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Can You Reverse Tooth Decay?

Your mouth naturally features bacteria, which will require at-home and professional dental care to keep it balanced. Otherwise, oral bacteria will linger on your teeth and eat at your dental structure. If bacteria create a hole in your tooth enamel,…


Hygiene Tips for Invisalign

If you want to straighten minor alignment issues in your smile, ask your dentist about Invisalign. These custom-made plastic trays will fit your unique smile and gradually push teeth into your desired straight position. You wear these aligners for most…


Will Implants Affect Other Dental Work?

Missing teeth can prove severely detrimental to your dental health, smile appearance, and oral function. Fortunately, your dentist can help you restore your smile after tooth loss with fixed oral devices called dental implants. These tools can enhance the look,…


Do I Have Non-Vital Tooth Pulp?

Tooth pulp refers to the innermost layer of your tooth. It contains blood vessels and nerves that keep the tooth connected to the rest of your body and healthy. If you suffer an injury to the tooth, whether acute like…


Types of Dental Stains

Many people value a pearly white smile. But your tooth color can change over time in a number of ways. You might see dark stains on your teeth, yellowing, or dullness in your smile. With help from your dentist, you…


Maximize Porcelain Veneers Effects

If you feel unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you can meet with a dentist to find a cosmetic dental solution that will enhance the look of your teeth. One of the best ways to do this is with…


What Is Tooth Sensitivity?

Have you ever bitten into something cold or sugary and felt a jolt of pain in your tooth? This pain is known as tooth sensitivity, and it can feel excruciating. However, since the feeling tends to come and go, some…


Does Vaping Hurt Dental Health?

New research published in the Journal of the American Dental Association suggests that vaping can increase an individual’s risk of forming cavities. This is due to the sugary sweeteners added to the liquid in e-cigarettes. While research on the impact…


Preventing Dental Implant Failure

Patients seeking comprehensive and effective tooth replacement that can last a lifetime can benefit from dental implants. These fixtures feature fixed prosthetic teeth that will fill gaps in your smile, improve oral functions, and prevent further oral health problems that…


Keep Teeth Bright After Whitening

Have you noticed yellowing, staining, or diminished color in your teeth? Poor oral habits could lead to this dental discoloration. But these stains may accrue due to factors outside your control too, like aging or medication side effects. If you…