Why Get Rid of Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars at the very back of the mouth. They appear in late adolescence, at about ages 17 to 25, depending on the individual. The problem is that most people simply don’t have enough room to accommodate these extra teeth. When wisdom teeth […]
Wisdom Teeth: Should They Stay Or Go?
Love Your Aligners!
What are the Benefits of Clear Aligners? With all the options available today, getting perfectly straight teeth is easier than ever before. Most people are familiar with traditional metal braces, consisting of bulky brackets connected by wires and bands. But more and more commonly, people are opting for clear aligners as a comfortable and convenient […]
Dental Phobia… What Can You Do?
It’s normal to be a little nervous about going to the dentist. Truth be told, most people don’t look forward to their visits. However, others may have an elevated fear that causes increased stress and anxiety before their appointment. Still others might have a true dental phobia, where the thought alone is absolutely terrifying. An […]
Getting An Electric Toothbrush
Should I switch to an electric toothbrush? Or is my old toothbrush doing the job? For many people, making any change is a big decision. Maybe you make a list of pros and cons, carefully weighing benefits and potential drawbacks. Especially for significant changes that will affect your long-held daily habits, we understand that change […]
Have A Dental Emergency?
When It’s an Emergency Choose a dentist you can trust! Having a dental emergency can mean different things to different people. Some might have a higher pain tolerance and avoid seeing the dentist for much longer. Others are worried about bills and lack of insurance coverage. But in either case, having a dental problem is […]
Alcohol, Your Teeth, & Your Health
While some studies might find benefits in moderate drinking (such as antioxidants in red wine), you can surely obtain these supposed positives through other, more healthy options. In fact, alcohol consumption has mostly adverse effects on our well-being. Most people know this but still drink due to the cultural and social aspects. Of course, moderation […]
Ready For Dental Implants?
Dental Implants To Replace Missing Teeth For Single Teeth, Dentures, and Everything in Between If you have missing or failing teeth, there are many replacement options available. Bridges, crowns, dentures, and partials are all viable options. Still, nothing comes close to the strength and durability of dental implants to support the restoration. Implants are extremely […]
Dental Problems From Popcorn Popcorn is a great tasty snack. There’s nothing like warm buttery popcorn to accompany a movie or while binge-watching your favorite TV show. However, popcorn can cause a real danger to teeth in several ways. Uncooked kernels can be extremely tough. Accidentally biting down on one can cause cracks, chips, or […]
Missing Teeth? Prevent Shift & Drift!
The human body is excellent at adapting, and our mouths are no exception. When you have missing teeth, your mouth undergoes various changes to compensate. In the short-term, you may have an unsightly gap in your smile. However, as time progresses, the surrounding teeth will begin to shift and tilt toward the open space in […]
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
What Causes “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?” Being mammals, human babies drink milk. It provides all the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. However, as children get older and their primary baby teeth begin to emerge, drinking milk can pose the risk of cavities and “baby bottle tooth decay.” In general, milk is very healthy […]