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Coffee is one of the most common beverages around the world, but it’s no secret that this wildly popular beverage is infamous for staining teeth! A group of molecules called polyphenols are responsible for this staining—they effectively get stuck on your porous enamel. While some people find that regular brushing …

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Despite the fact that nearly 30% of American seniors are missing all of their teeth and another almost 180 million are missing at least one tooth, losing teeth as you age is not natural! Your teeth are firmly rooted in your jaw and meant to provide you with a lifetime of use. While there are several culprits …

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Dental veneers are thin shells that are placed over your natural teeth to create a more even, brighter, and healthy-looking smile. Although veneers are made of porcelain and tend to be stain-resistant and strong, it’s still important to take the best possible care of your dental veneers. By getting regular …

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Do you ever wake up with headaches or a tender jaw? You could be suffering from symptoms of bruxism, or teeth grinding. Bruxism occurs most often at night, but can also occur during the day in times of stress or anxiety. Bruxism is also a symptom of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder. TMJ happens …

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Are you one of the many people who put off cosmetic dentistry treatment because you’re afraid you can’t afford it? Prepare to reconsider your options! Cosmetic dentistry is much more affordable than you think. Insurance policies are covering more procedures like dental implants as they become more common. Your …

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Your dentist may have spoken with you about getting a temporary dental crown on your tooth before getting your permanent crown. Why is this? And what exactly is a temporary dental crown? Here is the total 411 about temporary dental crowns—everything you need to know before getting one! What Are Temporary Dental …

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Laser dentistry is becoming a widely used practice and is helping many patients seek dental treatment that they would have previously avoided due to dental anxiety. Not only is laser dentistry safe, but oftentimes patients need no anesthesia for its use and the benefits allow for a faster healing time and …

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When looking for alternatives to dentures, dental implants are a great option for many patients. However, they can be expensive and insurance doesn’t always cover the cost. If you’re missing all of your teeth and considering dentures or denture alternatives without getting a full set of dental implants, consider …

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Has your dentist recommended dentures or a partial denture for your smile? If so, you could be a candidate for implant supported dentures, which have more benefits than traditional dentures yet aren’t quite the same as having dental implants for every tooth. Implant supported dentures involve having a few dental …

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Your wedding day is one of the biggest and most memorable days of your life. You want to look fabulous and feel confident smiling in all of your wedding photos. Not all of us are happy with the way our smile looks, but there are ways to change that. From things you can do in your daily routine, to cosmetic …

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