Avoiding Bruxism: 3 Chewing Habits To Stop

3magentaDid you know that by intentionally chewing as a habit throughout the day, you may be exacerbating an existing bruxism case or promoting the development of one? You might not think much about this type of activity on a day-to-day basis but if you are someone who needs bruxism treatment, it might be time to start. Rest assured, these are issues that are often overlooked by many patients and that we will be happy to help you address if necessary.

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Invisalign Treatment Q&A

q&AfabricWhat are your thoughts on Invisalign treatment? Are you thinking that it’s high time you align your smile but you aren’t sure that this orthodontic option is all you’re hoping it really is? We understand that you may have some lingering concerns or questions, which is why we suggest you contact us to schedule a consultation. We will always be pleased to answer any question you might have. To help kick start your search for more knowledge, let’s begin with a Q&A session full of a few frequently asked inquiries.

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Q&A: Understanding Teeth Whitening Candidacy

q&arainbowPerhaps you wake up one morning and realize your smile that you once prided yourself on because of its vibrancy is no longer quite so dazzling. Or, maybe you have been trying to ignore staining for a while but you have decided that now is the time to improve your smile with teeth whitening. While the motivation is important, qualifying as a candidate for this cosmetic procedure is equally necessary. Do you know what it takes to qualify? We can help you better understand the details with a Q&A session.

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Digital X-Rays: Quiz Yourself!

xraythumbsupYou might already know that the advanced technology we know as digital X-rays is quickly becoming standard in dental practices. What you might not know, however, is if you will ever require these X-rays. You might also be a bit unsure about what makes them so unique (and preferable) when compared with the conventional imaging you may have grown up with. Allow us to help you out with some details (or discover your knowledge is already quite refined) with a quiz.

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Q&A: Your Preventive Care

preventionsignDo you feel kindly toward the idea of committing to preventive care but you certainly wish you knew more about the particulars? After all, becoming more familiar with the details makes it easier to feel enthusiastic about caring for your oral health with daily and long-term preventive measures. Wonderful news! We would be delighted to provide you with the education you’re currently lacking. Let’s kick this journey off with a Q&A session to get you started.

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Flossing Quiz: True Or False?

flossing teethWhen you are taking the time to streamline your dental hygiene habits, you will spend some of that energy on ensuring you’re doing your best with your flossing. Unfortunately, if you don’t have a solid foundation for flossing your smile, your attempts at doing a standout job might fall a bit flat. Never fear! Learning the ins and outs of successfully cleaning between teeth with dental floss is just as easy as its results are rewarding. Let’s see what you know (and potentially teach you a thing or two) in the meantime with our flossing quiz.

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How Do I Brush My Teeth?

toothbrushandpasteYou may find yourself feeling somewhat shocked by your own admission that you’re not certain you’re brushing your smile correctly. After all, this is something you have been doing since you were a little kid, all on your own. Surely, you must be cleaning your tooth surfaces and gum tissue with an expert approach, right? As a matter of fact, it is possible that you may need some tips or tweaks when it comes to your dental hygiene method. Allow us to fill you in with some helpful details, so you feel 100 percent about your efforts.

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Replacing Lost Teeth

replacing lost teethThe shape, size, and organization of your teeth are unique to your smile, therefore there are no one-size-fits-all solutions to replacing them if one or more teeth go missing. Although small and seemingly simple in design, healthy teeth are accurately positioned to displace the pressure of your bite. So, your replacement tooth/teeth must effectively restore this balance to restore your bite and your smile’s confidence. (more…)