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Alcoholic Cocktails

Alcohol, Your Teeth, & Your Health

While some studies might find benefits in moderate drinking (such as antioxidants in red wine), you can surely obtain these supposed positives through other, more healthy options. In fact, alcohol consumption has mostly adverse effects on our well-being. Most people know this but still drink due to the cultural and social aspects. Of course, moderation […]

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Dental Implant Illustration

Ready For Dental Implants?

Dental Implants To Replace Missing Teeth For Single Teeth, Dentures, and Everything in Between If you have missing or failing teeth, there are many replacement options available. Bridges, crowns, dentures, and partials are all viable options. Still, nothing comes close to the strength and durability of dental implants to support the restoration. Implants are extremely […]

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Bowl of Popcorn

Popcorn Dangers

Dental Problems From Popcorn Popcorn is a great tasty snack. There’s nothing like warm buttery popcorn to accompany a movie or while binge-watching your favorite TV show. However, popcorn can cause a real danger to teeth in several ways. Uncooked kernels can be extremely tough. Accidentally biting down on one can cause cracks, chips, or […]

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Missing Teeth Disruption

Missing Teeth? Prevent Shift & Drift!

The human body is excellent at adapting, and our mouths are no exception. When you have missing teeth, your mouth undergoes various changes to compensate. In the short-term, you may have an unsightly gap in your smile. However, as time progresses, the surrounding teeth will begin to shift and tilt toward the open space in […]

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Baby with a Bottle

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

What Causes “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?” Being mammals, human babies drink milk. It provides all the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. However, as children get older and their primary baby teeth begin to emerge, drinking milk can pose the risk of cavities and “baby bottle tooth decay.” In general, milk is very healthy […]

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Before and After Teeth Whitening

Thinking About Teeth Whitening?

Making the Decision There’s no doubt about it. Our teeth are one of the most defining features of our face. And, unless you’re wearing a mask, people tend to look at our mouths when we speak and interact. If you are embarrassed about the way your teeth look, teeth whitening is a fast, easy, and […]

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Tooth Extraction & Dry Socket

Dry Socket, A Painful Setback

What Is a Dry Socket? What to know after an extraction. You probably know that missing a tooth can cause problems. Of course, it leaves behind a gap in your smile, affecting your appearance. But it can also impact your ability to eat properly and cause other oral health problems. Yes, a missing tooth is […]

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Man Opens Bottle Water Using Teeth

Dental Bad Habits

Some Bad Habits Are Hard To Break Often, people think of their teeth as indestructible, engaging in high-risk activities, or using them for things they just aren’t well-suited to do. Avoid these bad habits to keep teeth strong and healthy. Using Teeth as Tools Conventional wisdom says there’s no substitute for the correct tool. Well, […]

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Diastema Gap Teeth

Diastema… Closing The Gap!

What Is A Diastema? A diastema is a technical term for a gap between your teeth, especially the front two incisors. In recent years, with celebrities such as Michael Strahan embracing their natural smile, diastemas have become more acceptable and mainstream. Furthermore, many people find it endearing or feel that it provides a distinguishing feature. […]

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Periodontal Pockets

Periodontal Pockets

What Are Periodontal Pockets? Measuring periodontal pockets — depths and implications. Healthy gum tissue fits tightly and firmly against teeth. However, with age and/or declining oral health, this tissue can loosen and sag, forming periodontal pockets around the teeth. When this occurs, it can often become an ever-increasing problem, as it becomes easier and easier […]

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