Tag: tooth decay
The Best Smiles are Possible with Dental Veneers
Are you aware that many celebrities and wealthy people seek out cosmetic dentistry and use dental veneers as their tooth restoration of choice? Dental veneers are so widespread because they can give you a smile that nature itself may not have been able to bless you with. The best smiles are possible with dental veneers. […]
Why Not Give Yourself the Gift of a Healthy Smile?
Tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults (the WHO) and 75% of adults have some type of gum disease (the ADA). Your smile has one major enemy, and that is acid, as it forms into plaque and calculus on your teeth and around the gumline. This soft, sticky film contains millions of bacteria which […]
Can Cavities Be Genetic?
If you’ve ever been to a dentist you’ve probably heard how important brushing and flossing are. But did you know that even if you brush, floss, and visit your dentist as often as you should, you could still find yourself with a cavity? Conversely, others may go cavity-free even with minimal dental care. While this may […]
Medication Resulting in Dry Mouth
Dry mouth happens when the salivary glands which produce saliva in the mouth decrease production, making the mouth feel unusually dry. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of factors, including dehydration from caffeine, alcohol or tobacco use (chewing or smoking), fever, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, blood loss, or burns. The mouth also dries […]
Sculpted Teeth: What You Want To Know About Dental Contouring
Are you embarrassed to smile? Whether it is a chipped tooth, long canines, or an irregularly shaped tooth, you may find yourself giving a close-lipped grin in family photos. However, there is a solution and it is called dental contouring. Dental contouring (also known as tooth reshaping) is one of the simplest and most inexpensive […]