If you’re considering dental implants, we know there’s one big question on your mind: are they worth it? There are a few things to know when approaching implants for the first time. One – the process is going to be unlike anything you’ve experienced. And two – so are the results. There are positive and […]
The Scary Truth About the Mouth-Body Connection
We all worry about health – whether it’s our own or a loved one’s. And we all engage in a certain level of disease prevention. But your teeth and gums don’t always rise to the forefront as the first priorities. What if we told you that keeping your smile healthy could reduce your risk of […]
When Is the Best Time of Day to Brush Your Teeth?
This question is deceptively simple. You should brush your teeth in the morning and at night, right? Technically, yes – but exactly what time in the morning and at night? Do you brush before or after breakfast? Before or after you floss? Before or after you use a mouthwash? We have answers to all those […]
These 5 Botox Facts Will Surprise You
Whether you’ve had Botox before, or only seen it mentioned in gossip magazines next to celebrity “Before and After Plastic Surgery” comparisons, there’s no denying that it’s become a household name. But no matter your experience with it, there are probably some lingering questions about exactly how Botox works. And that’s thanks to the big, […]
What All Parents Need to Know about Children’s Dental Health
Your kids get everything they need from you – including help building healthy teeth. But with all the changing recommendations that you’re constantly hearing about how to care for kids’ smiles, how can you know what to do? What’s going to lead to long-term happy grins and good habits? Obviously an infographic isn’t going […]
Is Teeth Whitening Safe? Depends Whether You Follow These Tips
What’s better than a dazzling, white smile? You win people over more easily, impress at work, and even feel more confident throughout the day. But white teeth shouldn’t come at a cost – and many patients are falling prey to DIY whitening schemes that do more harm than good. Here’s how to spot whitening tactics […]
Are Your Headaches Caused By Your Jaw?
Experiencing headaches when you wake up in the morning? Finding your jaw feeling exhausted and hard to use, or your ears feeling sore? Noticing facial pain? These symptoms could all add up to a jaw disorder. We all know how frustrating and draining head pain can be. It prevents you from working as hard as […]
Picking the Clear Braces that are Best for You
When it came to straightening teeth, there used to be just one option: traditional metal braces. But these bulky brackets and wires are no longer the single means of straightening – and that makes orthodontic treatment far friendlier, especially for adults. Adult patients aren’t comfortable wearing noticeable braces on their front teeth, especially at work […]
Here’s How (and Why) to Skip your Next Coke
Got a Coke on your desk for lunchtime? Use soda to get through the sleepy afternoon hours at work? Planning on getting a soft drink at the movie you’re seeing this weekend? This is a great opportunity to change things up. Coke is bad news for your teeth and for your body – but we […]
Do You Know What’s Happening During Your Teeth Cleaning?
Exactly why are cleanings so important? It probably feels like you’re constantly being told to check in with your dentist. But these appointments are a valuable opportunity to not just check in with your dentist and your oral health, but learn more about your systemic health and how you can engage with the future of […]