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  • How Protecting Your Teeth From Grinding Now Can Save You Money Later

    3 October 2018

    Grinding your teeth is something that can dramatically alter the look and functionality of your smile. However, that doesn't mean that it's your fault. Many people grind their teeth without even realizing it, only to be told by a dentist that they have a problem much later on. If you know that you grind or are worried that you do, read this guide to find out why it's such a problem and what you can do to save yourself from major repair work later on.

  • Tips To Help Your Child Curb Their Cavities

    9 September 2018

    Did you know that cavities are the most pervasive childhood disease? Tooth decay is even more prevalent than asthma—another common condition—in older children. While an occasional cavity usually isn't something to worry about, you certainly don't want your child to see developing decay at each dental visit. Here are some tips to help your child curb their cavities. Get the Right Cleaning Equipment Molars and premolars—or the back teeth—are the hardest to reach, so they are a common site for cavities.

  • Tips For Avoiding Problems With New Dental Implants

    15 August 2018

    If you have selected dental implants to fill in those gaps in your smile, it is important to know the care needed afterward. Dental implants are not removable, which makes them quite different than dentures. The implants are permanently implanted into the jaw, and they require their own steps to care for them after the surgical procedure is complete. Be sure to do the following things to prevent a potential issue from occurring.

  • Want a Whiter, Brighter Smile? 3 Tips to Help Whiten Your Teeth

    20 July 2018

    If you've ever compared your teeth to a white napkin or a white tissue and your teeth are not anywhere near the same color, and they look yellow or even brown, it may be time to whiten your teeth. A whiter smile can be achieved with professional whitening treatments at your dentist's office. Your dentist may use a whitening gel in a tray (or guard) that is placed in the mouth on your teeth to lighten stains and whiten your teeth.

  • The Top Causes Of Halitosis

    20 June 2018

    Halitosis is a word that dentists use to describe the condition of bad breath. While foods you eat can give you bad breath afterwards, halitosis is a condition that causes you to have bad breath all the time. If you struggle with this problem, you should talk to your dentist about it to find out what is causing it. Here are some of the top causes of halitosis. Smoking People who smoke are more likely to develop halitosis for many reasons.

  • Devices Used With Dental Implants

    22 May 2018

    Once a tooth is missing, the loss negatively impacts the patient's oral and overall health. The empty space in the mouth can no longer transfer bite pressure to the bone of the jaw as the lost tooth once did. Thus, the jawbone does not receive the stimulation needed to produce enough bone cells at that site to maintain a healthy density. As the bone atrophies in that area, the facial structure may not receive the necessary support to remain full and youthful looking.

  • 3 Ways To Pamper Yourself And Enhance Your Natural Beauty Before Your Wedding

    19 April 2018

    If you're set to walk down the aisle in less than a week, you should spend the next few days pampering yourself and enhancing your natural beauty so that you'll look and feel your best for the big day. Because it's such a special moment, you're going to want to look your best and feel confident in your appearance while walking down the aisle, exchanging vows, and celebrating the nuptials with all your loved ones in attendance.

  • Your Teeth And Alcohol Consumption

    19 March 2018

    There is no reason to feel guilty about enjoying a drink or two every now and again. However, if you are starting to notice that your number of alcoholic drinks are becoming more and more, then you should educate yourself on the ways these drinks can affect your oral health. Once you have a complete understanding of what the effects of drinking alcohol regularly can be, you may find you want to cut down or put extra care into your teeth in other ways.

  • Clients Best Suited To Invisalign Braces: Would They Work For You?

    23 February 2018

    If you would like to get braces as an adult, but you want to avoid the whole "metal mouth adolescent" experience, you are probably considering Invisalign services. These invisible, removable braces are almost fun to wear, since no one else can tell that you are wearing them. However, these braces are best suited to certain patients. Check the following checklist to see if these braces are a good option for you.

  • 3 Tips For Getting Children To Brush Their Teeth

    18 January 2018

    Are you having problems getting your child to brush his or her teeth? Has he or she had to have a cavity filled and still refuses to brush his or her teeth? Dental care can be a contentious topic between parents and children. A parent wants what's best for a child while the child isn't yet mature enough to fully appreciate the consequences of his or her actions or inactions. Because of this, it can be difficult to get your child to brush his or her teeth, especially as your child gets older.