Are You Gifting Yourself with Braces after Your College Graduation? 3 Tips to Get the Most out of Your Orthodontic Treatment

You've spent the past several years working hard to earn your degree, and you are proud to finally treat yourself to a beautiful smile. While your credentials and experience are what matters most when you embark upon your new career, it also helps to feel confident about your appearance. Now that you are ready to visit an orthodontist, use these tips to get the most out of your treatment plan. Read More 

Why X-Rays Are Essential Before A Tooth Extraction

A dentist trip can be nerve racking when you know you have to have a tooth extracted. But when a tooth is so damaged that it needs extraction, it poses a danger to your overall health. Abscesses can form that lead to septicemia due to bacteria entering the bloodstream. You should always have your teeth X-rayed before an extraction to see if there are other issue that need to be dealt with before the tooth is removed. Read More 

Embarrassment Or Worse: What To Know About Bad Breath

While in some cases bad breath is just an annoyance, it can also be a hint of an underlying problem. There are some surprising illnesses and conditions that can cause bad breath, so read on to learn more about this problem and what to do about it. What are the causes of bad breath? There are really two types of bad breath; the temporary and the more permanent. If you've had garlic or onions for lunch, you can almost count on having a temporary case of bad breath. Read More 

4 Reasons To Go With Porcelain Veneers When You Want To Upgrade Your Smile

Are your teeth in such bad shape that you find yourself keeping your mouth shut during family photos? If your teeth have seen better days and your smile isn't what it used to be, you might be looking at some of the cosmetic options available for fixing chipped, stained or otherwise worn out teeth. One option that is becoming increasingly popular is porcelain veneers. Here are four reasons why this cosmetic option might be right for you. Read More 

3 Things To Expect When Your Toddler Gets Anesthesia For A Filling

If your child's pediatric dentist finds that your child has one or more cavities, then he may recommend the use of anesthesia while removing these cavities and putting in fillings. Toddlers have a very hard time holding still, and certain aspects of getting and preparing for one or more fillings may be very scary to them. By using anesthesia, your child can simply sleep through the procedure and they won't remember a thing. Read More