Got Braces? Tips For Keeping Your Hardware Spick-And-Span
5 February 2015
Braces — they're the bane of a clean mouth. With all those wires and bands, it's almost impossible to purge your mouth of leftover food particles and bacteria no matter how many times you brush your teeth. And the longer trapped food sits on your teeth, the more likely you are to develop cavities and other problems that can seriously affect your oral health. So what can you do to keep your braces clean, so that when they come off you'll not only have a straight smile, but a sparkling one as well?
Scared Of The Drill? Try Air Abrasion For Your Next Filling
27 January 2015
If the sound, smell, and feel of a dental drill on your tooth is enough to make your cringe and skip your dentist appointment, you might want to talk to your dentist about air abrasion. This is a newer technique available at many dental clinics, and it is considered the drill-less way to fix a cavity:
What is air abrasion?
When a cavity is removed, a dentist traditionally uses a drill to remove the decay.
3 Tips For Maintaining Optimal Oral Health While You Have Braces
20 January 2015
Straight white teeth are the building blocks for a winning smile. When your teeth are crooked, it can be hard to be proud of your smile. Boost your confidence and enjoy the benefits of straight teeth by talking to your dentist about your options for retainers and braces. Braces effectively straighten crooked teeth and can also be used in conjunction with headgear to help correct misaligned jaw conditions, such as an overbite.
Top 5 Habits You Need To Break To Increase The Success Of Your Dental Implants
6 January 2015
Dental implants are a great choice for people with missing teeth. Implants offer advantages over dentures. But dental implants can be expensive, and there are factors that affect their success. To save yourself money and pain later, there are several habits you need to stop if you're getting dental implants. Here are the top five habits you need to break:
Smoking directly affects the health of your teeth and gums.