Month: August 2017

How Do Teeth Stain?

Do you wish that your smile were a little (or a lot) brighter? Or at least, that your teeth weren’t marred by one or more stains? You’re not alone; a brighter smile is one of the most common requests in cosmetic dentistry today. Luckily, it’s also one of the more easily achievable dental goals. Nevertheless,… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Root Canal Treatment?

Many people cringe at the mere mention of root canal treatment, especially if they have never personally undergone the procedure. In fact, those who have braved their dentist’s chair for the procedure compare the experience to receiving a dental filling and are overjoyed that their dental discomfort is relieved after the treatment. Since most of… Read more »

A Close Look at TMJ Disorder

Also known as TMD, TMJ disorder is often responsible for various symptoms, most of which are indicative of numerous, completely different issues, as well. TMJ disorder also results from and causes a host of other dental issues that can affect your mouth’s proper function.  Today, we take a close look at your temporomandibular joints, or… Read more »

How Fluoride Helps Prevent Cavities

Strengthening and maintaining your teeth’s natural defenses is the cornerstone of good oral health care. However, effectively protecting your smile often requires a little more help than just a toothbrush and floss. For instance, the mineral fluoride has long been a staple of good dental hygiene, though not everyone understands why. Today, we explore how… Read more »