A dental veneer is a very thin material dentists bond to the front of a tooth to improve the appearance of said tooth. This procedure is ideal because it rarely requires the use of anesthesia. Patients who have gaps between any of their front teeth or patients who have chipped and worn down front teeth are prime candidates for using dental veneers to improve their smiles. Once you've decided you want dental veneers to improve your smile, there's only one thing left for you to decide – what type of veneers do you want? [Read More]
How You Can Make Brushing More Exciting For Your Toddler
After your child's first tooth comes in, they'll need to see the dentist regularly and start brushing twice a day. But if your toddler is like most, they likely aren't interested in dental care so getting them to brush without complaints can be tough. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make brushing more exciting for your toddler so they're more likely to take care of their teeth without complaining. [Read More]
Are You Hurting Your Teeth By Brushing Right After You Eat?
It's common to believe that brushing right after eating is good for you. After all, you get the food particles while they are fresh, so they don't have chance to get settled into your teeth. However, the truth is the opposite. Brushing right after eating could actually hurt your teeth more than it helps them. Brush the Acid Around Your Mouth Mayo Clinic states that you need to avoid brushing for at least 30 minutes after eating something acidic. [Read More]
Pros And Cons Of Composite Resin Fillings, Crowns, And Bonds
Composite resin is a malleable dental material made of finely milled plastic and glass tinted a natural tooth color. The material is used in a variety of general and cosmetic dentistry restoration methods including dental fillings, dental crowns, and dental bonds. There are other materials available in each of these categories but there are some pros – and cons – of choosing composite resin compared to those materials. What are some of the pros and cons of choosing composite resin for your fillings, crowns, or bonds? [Read More]