, you’ve seen in lurking in your Facebook news feed, autoplaying in advertisements on Instagram, and maybe even on your friend’s snapchat. It’s the latest trend that’s turning teeth (temporarily) black and some advertising agency’s wallet green. What are we talking about? Charcoal toothpaste! Is charcoal toothpaste actually an effective part of your dental hygiene routine? (more…)
Just like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, talking to your child about the tooth fairy can be a tricky thing. Should you tell them that the tooth fairy is real or tell them that you were the one to leave a quarter in the place of the tooth? Obviously, the final decision lies with you, but here are some tips for deciding what to do. (more…)
The right dental professional can make all the difference in your dental experience and your overall oral health. It’s worth investing some time in finding the right dentist for you, especially considering that your dentist is your long-term oral health care partner. Here are a few things you may want to consider when choosing who to schedule an appointment with. (more…)
One of the most common things people ask when they have braces is, “How can I get them off faster?” It’s understandable, given that braces can appear unsightly and feel uncomfortable for many patients. If you’ve already been wearing braces for a long time, you may be wondering how you can speed up the process. Although there are no quick fixes for getting braces off, there are a number of things you can do to move treatment along.
Last week, we covered sport-related dental injuries and avulsed teeth. But can you do if swallowed the tooth, or couldn’t find it on the field, or replacing it in its socket didn’t work? Here are two options that will help to save your smile! (more…)
It may be the thing to do during the St. Patrick’s Day festivities, but drinking copious amounts of alcohol has an adverse effect on your teeth. This is not to say that you should stop drinking altogether, but it may be prudent to understand what you’re getting into when you put your body through an alcohol binge. If you think that you suffer from a more serious drinking problem then your teeth are very much at risk for some serious issues. (more…)