Tooth Care: A Close Look At Wisdom Teeth

February 25th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth in the mouth to erupt, which normally happens around the ages of 17 - 25. For many years, there has been a lot of controversy as to the need to remove these teeth.  If the teeth don’t cause any harm or pain, they are normally fine to stay in place.  If they present a bad position or cause you a lot of pain or discomfort, they will need to be removed. Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom Read more [...]




Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed?

January 28th, 2018 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed? By Dale Harris Being the parent of a teenager can be tough. But as the adult, it’s your (sometimes thankless!) job to do what you can to take care of your teen’s health. Understanding when and why your teenager needs to get braces is a part of that. In this post, you will learn the signals to look for. They Have Crowding This is exactly what it sounds like — there isn’t enough space in their mouths for all of their teeth. If crowding Read more [...]



Dentists and Dental Hygienists: An Awesome Team

December 31st, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

When you visit dentists for your dental health maintenance, you are actually going to spend more time with a dental hygienist. These dental "nurses" perform much of what a dentist does, assisting them as a teammate in your dental health. When you go to dentists twice a year for regular cleanings and check ups, it's not actually he or she that does the bulk of the work. Usually, when you make your appointment, you are actually meeting with a dental hygienist and not a doctor. It could Read more [...]



A Cheat Sheet For Whiter Teeth

December 17th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients 1 Comment »

Lemons and oranges offer you Vitamin C, however they can also whiten your teeth. Orange or lemon peels can assist brighten your teeth if you massage the back of the peel versus your teeth. White teeth are among the primary icons of success in today's business world, in addition to in day to day socializing. If somebody has a nice smile, that signals to everybody around them that they are a nice, confident, successful person who they must be friendly with. Continue reading to learn Read more [...]



Dentists and Dental Hygienists: An Awesome Team

October 29th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

When you visit dentists for your dental health maintenance, you are actually going to spend more time with a dental hygienist. These dental "nurses" perform much of what a dentist does, assisting them as a teammate in your dental health. When you go to dentists twice a year for regular cleanings and check ups, it's not actually he or she that does the bulk of the work. Usually, when you make your appointment, you are actually meeting with a dental hygienist and not a doctor. It could be said that Read more [...]



Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed?

October 8th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

Being the parent of a teenager can be tough. But as the adult, it’s your (sometimes thankless!) job to do what you can to take care of your teen’s health. Understanding when and why your teenager needs to get braces is a part of that. In this post, you will learn the signals to look for. They Have Crowding This is exactly what it sounds like — there isn’t enough space in their mouths for all of their teeth. If crowding isn’t caught early enough, it can lead to crooked teeth that Read more [...]



How An Orthodontist Can Make The Gaps In Your Teeth Disappear

September 17th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

A gap between two of your teeth is called "diastema." Diastema often occurs between to two front teeth, but it can happen anywhere. One cause is when the jaw bones and the teeth aren't matched in size, which makes your teeth look small, oddly spaced or crowded together. For whatever reason, having a gap between your teeth can be embarrassing. It makes you want to hide your smile from the world. A skilled orthodontist can offer a variety of solutions for fixing your diastema. Braces The Read more [...]



Dental Care: Dealing With Cracked Teeth

September 4th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth in the mouth to erupt, which normally happens around the ages of 17 - 25. For many years, there has been a lot of controversy as to the need to remove these teeth.  If the teeth don’t cause any harm or pain, they are normally fine to stay in place.  If they present a bad position or cause you a lot of pain or discomfort, they will need to be removed. Also known as the third set of molars, the wisdom Read more [...]



Teeth Whitening—Top 10 Myths

August 6th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

With all the information in ads, magazines and on the Internet about teeth whitening, but it is important to separate fact from fiction.  The Top 10 Myths about Teeth Whitening include:  All teeth whiten the same; Once my teeth are whitened, they will stay bright forever; Whitening toothpastes bleach teeth; Dental insurance will pay for tooth whitening. Teeth whitening is a common cosmetic dentistry procedure used to lighten or whiten the shade of the teeth.  Every year thousands Read more [...]



Your Teenager’s Teeth: When Are Braces Needed?

July 30th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients No Comments »

Being the parent of a teenager can be tough. But as the adult, it’s your (sometimes thankless!) job to do what you can to take care of your teen’s health. Understanding when and why your teenager needs to get braces is a part of that. In this post, you will learn the signals to look for. They Have Crowding This is exactly what it sounds like — there isn’t enough space in their mouths for all of their teeth. If crowding isn’t caught early enough, it can lead to crooked teeth that Read more [...]