Month: June 2016

Vocab 101: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Stains

Teeth come in a variety of colors. Our eyes perceive some as white, while other teeth have noticeable yellow, gray or brown tones. Aside from differences in natural tooth color, the enamel of your teeth can absorb color from food, drinks and habits such as smoking. Stains that are within the tooth (usually in the dentin layer)… Read more »

Can Dental Implants Improve Your Replacement Teeth?

Every smile is unique, and so are the patterns of tooth loss; therefore, replacement teeth must be custom-designed to match your smile’s unique specifications. Nevertheless, whether you’ve lost one, several, or all of your teeth, dental implants can significantly improve the effectiveness of your replacement teeth. In addition to providing improved support, implants also do… Read more »

Want To Try An Electric Toothbrush?

Did you wake up one day with the desire to try an electric toothbrush for your oral health? It’s only natural! You likely see advertisements for them, hear about their benefits, and probably pass by a display of them when you’re at the drugstore. If your curiosity is getting the better of you but you… Read more »

Choosing The Right Dental Floss

There’s not necessarily a right or wrong dental floss. However, there is a better and then not-so-great floss for your particular dental hygiene needs. As a result, it’s good to become familiar with your options and how to make a selection, so you can ensure your smile is as healthy as possible. Just take a… Read more »

3 Tips For Successful Brushing

Are you feeling quite powerful as you’re wielding your toothbrush in hand, controlling the fate of your smile? Well, this is a good thing if you are interested in practicing top-notch dental hygiene that will keep your smile healthy for years to come. However, if you are missing a few key recommendations for experiencing successful… Read more »