Oral Health is a Family Affair

2 Cosmetic Dental Applications That Make Teeth Appear Straighter

If your teeth are slightly misaligned, you may feel that the only way to achieve a perfect smile includes metal braces. However, there are many different cosmetic dentistry applications that can be used to make the teeth appear straighter. Here are two of them that did not include metal brackets: Porcelain Veneers Porcelain veneers do not actually straighten the teeth. However, they can be used to conceal minor misalignments. Each porcelain veneer is actually a thin porcelain shell that is shaped like a tooth. Read More 

Keep An Eye Out For These Lesser-Known Symptoms Of Oral Cancer

You've probably seen pictures of mouths with white patches caused by oral cancer. Many people assume that as long as they don't have these white patches, they don't have oral cancer. Sadly, that's not always the case. While white patches are one common symptom of oral cancer, you can develop oral cancer and only have other symptoms – but no white patches. Here's a look at some other symptoms that may indicate you have oral cancer. Read More 

Save Your Teeth And The Planet With These Eco-Friendly Toothbrushes

Brushing your teeth regularly helps to keep plaque from forming on your teeth and it helps to keep cavities from developing. Traditional toothbrushes are plastic, and after tossing out an old toothbrush, the plastic stays in the landfill indefinitely. If you strive to help the planet by making environmentally friendly choices, keep your teeth clean with an eco-friendly toothbrush. Below you will learn about three trendy toothbrushes that will help you reduce your carbon footprint while cleaning your teeth. Read More 

4 Tips For Making Your Child’s Braces More Affordable

While most people want their children to have a beautiful smile, it is not uncommon for parents to cringe when they learn that their child will need braces. When it comes to correcting teeth alignment and bite issues braces are very effective, but they can also be quite expensive. Luckily, there are several ways to make braces more affordable so your child can get straight teeth without breaking your bank account. Read More 

2 Possible Dental Replacements For An Extracted Central Incisor

The central incisors are your front-most (most anterior) teeth of both your upper and lower jaw. These pivotal teeth are the first ones used during chewing as the incisors grab onto the food and pass it back to molars for grinding. Losing a central incisor to extraction can be devastating because of the cosmetic obviousness of the loss and the huge blow to your chewing ability. Dental replacements can help restore your cosmetic confidence and your ability to chew food properly. Read More