You don’t know how it happened—one day you notice that your teeth look yellow or dull. This didn’t occur overnight, and store-bought whitening treatments barely make a difference. It doesn’t have to stay this way. You can have a brilliant smile again, and what’s more, it may not require too much effort! Here are four tips to help you achieve whiter teeth and a more radiant, confident smile.(more…)
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April 14, 2022
March 25, 2022
Dusting, clearing out the clutter, and deep cleaning. This time of year is famous for getting houses in order. While spring cleaning most often refers to your home, it can also apply to your mouth. Perhaps over the winter you haven’t been as diligent about caring for your smile; well, now is the perfect time to get your teeth and gums ready for the warmer weather and fun in the sun.
You probably already know you should be brushing your teeth, but what else could you do to spruce up your smile? Plenty! Read on to learn just a few ways to give your teeth a good spring cleaning.(more…)
March 10, 2022
When you think of going to the dentist, does your heart begin to pound? Do your palms get sweaty or do you get nervous? Whether your reticence to visit the dentist is just a little hesitation or a full-blown fear, these appointments don’t have to be a stressful experience.
In 2019, only 65.5 percent of American adults visited the dentist, meaning that nearly a third of adults didn’t get necessary dental care. Although other factors, such as cost and the pandemic, certainly come into play for the last few years, some people actively stay away from the dentist’s office based on fear.
Here are some reasons why you truly have nothing to worry about when it comes to visiting the dentist!(more…)
February 17, 2022
It’s practically everywhere these days. In your soda and sports drinks. In your bread. In your peanut butter. Sugar is in most food and drink products, and the average American consumes about 77 grams per day, about three times the recommended amount!
In addition to increasing the risk of diabetes, obesity, and other health problems, sugar also encourages cavity-causing bacteria in the mouth, drastically raising the risk of damaging tooth decay. But it tastes so good! How can you beat your sugar cravings? Here are some tips to help you.(more…)
February 16, 2022
Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but you can still think about your heart! February is American Heart Health Month—the perfect time to learn how you can improve your cardiovascular health. While your physician would tell you to be active and exercise often, which you should certainly do, there’s an easy way to protect your heart that is often overlooked: keeping your mouth healthy.
Keep reading to learn how putting in a little effort to strengthen your smile can help your heart stay strong too!(more…)
January 18, 2022
After a couple of years of quarantine, you may have gained a little bit of weight. Right now is the time to shed this excess pounds and take control of your health.
Perhaps you want to try a diet you’ve heard about from celebrities. What works for them could work for you, right?
Wait! Although your waistline may benefit from these diets, you could put your smile at risk. Read on to learn which diets can be detrimental to oral health and how you can protect your teeth and gums.(more…)
December 16, 2021
The year is almost over, and soon you’ll be thinking about how to tackle 2022! Have you already set your goals for the new year? Here is one resolution you can make and easily keep—improve your oral health. Many studies have found that those with an unhealthy mouth are much more likely to have serious medical issues like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, kidney disease, and much more. Fortunately, keeping your smile healthy involves small, yet essential, tasks you can easily implement in your life this coming year.(more…)
November 16, 2021
You’ve always taken excellent care of your teeth; however, even those who are diligent in their oral hygiene can have imperfections or damage in their smile. You may require a restoration like a dental crown, veneer, bridge, or denture to get your smile back to its former glory. If your dentist doesn’t take advantage of a digital impression system in their practice, you may be stuck with traditional impressions. Is that really a bad thing? Do digital impressions really make a difference? Read on to find out!(more…)
October 15, 2021
In recent years, cameras have made leaps and bound forward. Nowadays, your phone can take crisp, beautiful photos, which you can then post on social media with a few touches. In the dentistry field, many dentists have started to use intraoral cameras in their practices. These small devices easily fit inside the mouth and capture images that are instantly displayed on screens for both dentist and patient to view. But can this camera technology really make that much of a difference? How do photos of the inside of your mouth help with your dental visits? Read on to find out!(more…)
September 17, 2021
Seasoned. Experienced. There are many softer terms for getting older, but the fact remains: looking at a picture of you years ago, you can’t help but notice the ways your body has aged over that time. Although you may still feel young at heart, these days your body may be looking older than you’d like. Your hair may start turning gray, and wrinkles may develop in your skin, but there’s one crucial feature that can continue to look youthful regardless of your age—your smile! How can your teeth make you look younger? How can you change signs of aging in your smile? Read on to find out!(more…)