Month: October 2011

Celebrity Dental Work Gone Wrong

You may consider having cosmetic treatments on your teeth to get a perfect smile. However, if not done properly, some dental work can make your teeth look worse. Some of your favorite stars have had smile makeovers gone badly. Hilary Duff: She often chipped her weak teeth on microphones, so the singer/actress decided to invest… Read more »

Smile Makeover: Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is a great actor with a great smile, but he’s had some major dental work to get his straight teeth. Dentists and orthodontics have made his smile makeover a mission possible. As a young star, his teeth looked terrible. They were misaligned, with almost each tooth going a different direction. Some of his… Read more »

What’s Causing Your Headache?

Constant headaches are painful, uncomfortable, and could be the result of a serious problem. If you have continuous head or jaw pain, you could have temporomandibular disorder, or TMJ. What is TMJ? Your temporomandibular joints connect your jaw to your skull’s temporal bone. These joints allow your mouth and jaw to move. When the TMJ… Read more »

Stay Positive, Prevent Gum Disease

Life events affect your oral health. Emotional factors like trauma, stress, and illness can cause you to neglect your dental health habits and increase your risk of gum disease. When the plaque on your teeth builds up, it can start to form under your gumline. The bacteria irritates your tissues and causes inflammation and infection… Read more »