Oral Health is a Family Affair

Trying To Decide If Pulling Your Tooth Is The Right Option? Here Are Some Points To Consider

If one of your teeth has a big cavity, your dentist may tell you it needs a crown, or it needs to be pulled. If you don't have enough healthy tooth left, a traditional filling won't work. Your dentist will probably advise you to get a crown, but the decision is ultimately up to you. However, there are good reasons to pay the extra money and get a crown rather than lose the tooth. Read More 

Cosmetic Dentistry Options for Children with Anodontia

As your children get older, you might be tempted to take them in to a cosmetic dentist to whiten their teeth a little bit, reshape long or chipped teeth, or even put veneers on permanent teeth. However, you should talk to your pediatric dentist before having any cosmetic procedures performed. The best reason to perform cosmetic dentistry procedures on children and adolescents is because they have a genetic need for it—such as anodontia. Read More 

Four Surprising Foods That Are Bad For Your Teeth

When it comes to your teeth, most individuals are aware of the basic ways to keep your oral health at a maximum: brush at least twice daily (three according to some dental experts), floss after meals, and visit the dentist regularly. While the majority of people can complete those tasks without problem, many are unaware of the damage that can be done to teeth simply by eating foods (and drinking certain drinks). Read More 

Dental Whitening: Using Tooth Whitening Toothpastes For Sparkling White Teeth

Magazine and TV ads inundate viewers with images of models whose teeth are beautifully straight and white. As a result, many people begin to wonder if they can achieve the same whiteness. These days, there are many at-home remedies, such as toothpastes with whitening agent. But, how effective are these toothpastes?     What Makes Tooth Whitening Toothpaste Special? The vast majority of people use some type of toothpaste on a daily basis as part of their normal oral hygiene routine. Read More 

How Invisalign Braces Can Work For You

If you need to get braces to correct the positioning of your teeth, your dentist has probably referred you to an orthodontist. When you go to your first appointment, you may be overwhelmed to hear about the many choices available when it comes to braces. Consider using invisalign braces to correct the problem. Here is a description of how invisalign braces work and some of the benefits you would gain by using them. Read More