Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

It used to be that if you wanted to straighten your teeth, you would have to consign yourself to years of metal braces. In the early 2000s, however, Invisalign hit the scene, promising straighter teeth using clear aligners that were less restrictive (and less noticeable) than traditional braces. Since then, technological advances have been made […]


Pros and Cons of Dental Veneers

Anyone who wants a picture-perfect smile has probably at least considered getting dental veneers. Veneers are thin coverings that are bonded to the front surface of a tooth. They are made of either porcelain or composite resin, and are specifically shaped to improve the appearance of a tooth while also looking natural. People who have […]


Is It Safe to Make Your Own Homemade Toothpaste?

As more people are becoming conscious about what they put on and in their bodies, many people are reaching for cleaner alternatives to household products—some people going as far as creating their own laundry detergent or cleaning supplies. But what about toothpaste? Yes, some people are even taking the homemade route when it comes to […]


What to Look For When Choosing a New Dentist

Your dentist can make or break your oral healthcare experience, which is why it’s important to find one you love. Whether you’re new to the neighborhood or just looking for a change, you should take the time to find a dentist that will help you uncover a smile you love. Here’s what to look for […]


How to Reduce Teeth Grinding

Teeth grinding (or bruxism) is a common problem. Many people grind their teeth, and it can be a hard habit to stop—especially because teeth grinding often happens while you sleep, so you’re unaware of it. Occasional teeth grinding is usually harmless, but over time, it can lead to problems with your teeth and jaws. It […]


3 Things You Should Know About Sedation Dentistry

Does anyone really like going to the dentist? If so, it’s not a very common sentiment. In fact, most people face a trip to the dentist with something closer to dread than anticipation, which is probably why sedation dentistry is a popular option for anyone getting dental treatment. Sedation dentistry is using sedatives to help […]


Tips for Dealing with Canker Sores

Few things are more annoying than a canker sore. And if you have one, you probably want it gone—fast. While canker sores typically clear up on their own within a week or two, there are some things you can do to try to speed up the healing process or lessen the pain you’re experiencing. Here’s […]