Dental Trends: Fixing Gummy Smiles One Visit at a Time

Help Get The Most Out Of Your Invisalign Treatment

An Invisalign treatment is an excellent option for helping people achieve the smiles they want. However, this treatment is not exactly a miracle worker. While the aligner does its part, the person wearing the device must also work towards achieving their smile goals. If you are considering this treatment, learn more about what your role in the treatment process will look like. Maintain Good Hygiene You must maintain the same good hygiene standards you did before the treatment began — there is no exception. Read More 

Three Surprises Dental X-Rays May Reveal About Your Child’s Incoming Teeth

It can be exciting to notice that your child's baby teeth or adult teeth are starting to break through the surface of their gums. It's a big moment of development in your child's life, after all. However, while nature is supposed to handle this all on its own, sometimes things can go wrong with teeth that are currently hidden under the surface or are actively moving into place. Making sure to visit a dentist on a regular basis for dental x-rays is one of the only ways to diagnose these conditions before they become serious. Read More 

Signs You Are Long Overdue for a Dentist Appointment

Too many adults start to slip up when it comes to keeping up with regular dental checkups and cleanings. This can lead to a lot of dental problems and just brushing and flossing at home isn't going to cut it. Are you unsure whether you need to schedule an appointment with your local dentist? Check out some of the following issues that start to arise when you are long overdue for a cleaning: Read More 

Benefits Of Cosmetic Dentistry

Initially, people associated dentistry with removing and filling teeth. However, dentistry has evolved over the years. Modern dentists offer several cosmetic options designed to benefit your oral health and your aesthetic appearance. Cosmetic dentistry involves the use of cosmetic injections to perform aesthetic procedures that enhance someone's appearance. It constitutes various products and procedures, ranging from teeth whitening, dental implants, crowns, and veneers. Many people associate the term cosmetic with appearance and often view cosmetic dentistry as a shortcut to looking good. Read More 

What to Know About the Difference Between Tartar and Plaque

You've likely heard about tartar and plaque when it comes to your oral health, but you might not understand the differences is between them. Here is what you need to know about the differences between these two substances that damage your teeth. 1. What Is Plaque?  Our mouths are filled with bacteria, which live in our saliva. This allows them to get into all the various areas of our mouth, and attach to the tooth around the pocket where the tooth and gums meet. Read More