In addition to being virtually undetectable, clear aligners offer patients an additional benefit: a shorter average treatment timeline! So, if you want to straighten your teeth before a special event, like a wedding or family reunion, then there’s a good chance that Invisalign is the solution you’ve been looking for. But how long does Invisalign treatment take on average? To find out, read on!(more…)
December 3, 2023
November 15, 2023
If you’re a person with dental anxiety, or you just need some help getting through your treatment you’re not alone. Sedation dentistry is a safe and effective method of relaxation that dentists can use to make your treatment more effective. But how does it do that?
Continue reading to learn more about sedation dentistry, and how it can aid in all of your treatments.(more…)
October 13, 2023
If you haven’t seen the dentist in a while, you’re not alone. Nearly one in five American adults deal with some form of dental anxiety, and this can cause someone to put off seeing the dentist for months or years. Some people say that they’ll only go to the dentist when they are in pain, but by the time a patient is experiencing pain, the oral health problem behind it may have caused extensive or even irreparable damage. Here’s what you can expect if you’re returning to the dentist after some time away.(more…)
September 8, 2023
In recent times, cosmetic dentistry has experienced a surge in popularity, leading to enhanced smiles and increased self-assurance. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the demand for these procedures has doubled in the United States within the last five years. Nevertheless, various misconceptions have clouded our perception of these treatments. Join us in this exploration as we dispel four prevalent myths surrounding cosmetic dentistry, shedding light on the truth and dispelling any misconceptions.(more…)
July 25, 2023
Foods and drinks aren’t the only things that can cause a bad taste in your mouth. Various issues can cause unpleasant tastes, like decay, infections, or underlying health conditions. If everything tastes metallic, sour, or bitter, you may have symptoms of dysgeusia. Don’t worry, here’s what you need to know to enjoy the way food tastes again.
July 11, 2023
Your dentist specializes in oral health, but they do more than just keep your teeth and gums healthy. They support your overall wellness through the mouth and body connection. Your oral and general health are closely connected. Many dental issues can increase your risk of various medical conditions, and certain health problems can affect your mouth. Here are 5 health concerns your dentist can spot first.
June 7, 2023
The summer season is in full swing, where the sun shines brightly, and the joys of outdoor activities beckon. As you soak up the warmth and embrace the adventures that summer brings, it’s important not to overlook the well-being of your smile. While indulging in the pleasures of summer, there are a few activities that could potentially pose risks to your oral health. Continue reading as we explore three summer pastimes that you should be cautious of to ensure you can enjoy the season while safeguarding your beam.(more…)
May 24, 2023
The long, hot days of summer are here. You’ll spend plenty of time outside soaking up the sun, but you can also have many sleepless nights tossing and turning. A good night’s rest can be difficult to achieve in the summer, especially for people with underlying disorders, like obstructive sleep apnea. If you’re struggling to get the rest you need, here are 7 tips to make it easier to get some shuteye during the summer.
April 6, 2023
Mother’s Day is coming up, which means that whether you’re an expectant mother, a young parent, or even a grandmother, this month is all about you!
When talking about dentistry, mothers deal with a wide variety of issues across every stage of their child’s life. These issues can be with their kids’ teeth, but mothers could also use some support in caring for their oral health as well.
Here’s some information about how mothers can think about dental hygiene at every stage of life.(more…)
March 31, 2023
Depression can affect many aspects of your life. If you are struggling with depression, it is important to seek help so you can work toward a better mental state. Mental health also has an effect on your smile. Continue reading to learn about how it can affect your oral health as well as what you can do to keep your smile healthy while seeking out mental health care.(more…)