Month: March 2018

How Does Teeth-Whitening Actually Work?

Professional teeth-whitening is one of the simplest cosmetic dental treatments, and as such, it’s simple to explain. The most common types of teeth stains, known as extrinsic stains, form on your tooth enamel (the outer surface of your teeth). To erase them and brighten your teeth, a powerful but safe teeth-whitening agent can be applied… Read more »

Why You Should Address Bruxism Quickly

When you think of preventive dentistry, your most obvious concern may be preventing oral bacteria from overwhelming your teeth and causing cavities or gum disease. However, bacteria-related issues aren’t the only threats to your smile, which is why maintaining a schedule of preventive cleanings and exams is vital to good oral health. During your visits,… Read more »

Things Everyone Should Know About Oral Cancer

Cancer can manifest itself almost anywhere you in your body, but oral cancers are among the most common types. Nevertheless, it isn’t as talked about as often as many other forms of cancer, and perhaps because of the relative lack of awareness, many patients are left unprepared to properly look out for it or deal… Read more »

How Can Your Dentist Help You Stop Snoring?

Millions of people snore every night, some louder and more often than others, but most people don’t realize that it might be a serious condition. Those that do worry about their snoring and want to seek help to stop often don’t realize that their dentist may be the best one to turn to for help…. Read more »

Tips for Jaw Pain Relief (Before Seeking TMJ Treatment)

TMJ disorder is one of the most common causes for chronic jaw pain. In many cases, the only way to relieve it is to diagnose your condition so your dentist can design a customized treatment plan to correct it. In minor cases, however, you may be able to temporarily relieve the pain in your jaws… Read more »