Keeping Your Teeth Strong and Healthy

Dental Stains Resistant To Bleaching

While bleaching and laser treatments are often very effective in the treatment of dental stains, there are some types of staining that may be resistant to this type of treatment. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, make an appointment with your dentist. He or she will recommend the most effective treatment option for your type of stains. Here are some types of dental staining that may be resistant to bleaching treatments and what you can do about them: Read More 

Three Key Attributes Of A Children’s Toothbrush

As soon as your child begins to get teeth, you should be thinking about getting him or her a toothbrush. While you'll be taking care of the brushing duties for the first while, it's important to teach your child how to properly brush and empower him or her to do so once the child is old enough. Buying the right toothbrush can be integral in this process. Your child's pediatric dentist can give you some things to watch for when you shop for a children's toothbrush, and may even give your child a new brush at the end of each appointment. Read More 

The Benefits Of Invisalign Buttons

Invisalign is a tooth straightening method that involves the use of clear plastic trays. As you wear the trays, the trays force your teeth to shift. Eventually, through a series of different trays, your teeth will shift into a perfect position so you have a straight smile. However, the trays alone are not always enough to cause the teeth to shift. In some cases, Invisalign buttons may need to be used in conjunction with the trays to get the teeth to shift. Read More 

Preparing For A Dental Implant Procedure

Making the decision to replace a missing tooth with a dental implant is a smart choice, and it is likely one you will be glad you chose for years to come. If you have already met with a dentist but are interested in what it will involve and how you can prepare for it, here are several things you should know about the preparation steps you may have to work through as you prepare to go in for the first step of the procedure. Read More 

Caring for Resin Dental Restorations

Composite resin is one of the most common and useful material for restoring damaged teeth. This means most people with dental fillings have the material in their mouth. However, you must take care of your restorations to avoid their deterioration. Here are some tips for taking care of resin restorations. Care for Your Teeth as Usual First, you should care for your restored teeth just as you normally do for your normal teeth. Read More