Denture adhesive can improve the look of full or partial dentures, but it isn’t necessary for everyone. Some people prefer to use denture adhesive as a sense of security, while some people are comfortable with the original fit of their dentures. How can you tell if denture adhesive would benefit you? (more…)
Choosing a toothbrush should be a simple task, but a quick stroll through the dental aisle of the store can lead some consumers scratching their head. Should I pick the old-fashioned manual toothbrush I’ve always used? Or should I opt for an electric toothbrush? While you’re weighing the options of manual and electric, don’t forget to factor in bristle strength as well. The options can be exhausting, but hopefully, we can make the decision easier for you. (more…)
We wish that most children wanted to grow up to be a dentist. But unlike our favorite holiday character, Hermes, most children and adults alike have a difficult time taking care of their teeth during the holiday season. By following these tips, you can maintain your oral health this holiday season, without sacrificing your favorite treats. (more…)
Dental bridges bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. They’re made up of two or more crown for the teeth on either side of the gap. Bridges are used to restore your smile, restore your ability to properly chew and speak, maintain the shape of your face, and to prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position. (more…)
Your 6-month dental check-up is a form of preventative oral health maintenance designed to keep your teeth and gums healthy and happy. While it’s necessary for you to keep up to date with your check-ups, it’s imperative that you keep an eye out for any problems that may occur in between your visits to the dentist.
When your dentist first suggests that you wear a night guard, your first thought might be the mouth scaffolding teenage girls wear in 80’s movies when they’re going to bed at night. Luckily for you, a night guard isn’t so involved as braces or other sort of dental related night wear. A night guard may take a few days or even weeks for you to get used to, but ultimately you’ll see a benefit in your smile, your physical health, and even your mental health. (more…)