There’s an awful lot we could talk about in regard to your smile health. However, if we are going to begin at the very beginning, we think it’s best to start off with your toothbrush. If your brush isn’t up to par, then your brushing won’t be effective, allowing plaque and tartar to accumulate. When you are making wise dental hygiene product selections, teeth have a much better chance of remaining clean and healthy. So, we encourage you to think through some helpful recommendations that can truly make a positive impact.
It’s time to talk all about wine and your smile health! If you think you already know all there is to know about choosing red or white, how drinking wine can affect your teeth, and more, think again: You might not know all there is to know! To test your knowledge and level of mastery over your beloved vino, it just might be time to buckle down for a moment and try out our brief but highly informative quiz.
Do your gums look puffy? Have they looked that way for a very long time? Is this something that just started? If you have not yet received a diagnosis for this issue, then it’s important you realize you should probably give us a call. While puffy gums are not always a sign that something is wrong with your oral health, it may be a sign that something serious is happening! Consider a few things to remember if you’re facing this issue, so you know what you can expect.
While there are many options out there for aligning your smile, you might find that we suggest traditional braces for yourself or your child. Before you feel disappointed that you’re not going to end up with clear aligner treatment, we encourage you to consider the fact that the more traditional route with the use of brackets and arch wires is actually something to get excited about! Not sure what we could say about braces that could make you smile? You might be surprised!
When it comes to protecting your teeth and gums from decay, damage, and disease, vigilant oral hygiene, regular check-ups, and professional cleanings are your best offense. And the saying goes: a good offense is the best defense. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is essential to your oral health. Brushing keeps the surface of your teeth clear of any harmful bacteria. Flossing keeps your gums healthy and the spaces between your teeth clean. A professional cleaning every six months can add to your protection by removing any unhealthy build-up. Your dentist has a better chance at catching any potential problems early during a regular check-up. (more…)
When you make a good candidate for Invisalign treatment and you choose it, then it can work beautifully. If you use it as directed, there’s no reason you won’t end up with success throughout and by the end of your treatment. However, if you cut corners or don’t follow instructions, you may be surprised by how strongly such choices can impact your progress in achieving a gorgeous, aligned smile. Not to worry, a quiz will help you sort out what could cause interrupted treatment.
Even though your enamel is extraordinarily strong and durable, that doesn’t mean you’re immune to experiencing a chipped tooth. This can most certainly happen to anyone! While it can be a bit alarming at first, there’s no need to worry. We will be glad to guide you through the usual questions we receive (and the answers we respond with), so you feel much more informed regarding how to avoid chips, what to do if you get them, and more.