Posts Tagged ‘enamel’

What to Expect After Teeth Whitening Treatments

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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What you can expect after your teeth whitening treatments.

It is natural that after exposure to food, medication, smoke, and aging processes, our teeth start to become discolored. Professional teeth whitening treatments performed by your dentist are an excellent way to return your teeth to sparkling shades of white. You know that your treatment will return the brightness to your smile, but what happens after your initial teeth whitening treatments? Read on to find out what you can expect after your teeth are whitened.  (more…)

4 Ways to Maintain Your Smile

Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Learn what you can do to maintain your smile after whitening treatments!

When we think of the perfect smile, there are a lot of factors we consider. The condition of the teeth and how they align with one another are two factors, but perhaps the most critical element is how white our teeth are. Keeping those pearly whites exactly that, shiny and white, is the key to maintaining your smile! The good news is that keeping your teeth white isn’t all that difficult these days, thanks to the myriad of options and tools out there. Check out these four easy ways to maintain your smile and keep those teeth looking near-perfect!   (more…)

How to Treat Temperature-Sensitive Teeth

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Learn how you can help your temperature-sensitive teeth.

When your protective tooth enamel wears down, the layer of dentin underneath is exposed. Dentin can also become exposed on the surface of a tooth root once the gums start receding. Each tubule that makes up dentin is connected to a nerve ending within the center of the tooth, and they are incredibly sensitive. When hot or cold stimuli touch these exposed tubules, they create a pain response in our teeth. The best way to prevent temperature-sensitive teeth is to do what you can to keep enamel strong and gums healthy. If you already have sensitive teeth, there are also a few things you can do to alleviate your discomfort. The four methods below can help temperature-sensitive teeth.  (more…)

What Drinking Coffee Can Do To Your Teeth

Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Drinking coffee can lead to stained teeth, damaged enamel, and a clenched jaw among other things.

If you enjoy starting your day with a cup of coffee, it may be hard to break the habit. A nice hot cup of coffee is useful not only for warming you up on a cold day but also giving you the jolt you need to start your workday. But what is that nice hot cup of coffee doing to your teeth? Before you sip your next cup, read below to learn the effects the drink has on your dental health, and what you can do to mitigate any damages.  (more…)