5 Facts You Should Know About Dental Bridges

Posted on: 13 August 2015

Having missing teeth can affect your self-esteem and make eating difficult. Dental bridges are one option if you have a few missing teeth. If you are sick of your missing teeth and ready for a glamorous smile, check out these five important facts about dental bridges. Dental Bridges Can Be Made From a Variety of Materials Dental bridges can be made from many different materials, but the most common are metal and porcelain. [Read More]

DIY Orthodontics: Don't Risk Losing Your Teeth

Posted on: 29 July 2015

If you've ever thought about getting braces, but were put off by the cost, you might have been tempted to resort to drastic measures in order to get straighter teeth. Thanks to the internet and lots of amateur video "experts," there's certainly no shortage of tips and DIY orthodontic methods that are being bandied about. However, before you try to DIY your dental improvements, you need to know why orthodontists want to warn people against these methods. [Read More]

Common Causes Of Tooth Discoloration In Young Children

Posted on: 15 July 2015

If you notice that your child's pearly whites are now more yellow or brown than white, you might be concerned. However, while some tooth discoloration can indicate troublesome dental health problems, other instances of stained teeth are simply cosmetic problems that won't last forever. Here are some of the common reasons why your child's teeth are no longer white and what you can do about it. Antibiotics Amoxicillin, a common antibiotic used to fight ear infections and step throat in young children, has the potential to stain teeth. [Read More]

How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Teeth And Gums

Posted on: 1 July 2015

Discovering that you're pregnant might be an exciting event in your life; however, you might not realize that this event can place you at a higher risk for developing tooth problems. Because of this, good oral care and regular visits to a dentist are vital during pregnancy. With proper care, you may be able to prevent pregnancy-related gingivitis and other oral problems that can lead to toothaches, pain, and decay. [Read More]