Braces: some of us wanted them, some of us didn’t, some of us were lucky enough to never think twice about them. Regardless of what side of the aisle you fall on, though, it’s your responsibility as a parent to help your child adapt if he or she requires braces. No matter what your child…Read More
If you’ve ever experienced a nagging, painful headache, you know how frustrating the experience can be. When the discomfort doesn’t go away, it becomes difficult to get much of anything done. Sleeping is hard, talking hurts, working on your computer can be excruciating, and just going through the motions of daily life can suddenly become…Read More
Bruxism, or dental grinding, often occurs during sleep and is frequently caused by abnormal bites or missing or crooked teeth. According to recent estimates, it affects about 15-33% of people. If you grind your teeth at night, you might be wondering if there are steps you can take to stop it. The answer, luckily, is…Read More
Losing a permanent tooth can be a frightening experience. Don’t worry, though: there are ways to rescue the tooth and increase the chances that it will go back into your mouth. Here’s your quick guide: If you’ve lost or loosened a tooth, don’t wait to get care! When you act as quickly as possible,…Read More
Let’s face it: nobody wants to deal with a dental emergency. From aches and pains to broken teeth, there’s no doubt that dental emergencies can be alarming and uncomfortable. Unfortunately, they happen, and understanding how to deal with them effectively is a critical part of keeping your mouth healthy and happy for years to come….Read More
The moment you get braces, taking care of your teeth takes on a new importance. Don’t worry, though! It’s far from impossible. These smart, dentist-approved tips will help you keep your mouth and teeth healthy, braces and all.
If you play football, soccer, hockey, or any other contact sport, you know that the attitude surrounding these high-intensity activities has changed in recent years. In football, specifically, protection has become the priority. Today, athletic trainers want to make sure that their athletes are adequately protected, and that the delicate areas of the face and…Read More
We live in the age of selfies, photo sharing, and cameras in every pocket. In a world like this, it’s imperative to be photo-ready at all times, but how do you do it? Here are our top six tips for a winning smile, naturally!
No matter what kind of teeth whitening product you use, you’re at risk of encountering some type of dental sensitivity afterward. This is true even for people who have healthy, strong teeth and get them whitened at a dentist’s office. Unfortunately, tooth sensitivity is just a part of whitening and can lead to discomfort for…Read More
Everyone wants a great smile. And, hey, this makes sense! After all, we display our smiles all the time. It’s one of the first things people notice about us when we meet them, and of course we want to be proud of the way it looks and feels. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic…Read More