By far, teeth whitening is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your smile. In fact, the teeth whitening “industry” for over-the-counter products only rakes in over $1.4 billion a year. While we may be inundated with commercials for these over-the-counter products, you may be a little confused as to what the differences are – not only in these products but also the services offered by your dentist. Here are 5 facts about teeth whitening: [Read more…]
When it comes to our health there are a lot of “remedies” and “beliefs” that have been passed down from generation to generation. In fact, many of these have become woven into the fabric of our lives that we now consider them factual and actual “cures” for various ailments – regardless of whether that can be proved scientifically. The same is true when it comes to your teeth and dental health. Below are 5 common myths and dental misconceptions and the reality behind them. [Read more…]
Dentistry has changed quite a bit over the years. If you have ever been diagnosed with gum disease, you know that periodontal work can be a tedious and sometimes painful process. With new technology, that will become a thing of the past. How? With lasers.
Gingivitis and periodontal disease is usually caused by plaque build-up. Most of the time, proper oral hygiene [Read more…]
Let’s face it, when it comes to your smile, you want it to be beautiful. While we normally think of braces as a way to straighten crooked teeth, there are conditions that can be treated by braces, including overbites, speech impediments, problems with chewing or eating, and even sleep apnea just to name a few. But when it comes to the choice between traditional braces and newer treatments such as Invisalign, how do you choose? [Read more…]