If you are like most people, you probably brush your teeth once or twice each day, but do you ever take time to brush your tongue? Brushing your tongue might be something you forget to do, or it might be something you really do not see any importance in. The problem with not brushing your tongue is that it opens up the potential for you to develop problems in your mouth, and here are a few things you should understand about brushing your tongue. [Read More]
What Are Attachments With Invisalign?
If you are contemplating braces for your teeth, have you looked into Invisalign? Invisalign is a newer type of system designed to straighten teeth in a way that is almost invisible. This type of system works with clear plastic aligners, which move your teeth little by little, and in some cases, they require the use of attachments. Here are several things to understand about the aligners used with this system and the attachments you might need. [Read More]
Things That Shorten The Duration Of Your Teeth-Whitening Results
If you have recently received professional teeth whitening services, you may be quite impressed with your results. A single professional whitening session performed by your dentist can whiten your teeth by several shades. Multiple sessions can result in optimal whitening, leaving you with the pearly white smile that you've always wanted. Professional dental whitening is chemically based. The process uses peroxide to remove stains that accumulated on the teeth. The stains are usually caused by the teeth's exposure to the colorants and pigments of tobacco, food, or beverages as you smoke, eat, or drink. [Read More]
Does Your Dental Crown Fit Right And Feel Right?
A crown, or cap, is a restoration that is placed over your remaining tooth enamel to improve both its appearance and strength. If you've never had a crown placed before, you may not know how it is supposed to feel and look in your mouth. When a crown is seated, there will inevitably be an adjustment period. Contact your dentist if you have the following symptoms and they aren't improving. [Read More]