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4 Reasons To Get Your Teeth Whitened

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Taking care of yourself if one thing you’ll consistently want to do. The key to making this happen may rest in investing in your smile. The good news is there are many things you can to that will allow you to be proud of your teeth. One of the top ones is having your teeth professionally whitened. Knowing the top benefits of doing so may be the motivation you need to get started.…

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4 Things You Need To Know About Veneers For Diastemas

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If you have a gap between your two front teeth, you’re not alone. Studies have shown that 5% of American adults between the ages of 18 and 50 have a gap between their front teeth. This gap, known as a diastema, can negatively impact your self esteem and make you uncomfortable with your smile. Cosmetic treatments such as veneers can be used to hide your diastema and give you the smile you’ve always wanted.…

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4 Things Parents Need To Know About Split Teeth

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Dental injuries are incredibly common among children. Only half of children will make it to their high school graduation without having suffered a traumatic dental injury, while the rest will suffer at least one such injury, and some kids will injure multiple teeth. These injuries include chips and fractures as well as more serious injuries like split teeth. Here are four things you need to know about split teeth. What are split teeth?…

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What You Need To Know About Implant-Supported Dentures

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When you’re missing all or most of your teeth, dentures are usually the best option. However, instead of getting traditional dentures that constantly move and slip, consider denture implants. If you’re finally ready to replace your missing teeth and get a smile worth showing off, check out these facts about implant-supported dentures. They Are Removable but Don’t Move Traditional dentures need sticky paste or adhesives to stay in place, but these often fail, allowing the dentures to slip and move.…

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5 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Gum Disease

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Gum disease is categorized by red and inflamed gums and is one of the most common oral health problems among adults. According to Mark Ryder, DMD, chair of the division of periodontology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry, gum disease normally occurs in areas you aren’t brushing very well. When bacteria accumulate on the surfaces of your teeth, your gums can get inflamed. If this dental issue is not treated soon enough, it can lead to tooth loss and hurt your overall health.…

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3 Supposedly Healthy Drinks That Hurt Your Teeth (And Six Alternatives)

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Even the most dedicated sugary soda and energy drink fans know their favorite beverages are affecting their health. Unfortunately, many of the drinks marketed as healthier choices still do a number on your teeth and gums. They might come with fewer calories but still contain plenty of ingredients that aren’t good for the mouth. Protect your oral health with regular dentistry visits while enjoying a sip of something refreshing by swapping these three less than healthy options for better ones.…

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Visit Your Dentist For Sleep Apnea Treatment

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While there is a whole list of health conditions and habits that can lead to heart problems, there is one condition you might have without even knowing. Sleep apnea affects approximately 9% of women and 24% of men, but experts believe that 80% of cases go undiagnosed. If you do not know you have sleep apnea, you certainly cannot treat it, and leaving it untreated can lead to major health issues, including heart problems.…

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5 Dental Procedures That Revolutionized Cosmetic Dentistry

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Missing, dingy and crooked teeth were just part of the past, and it wasn’t a big deal. Today, however, having a perfect smile is something everyone desires. Luckily, advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it easier than ever to get the glamorous smile you deserve. Check out these five procedures that have revolutionized cosmetic dentistry. Teeth Whitening Having teeth professionally whitened in a dental office is still the most popular cosmetic procedure in the world.…

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Smile Makeover: Four Questions To Ask Yourself Before Getting Veneers And Porcelain Crowns

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If you’re tired of your dingy, crooked smile a smile makeover is the perfect solution to boost your confidence and give you a smile you want to share. Two of the most common methods for improving your smile are porcelain veneers and porcelain crowns. When considering veneers and/or porcelain crowns, make sure to ask yourself these four questions. Which Problems and Teeth Are You Trying to Fix? First, consider what oral problems you want to fix.…

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Suffered Bone Loss Due To Periodontal Disease? 2 Surgical Options

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Approximately 70 percent of Canadians will deal with some form of gum disease during their lifetimes.  If left untreated, a serious form of gum disorder, known as periodontal disease, can lead to a myriad of oral health problems.  In some patients, periodontal disease even leads to bone loss.  If you’ve suffered bone loss due to this condition, consider the following 2 surgical options. Bone Grafting Periodontal disease is a serious gum inflammation that is caused from an overload of bacteria in the mouth.…

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