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Plaque is a substance that builds up on teeth without regular brushing. Plaque can form from an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the mouth in which there are more bad bacteria. These bacteria can create an acidic pH in the mouth, cause plaque to form, and plaque can eventually turn into tartar if left alone. …

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Modern dentures are not like the ones your grandparents wore. Quality has improved greatly, and various options exist that make dentures a good choice for people of all ages with missing teeth. Who is a good candidate for dentures? What are the benefits of dentures? Read on to learn more about the dental device …

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Bright white teeth can positively affect self-esteem and social interactions. After all, most people acknowledge that someone’s mouth and teeth are the first things they notice. If you have recently had your smile professionally whitened, you are no doubt hoping to maintain your new look for as long as possible. …

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You may not eat while you are asleep, but the bacteria in your mouth are still active. That means your evening oral care routine may be the most important of all when it comes to avoiding cavities or gum disease. Rather than losing sleep over the prospect of plaque and tarter festering while you drift off to …

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Dental implants have proven to be a great advancement in modern dentistry. Implants allow patients to have replacement teeth that feel more natural and work more like regular teeth while eating. You may, however, have concerns over whether or not an implant will look natural. After all, most people with implants …

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Dental implants are designed to replace missing teeth by providing a base in the jaw to support a crown that will look, feel, and function just like a natural tooth. This base is usually made from titanium and is inserted into the jaw via surgery and creates a connector that will hold your tooth, or teeth, in …

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Should you have your wisdom teeth removed? It depends on a lot of different factors. Healthy teeth are often fine. On the other hand, when these teeth erupt improperly it can cause malocclusion, a sometimes severe dental problem where the upper and lower jaw don’t align properly. Apart from ruining your smile, …

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One of the first things that a person notices when they meet someone is their mouth and teeth. It is also the highlight of most photographs, and the picture taker will almost always ask for a smile. Are you embarrassed by the way your teeth or mouth appear? There are many things that can detract from a smile over …

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If you’ve considered dental implants before, chances are you may have heard about mini dental implants. But what exactly are they and how are they different from regular dental implants, and which one would be the best choice for you? Read on to find out what exactly are mini dental implants. They’re Mini About …

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Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but it can still be damaged. When tooth enamel is worn down, cavities and eventually tooth decay can develop. Fluoride helps strengthen tooth enamel and fights cavities, but the foods we eat are a constant threat. The main culprit is acid, which can come …

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