Your teeth play very important role in every day activities. They Are needed to eat, speak and stay healthy.
First off, there are two stages and sense of human teeth. The first our primary, or baby, teeth and the second our permanent, or adult, teeth. These teeth develop in different stages and although have different timing each set of these teeth are similar.
There are four different types of teeth with very important roles to perform in your mouth. Read more »
I don’t know about you but I love make up. Sorry man but unless you’re wearing lipstick this blog is not for you. Here is a handy guide to help your smile look whiter.
First off wearing lipstick works similarly to other types of color correcting. Depending on the problem area, other make up is worn with warm or cool tones to correct different imperfections on the face.
Choosing a shade that helps bring out the white in your teeth can be a difficult thing. Read more »
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a disease involving the blood vessels and the heart. It represents almost 29 % of all deaths in the United States. Gum disease and heart disease have many similarities, for example, inflammation is common in both cases and can contribute to narrowing coronary arteries and also breaking down the tissue that holds teeth in place. There has been research recently that suggests there is an association with CVD and gum disease. Read more »
Believe it or not our tongue is a vital part of our oral and overall body health. Keeping your tongue clean is a very important part of your oral hygiene. The easiest way to do that is to brush your tongue. What you may not know is that our tongues hold over 10,000 taste buds, And double the amount of bacteria. Bacteria that hide out on our tongues can contribute to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. Read more »
First off a tooth should never be extracted unless a dental provider has been consulted. With that being said there are specific reasons why it’s a better idea to extract the tooth. Most dental providers will not extract a tooth without discussing the pros and cons. Many will also recommend getting an implant in place of that tooth. An implant will help to keep healthy bone around the site where the original tooth was lost. Read more »
It seems like most people have at least one bad habit. When I was younger mine was nail biting. I have since grown out of it and I’m so glad I have since now I know there are things that could affect your mouth and teeth.
The first thing that can be affected are your front teeth. The enamel on your teeth is pretty strong but if you’ve bitten your nails before you know how strong they can be also. Read more »
Everyone wants whiter teeth. Zoom is an in office whitening procedure. If you are not up to date with you dental cleanings we always recommend having one done prior to getting Zoom.
Let me tell you the process that happens with Zoom whitening.
Your scheduled appointment will take approximately two hours. First, your hygienist will take an impression of your teeth…Which will be used to make whitening trays for you to take home along with a syringe of waiting gel for maintenance. Read more »