What Should I Do With All Of My Old Invisalign Trays?

During your Invisalign treatment, you will constantly be wearing a pair of transparent retainers that will eventually change the positioning of your teeth to straighten them out. As your teeth move, updated aligners are used to continue helping your teeth to shift in the right direction. Most patients receive new aligners every few weeks for […]

Four Times When Tooth Extraction May Be The Answer

It is an unnerving phrase to hear, “we need to pull this tooth”, but as nerve-wracking as this statement is the effects of leaving in a tooth that is too-far-gone, are much more frightful.  Ideally, these situations could be prevented with proper aligners and regular oral healthcare. Sadly, that’s not always the case and tooth […]

Cleaning Your Tongue is Essential For Dental Health

When brushing your teeth, it can be easy to forget about brushing your tongue. The activity, after all, is just called brushing your teeth, so it’s understandable why some skip the step entirely. Bacteria can grow on every surface in your mouth, that includes the tongue. If not properly cared for, your tongue can breed […]

What To Do After A Tooth Extraction?

Tooth extraction isn’t as common as the media will have you believe. Usually, the pulled tooth is an impacted molar. When it does happen though, it should be treated seriously. It’s almost like a mini surgery, with the invasiveness, and the anesthesia, and all. After the procedure, there are a few things you should avoid […]

Bad Dental Habits To Stop ASAP

           We all have bad habits we’d rather quit cold turkey if only it were that easy, smoking and nail-biting come to mind, but here are a couple of poor dental practices you may not have realized you need to stop ASAP.  SMOKING This is probably not a shocker. There are multiple reasons to give up […]

When To Get Tooth Extracted

Getting a tooth pulled is scary. It’s almost like surgery with its invasive nature and all the preparation involved like anesthesia. There are, however, instances where the best and safest course of action really is just pulling the tooth. Here are a few instances where tooth extraction is necessary. Pain: This is probably obvious. Tooth […]

Change Your Toothbrush Regularly For Better Dental Health

Be honest, you probably don’t remember exactly when you changed your toothbrush, but changing your toothbrush regularly is essential for your dental health. A toothbrush will wear out with time, and the bristles will fray and won’t do much for removing plaque and food residue. More than that, the longer you keep a toothbrush, the […]

What Are Tonsil Stones, And How Do They Cause Bad Breath?

What Are Tonsil Stones? Tonsil stones are calcified masses of plaque, food debris, and bacteria that form in the crevices of your tonsils. How Can I Tell If I Have Tonsil Stones? You can probably feel them. If you feel like there’s a small lump stuck and the back of your throat, you may have […]

How To Care For Sensitive Teeth

Do you notice an unpleasant tingling sensation whenever you eat and drink anything hot and cold? This is a sign that you probably have sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can be caused by a number of factors, but don’t worry there are things you can do to mitigate the pain and discomfort that come with sensitive […]

How Exactly Do Braces Work?

Dental care is a surprisingly ancient practice. Archaeologists have found evidence of dental enhancements not unlike braces dating as far back as ancient Egypt. Braces work, that much everyone knows, but how exactly do these wires and hinges straighten out your teeth? Read on to learn more about braces and how they do what they […]