Are you worried that your emotional stress may be taking a toll on your teeth as it translates into physical stress? The truth is, this is absolutely a possibility and just one more reason (on a very long list of reasons) why it’s good to find a way to handle and manage any type of anxiety you experience during the day. Let’s talk about a few things you may be unintentionally doing to your smile health when you don’t find a way to curb excess stress.
You know that you have the power to keep your smile safe. However, you also know that there’s not just one part of comprehensive smile protection. Instead, there are multiple things you should be doing on a consistent basis, so your oral health remains in lovely shape. So, what are they? Is there an easy way to categorize them, you wonder, so you don’t feel like you’re just frantically doing your best? Our answer to all of your questions is laid out for you within three easy steps.
Bad breath is very annoying. We cannot argue with this fact! It can make you feel self-conscious, it may become off-putting to others, and it’s just not a fun thing to deal with. This is especially true when you figure you can quickly take care of it but no matter which logical approach you take, nothing seems to be helping. Since there’s the small chance you’ll throw your hands up in defeat and get serious about keeping chewing gum and mouthwash around to mask it, we’d like to explain why coming in to allow us to help is actually very important!
If you have a cavity, then you need treatment. Without attention, a cavity could lead to serious oral health complications. Fortunately, we can often fix the problem with a tooth-colored filling. How do we create and place these natural looking restorations?
Sometimes, you may find that when you’re talking with us about your options for making your smile into a better looking feature, you bring up a treatment and we suggest porcelain veneers instead. Why might this be the case, you wonder, and when? Sometimes, though you assume a particular service is going to be the best, we may determine that either it won’t suffice or that it’s more than your smile actually requires. Ready for some examples? We’ve got them, of course!
You may have heard about tooth bonding and contouring as you begin sifting through the list of cosmetic solutions out there to fix your smile concerns. As we know from speaking with patients over the years, even when you think you’re becoming familiar with these particular treatments, you may find that you become a little mixed up along the way. Which is which, you start asking yourself, and are they administered solo or together? Are there rules? Let’s go down the list of common questions, so you know them much better (and quite quickly).
There are some things about teeth whitening that are wonderful to think about: Your smile will look brighter, whiter, and more beautiful. You can enjoy more confidence, thanks to a smile that looks so much better, which may benefit you in your career, romantic life, and more! However, when you get down to the details of what to expect from the treatment itself, the things you’re worried about and you aren’t certain about may be holding you back. Let’s address some of them right now!