Invisalign is an incredible treatment option for achieving a straighter smile without the hassle of traditional metal braces. The clear plastic trays are custom-made to fit your teeth and are virtually invisible, making them a popular choice among our patients seeking orthodontic treatment. However, keeping your Invisalign trays clean is essential to maintaining good oral […]
Is a Waterpik as Good as Flossing?
Regular oral care is extremely important to your health, and when it comes to your oral hygiene, there are many tools available. Some of the more common choices used for cleaning teeth are traditional flossing and a device called a Waterpik. A Waterpik, or a water flosser, directs a stream of water to help clean […]
Can Cavities Heal Themselves?
Cavities are among the most common dental issues. These tiny bacteria-caused holes can become an uncomfortable nuisance if not taken care of quickly and with the help of an oral care specialist. A common misconception is that cavities can heal independently, but this is not true. Cavities are a form of tooth decay that permanently […]
How to Prepare for Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Dentistry
Do you dread going to the dentist? Dental anxiety or discomfort about dental procedures is a common fear of visiting the dentist. It can range from mild nervousness to whole-body tension. And can make it difficult or even impossible to receive necessary dental care, such as dental procedures like crowns and bridges or restorative dentistry. […]
Thumb Sucking Long Term Effects
The long term effects of thumb sucking
As parents we tend to have millions of concerns when it comes to our kids. Thumb sucking is a normal and soothing habit for babies and toddlers. While most children grow out of this habit during their toddler years, some other tend to still hold on to this habit quite longer. Parents sometimes wonder if will continue or when is the appropriate time to seek for help. […]
What Can You Drink with Invisalign?
Your dentist may recommend Invisalign when you want to straighten your teeth. These aligners can help improve your smile and confidence, but they require consistent use. To continue to enjoy the foods and drinks you love while using Invisalign, you should take some precautions to care for your teeth and aligners. Water is the best […]
Lip Fillers at the Dentist: Everything You Need to Know
Cosmetic dentistry, such as veneers or teeth whitening, can help you achieve a brighter smile. But what about your lips? Cosmetic dentists commonly use lip fillers to help boost lips just that extra bit. They can help improve the overall lip contour volume and fill in the vertical lines around your smile. Here’s what you […]
How to Make Resin Veneers Last Longer
Veneers are an excellent choice for creating the smile of your dreams. They are made of a specialized, long-lasting resin designed to look so natural that no one will notice they’re veneers. Resin veneers must be placed directly on the tooth’s surface and then sculpted to the desired shape by your dentist. They can be […]
4 Tips Before Getting Teeth Whitening
What You Should Know Before You Whiten When your teeth look and feel their best, you feel more confident showing off your smile. So whether you’re considering booking a professional whitening with your dentist or purchasing an at-home kit, teeth whitening can brighten your smile. While there are many ways to whiten your teeth, there […]
5 Signs That You Need A Tooth Filling
Several things can cause tooth decay, such as poor oral hygiene or excessive sugary foods. Unfortunately, if left unchecked or treated, this decay will eventually result in the need for a tooth filling in the cavity it causes. When it comes to cavities, the best-case scenario is that it’s caught during a routine tooth examination […]