Posts Tagged ‘teeth’

Is Summer a Good Time to Whiten Your Teeth?

Monday, June 12th, 2017
A beautiful smile

Make the most out of your fun this summer by adding a brighter smile!

There is never a bad time to smile! There’s a clear correlation between smiling and happiness, and that’s a scientific fact. Your smile is one of your most important tools – it can engage people and give them a sense of your warmth as a person. It’s one of the first things people will notice about you, whether it’s a first-time encounter with someone, or it can gauge your mood with more familiar acquaintances. One thing is for sure that after a particularly bad season of weather has passed, and when the summer and sun is here – you’ll be smiling! So what better time to whiten those teeth than the summer, where you can flash those big pearly whites all summer long. (more…)

The Weird Things People Do to Their Teeth

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
weird teeth

People do some pretty weird things to their teeth.

We all have teeth, and most of us consider them to be one of our most important assets. That said, some people do some pretty strange things to their teeth. For example, in some Asian countries teenagers buy fake braces because it’s seen as a symbol of status and wealth. Here are a few additional weird teeth related practices you might not have known about. Frankly, we don’t recommend any of them. (more…)

What to Do About A Missing Tooth

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
Tooth Replacement Options

The American Dental Association recommends an implant as the standard of care to replace missing teeth.

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…)

Eating for the Health of Your Teeth

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

 

teeth, health,

How can you eat to improve the health of your teeth?

Food is a constant in your oral health. We eat every day and our teeth come into contact with all sorts of material from food. So, how can you choose your foods more wisely to help your teeth? Well, that’s what we’re going to talk about today. Ready to learn more about good and bad foods for your oral health? Let’s do it! (more…)

The Rundown on Whitening

Friday, May 15th, 2015
whitening

Need a little sparkle in your smile?

Are your teeth stained with years of smoking and drinking coffee? Do you need a little sparkle put back into your smile? Well, cosmetic dentistry can help! We can offer you tooth whitening services that are sure to restore the smile you once loved so much. Teeth can become discolored over time due to aging, dark liquids such as soda, smoking, and many other factors.  Now, there are a couple of things that you should keep in mind as you plan for and undergo the whitening process. Ready to learn more? Let’s do it! (more…)

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
toothbrush, teeth

Here are some tips that will help you choose the right toothbrush.

Everyone has purchased or received a toothbrush, but how do you know that you’re getting the right kind? There are a tons of different kinds to choose from. Some are electric and some are not. Some have stiff bristles and some have soft. How do you know which kind of toothbrush is right for your mouth? Well, we’re going to talk about it today. Ready? Let’s go! (more…)

Halitosis and You

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

 

bad breath, halitosis, teeth

Have a case of Halitosis?

Do you have a case of halitosis? Halitosis is the clinical term for bad breath, and many Americans suffer from it. Now, there are many causes of bad breath from minor ones to major medical emergencies. So, it’s always a good idea to keep tabs on your breath. Let’s find out about symptoms and causes! (more…)

Mouthwash: A Guide

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
mouthwash

Mouthwash can help with your oral care.

Mouthwash can be unpleasant if you’re not using the right kind. Some people avoid it all together because of the burning sensation or the unpleasant taste. Now, there are actually a ton of mouthwash options for those of you who have avoided it in the past. There are also types  that can benefit those of you with special needs. There are a ton of benefits to mouthwash, so let’s take a look. (more…)

Oh No! You’ve Chipped a Tooth!

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
If you've fractured a tooth then you should head to the dentist.

If you’ve fractured a tooth then you should head to the dentist.

If you’ve got problems with depth perception then drinking from glasses can be a very dangerous endeavor. You bring the glass up to your lip and it rams right into your tooth. Now, this has been happening for a while and now you’ve got a new problem. That glass of delicious apple juice just chipped your tooth. Now what? (more…)

Turn Down for What?: Alcohol and Your Teeth

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
It's good to have fun, but take care of those chompers!

It’s good to have fun, but take care of those chompers!

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…)