Although dentures are pretty common these days, people continue to spread misinformation about them. While myths are generally harmless, they may dissuade patients who need dentures from getting them. To set the record straight, it’s important to debunk some of the most popular misconceptions so candidates with missing teeth are encouraged to wear dentures. Here is the truth behind 5 common myths about dentures.(more…)
July 13, 2023
June 26, 2023
If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look, veneers can create a picture-perfect smile. They create dramatic, natural-looking results when they are bonded to the front surfaces of teeth. However, some enamel must be removed during the application process. Concerns about sensitivity after getting veneers are common, but there’s no reason to worry. Some dentists even recommend veneers for patients with a history of sensitive teeth, and here’s why.
May 30, 2023
As a parent, you’re probably used to doing plenty of things for your child, and dental care is likely one of them. It’s typical for parents to spend the first few years of life brushing their child’s teeth for them, but eventually, the time comes when they have to take care of their own teeth.
This often presents a fairly big challenge. You can lead a horse to water, but making them drink is a whole different story. If you’re interested in getting your kids to take charge of their dental hygiene, here are a few things you can do to make that prospect more appealing to them.(more…)
May 13, 2023
Most people don’t really pay attention to their bite. However, the pattern in which your teeth come together can greatly impact many areas of your life, from how your smile looks to oral health issues. The good news is that Invisalign can help align your pearly whites, resulting in a beautiful smile and improved dental well-being. Read on to learn more about bite issues and how Invisalign can help.(more…)
April 13, 2023
Did you know that roughly 65% of women and 53% of men are scared of getting a root canal? So, it’s not surprising that many patients avoid this treatment at all costs. However, it’s important to know that the reputation of this procedure is far, far worse than the reality. If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to move forward, then keep reading to learn why you won’t regret getting a root canal.(more…)
January 5, 2023
Like many people, there’s a good chance you think toothaches are all the same. Namely, you may believe tooth pain always stems from something minor and trivial. The truth, though, is quite the opposite: some toothaches are rather dangerous, as they might signal a severe oral problem. Therefore, it’s helpful to know the kind you have and how an emergency dentist can help. Luckily, your local dental practice can give you the details. Here’s a summary, then, of four types of tooth pain and how a dentist might fix them.(more…)
December 30, 2022
Nothing feels better than a hot cup of coffee first thing in the morning. Coffee unites all cultures and creeds—by many estimates, it’s second only to water as the most consumed beverage there is. If you’re an avid coffee drinker, it might be hard to even imagine starting your day without it. So if you’re using Invisalign aligners to straighten your teeth, your might wonder, quite reasonably, whether they’ll affect your ability to have your morning coffee. If you’re in that position, here’s a guide that can tell you everything you need to know.(more…)
November 17, 2022
Recently, clear aligners have become popular for straightening teeth. In fact, many people tend to prefer them over traditional braces. If you’re an older adult, though, you might think this option isn’t for you. You may even wonder, “Am I too old for Invisalign?” Fortunately, clear aligners can work for patients of all ages. You just have to be committed to treatment! To prove it, here’s a summary of why you’re never too old for Invisalign.(more…)
October 13, 2022
There are plenty of things you’d probably love to pass on to your child. They might be material things, like a home, or they might be abstract, like good moral character. In either case, something you’d probably prefer not to pass on would be gum disease or tooth decay. Yet according to dental science, you very well might.
Knowing which diseases your child might inherit can make a huge difference in the chances of those diseases affecting them seriously later in life. If you’re wondering whether bad teeth might run in the family, here’s a quick rundown of the conditions where genetics might play a role.(more…)
September 8, 2022
Thanks to modern dental technology and techniques, you no longer have to straighten your teeth with metal brackets and wires. Instead, you can opt for Invisalign to create a more uniform smile by working through a series of clear aligners. But what can you expect the entire procedure to involve? Read on to learn about the step-by-step Invisalign treatment process!(more…)