Your oral health is key to your overall health and well-being; yet despite widespread efforts to increase awareness about prevention, conditions such as cavities and gum disease continue to affect millions. Most of us are aware of the elements of basic oral care such as brushing, flossing and rinsing, and we try to develop a regular maintenance
White teeth – everyone wants them or wants to maintain them. Did you know that what keeps our teeth white is a protective coating called enamel? Enamel is the thin transparent outer layer, a coating covering over your teeth, that acts as an armor of sorts, to protect the teeth from daily wear and tear,
Biting into something hard such as candy or ice, grinding your teeth (bruxism), eating and drinking hot and cold things back and forth, accidentally hitting your tooth on a hard surface, or having an accident such as falling off your bike, are all reasons why someone could crack or chip their teeth. Teeth can crack
From a young age, we have heard everyone say things like “drinking your milk and eating your fruits and vegetables will help you grow up to be big and strong”. Well, the same thing goes for visiting the dentist. Regular visits to a dentist are a crucial part of helping a child grow up healthy
“My tooth is loose!” When a child’s tooth becomes loose for the first time, it represents a huge milestone in their lives. It is exciting, because losing a tooth is associated with the tooth fairy, and of course means that they are growing up. In other words, when your child loses their first tooth, it
While your dentist has the primary role of helping you maintain proper overall oral health over the years, from your teeth to your gums, that’s not all they do. Part of a dentist’s job is their ability to give people beautiful smiles. For some people, it starts with needing their teeth straightened, while others want
Good Oral Hygiene The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that professional dental cleanings and exams be performed biannually, beginning at one year of age, or within 6 months of the first tooth coming in. This is an excellent time for adults to be reminded of the importance of brushing and flossing at least twice daily.
Invisalign has emerged as the new modern way for your dentist to straighten your teeth. It has become a very popular orthodontic procedure, because it straightens your teeth without the need for clunky metal braces, hence the word invisible. By sticking to the maintenance and cleaning routines put forth by your dentist, Invisalign can provide