4 Things You Should Know About Getting Adult Braces

6 April 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Braces are the most common type of orthodontic treatment. They can straighten your teeth to prevent or treat dental crowding. They can also be used to widen a bite that's too narrow or to remedy malocclusion. You don't need to give up on achieving a straight, perfect smile just because you didn't have braces as a teenager. Adult braces are just as effective at treating orthodontic concerns. Here are four things you should know about adult braces: Read More 

The Link Between Physical Fitness And Oral Health

6 April 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Regular physical exercise will affect your oral health. The effect can be either positive or negative, depending on your unique circumstances. Below is an overview of these effects. The Negative Effects Here are some oral health problems associated with physical exercise.   Dehydration Working out causes you to sweat and dehydrate. Dehydration leads to a dry mouth. A dry mouth lacks the saliva to wash away bacteria and neutralize their acids and sugar. Read More 

Got Diabetes? This Is Why You Need Dental Preventative Care More Than Most

3 April 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you have diabetes, chances are you already have enough on your proverbial plate to deal with. But unfortunately, the problems with diabetes don't stop with your blood sugar level. If you didn't know, your diabetes could be putting your teeth and gums at risk. Here's how. Glucose When you have diabetes, you tend to have a higher blood sugar than most. This isn't just limited to your blood, however. Saliva also carries a certain amount of glucose, and when you have diabetes, the amount of glucose goes up. Read More 

What Are The Different Types Of Dental Bridges?

1 April 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental bridges are a type of permanent dental appliance that is used to replace missing teeth. The bridge is made of one or more artificial teeth and an abutment that the teeth attach to hold the teeth in place. The way the bridge is installed in the mouth often depends on how many missing teeth need to be replaced. These are the different types of dental bridges that are used to replace missing teeth. Read More 

Ways To Take Care Of Your New Dental Crowns

31 March 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

New dental crowns convey many benefits, including fixing problems with your teeth and improving the look of your smile. So, you want to keep them around for a long time. While dental crowns don't necessarily require special care over the rest of your teeth, some good oral hygiene habits can extend their life. Brush and Floss Regularly As noted, the key to keeping your crown in good repair is to practice good oral hygiene. Read More