Let’s face it: Most of us would love to have straight teeth. A dazzling smile is something many of us covet, and those with crooked or overcrowded teeth may oftentimes feel self-conscious when having their photo taken, meeting strangers, or even conversing with coworkers or friends. That being said, many people are also turned off … Continue reading Does Invisalign Work and How Long Does Treatment Take?
It’s safe to say that no one enjoys getting a filling. But there may be hope for those who are especially sensitive to the dentist’s drill. A new study shows that a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s, tideglusib, has potential to help teeth repair themselves to minimize the need for fillings and drilling. What Is … Continue reading Rotten Teeth Regeneration: New Treatment Helps Teeth Repair Themselves
Oral hygiene is crucial to the overall health and well-being of any person. It used to be something that was only taught to schoolchildren, until Dr. Esther Wilkins published a textbook in 1959 called “Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist.” Her groundbreaking work paved the way for dental hygiene to become more widespread in the … Continue reading Oral Hygiene & Your Overall Health
Getting braces is a big step for many individuals seeking a healthier smile. Not only do braces help straighten crooked teeth, but they also fix other health issues such as over/underbites, overcrowding and even headaches attributed to tooth pain. While getting braces is a fairly common procedure, many people are still uneasy about the process. … Continue reading How long does it take to get braces? Are braces painful?
Could you use a smile? Smiling has been shown to do wonders for our health. Even when you’re smiling at nothing in particular, the action alone is doing you a world of good. However, it can be difficult to show your pearly whites if you’re self-conscious about your teeth — or if you’re not having … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Smiling
Gum is a popular favorite for those who want to whiten their teeth and freshen their breath. But is chewing gum bad for you? We’ll highlight some key chewing gum facts and the healthiest chewing gum options available for keeping your pearly whites sparkling clean. Facts About Chewing Gum When it was first invented, chewing … Continue reading Is Gum Bad for You? Get the Facts about Chewing Gum
Tooth pain can be an immense source of grief for most people. However, this typically indicates a bigger problem at hand, such as tooth decay or infection. In today’s blog post, we’ll talk about some of the primary causes of tooth pain and what you can do to stop it. What Causes Tooth Pain? The … Continue reading Causes of Tooth Pain and How to Reduce the Pain
Want to know how to get rid of bad breath? Here are the top dentist-approved remedies to cure bad breath. It’s safe to say that bad breath is one of the most unattractive qualities a person can have. It can wreak havoc on your confidence, social life and performance at work. Fortunately, it’s relatively easy … Continue reading Dentist Approved Bad Breath Remedies & Tips
Wisdom teeth, or “third molars,” are typically the last teeth to emerge in the mouth. These four teeth usually begin to grow in around the ages of 17 to 25, but sometimes they are unable to fully surface in the mouth due to blockage from other teeth, which can lead to serious problems if left … Continue reading Impacted Wisdom Teeth Symptoms & Signs
Maybe you’ve heard some controversy surrounding fluoride and whether or not it’s actually good for your teeth. Our goal of writing this post is to clear up any speculation surrounding fluoride and whether or not it benefits your dental health. What is Fluoride? Fluoride comes from a mineral called fluorite, which is naturally found throughout … Continue reading Is Fluoride Good For Your Teeth?