My family's dental health is important to me. Unfortunately for me, it is not as important to my little ones. Getting my kids to brush and floss on a daily basis is almost like taking on an obstacle course. I talked to my family's dentist about different methods I could try to encourage them to brush and floss on a regular basis. Some of the tricks worked, some did not. After some experimentation and talking to other parents, I was able to come up with a lot of great tips for helping kids care for their teeth. I started this blog to help other parents get creative when it comes to their kids and dental care.
28 September 2021
Braces are an effective, smile-enhancing treatment, but when proper care is not exercised, complications, such as teeth staining and discomfort, can occur. These issues are more than an inconvenience, but the most convenient thing about these problems is that they can be avoided, often rather easily. Keep reading to learn how to make your experiences with braces as worry-free as possible. Staining If your goal is to improve the appearance of your smile, the discovery of discolored teeth likely is not on the agenda.
23 August 2021
When considering modern tooth replacement options, nothing beats dental implants because they mimic natural dental structure. The dental implant surgery process involves carefully inserting an artificial root anchored on the jawbone to support a bridge or crown. This makes implants an effective solution if you have missing, decayed, or broken teeth. The implant technology can also come in handy if you are tired of dentures that use adhesives. But what are the advantages that make dental implants stand out?
27 May 2021
If you have teeth that are crooked, discolored, or chipped, you may be looking at veneers. Veneers can be a great option for people who don't want to undergo extensive orthodontic work and for people who want to fix many cosmetic problems in one go. There are different veneer types that you can get depending on your preferences, oral health needs, and so on. Each type has its pros and cons; read on to see which type of veneer would best suit your needs.
27 May 2021
In-office teeth whitening is an easy way to transform your smile since your teeth can change as much as seven shades. While the effect of whitening can last you a long time, the procedure isn't permanent, as food debris and plaque will naturally discolor teeth. However, there are some things you can do to whiten your teeth and extend the time between your appointments. Here are some tips to extend the life of your in-office whitening.
19 April 2021
It is incredibly important that you perform proper oral hygiene habits prior to, during, and following a dental implant procedure to ensure optimal healing and health results overall. With proper education on how to take care of your dental implants, you can expect quality results. However, if you fail to take care of your dental implants, there is a higher risk of plaque build-up, which can lead to your gums bleeding, the development of gum disease, infection, bone loss, and other issues that could slow down the healing process.