Month: October 2015

An Invisible Way to Straighter Teeth with Invisalign®

Perhaps it isn’t the fact that crooked teeth can mean trouble for your dental health, but rather the way they make your smile look that prompts you to want to straighten them. If so, then you may wish for a more discreet way to straighten them than with conspicuous metal braces. Fortunately, Invisalign® clear braces… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Methods to Rid Your Smile of Stains

Teeth-whitening has become one of the most frequently-requested cosmetic dental procedures today, which should be no surprise considering teeth stains are the most common cosmetic dental blemish. In fact, your teeth can stain simply from eating and drinking, and while there are measures you can take to help protect your smile’s pride, chances are your… Read more »

A Few Differences Between Metal and Tooth-Colored Fillings

If you haven’t already had to treat a cavity, then there’s a good chance you might at some point in your life (cavities affect over 90% of adults at least once). The good news is that, these days, we can treat most cavities with tooth-colored fillings, made from natural-looking composite resin rather than metal, like… Read more »

Tips to Stop Cavity Development

Sugar, starches, and other fermentable carbohydrates feed certain bacteria that dwell in your mouth; namely, Streptococcus mutans. As they feed, S. mutans convert sugar into acids that attack tooth enamel while depleting your teeth of enamel-building minerals. Weak enamel is easier for bacteria to bypass, and therefore increases your risks of cavity development. Cosmetic dentistry… Read more »