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What You Need To Know About Your Braces And Discolored Teeth

Dentist Blog

Many people get braces. Braces are a great way to correct overbites, crooked teeth and problems with your mouth. However, if you are not careful, you can get discoloration and white spots on the teeth after you have had braces. This is why understanding what these white spots are and treating them as soon as possible is one of the best things you can do. Here is what you need to know about caring for your teeth with braces.

19 March 2015

Proper Care And Cleaning Of Dentures: How To Stave Off Mouth Infections

Dentist Blog

Dentures take some getting used to. If you are new at wearing dentures, be sure you take care of them properly so you don't find yourself with a denture-related mouth infection. Here are some common mouth infections denture users get, and how to avoid them. Then there are some basic care and cleaning suggestions for your dentures and your mouth. Common Mouth Infections The following are infections that can be caused by poor care of the mouth and dentures.

4 March 2015

Do All Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Removed?

Dentist Blog

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the teeth farthest back in the back of your mouth. Not everyone gets wisdom teeth or the same amount. You may get one, two, three, or all four wisdom teeth. While many people choose to get them removed due to a variety of reasons, it is not necessarily mandatory in all cases. Here is what you should know about wisdom teeth and whether or not they need to be removed.

9 February 2015

Forget Metal Braces, And Try Invisible Aligners For A Brace-Free Smile

Dentist Blog

Over the last decade, invisible aligners such as Invisalign have overtaken metal braces as the teeth straightening apparatus of choice. They're very hard to spot on the teeth, can be removed every time you eat or brush your teeth, and can be customized for each patient. Despite this treatment's popularity, a lot of prospective patients still have lingering questions about Invisalign. Here's a look at a few of those questions, and their answers.

19 January 2015

5 Tips For Getting Your Child To Floss

Dentist Blog

Does your child hate to floss? Can you blame them? Flossing isn't a pleasurable experience for many people. Even adults have trouble sticking to disciplined flossing routine. Most kids don't like flossing because they find it uncomfortable or because they don't like sticking their hands in their mouth. Others may see blood on their gums or the floss and become distressed. No matter their objection, it's important that your child sticks with it.

5 January 2015

Ways To Freshen Your Breath For That Special Occasion

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Maybe you are getting ready for a special evening with the one you love, or perhaps an occasion like Valentine's Day is looming. In any case, you know that you will be up close and personal with someone that matters, so it is important that your breath is fresh. Here are some ways to keep your breath fresh at all times, particularly in those special occasions.   Top Tips for Freshening the Breath

4 December 2014