Valentine’s Day draws near, and that means the time has come. Dazed partners who waited until the last minute will soon be out scrounging for flowers and chocolate. If you don’t want to join them, now might be the time to start looking for alternatives. While candy and teddy bears are classic gifts, why not consider something that promotes good oral health? Here are five dentist-recommended Valentine’s Day gifts that will make your loved one smile!(more…)
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December 6, 2023
Veneers serve as an outstanding solution for improving your smile by concealing cosmetic issues like chips, cracks, gaps, minor misalignments, and stains. Despite their effectiveness and durability, veneers can still experience damage. If you find yourself in a situation where your veneer has come off and you’re unsure about the next steps, consider these four tips to protect your smile from additional harm and effectively handle the situation until you can seek guidance from your dentist.(more…)
November 28, 2023
Between the marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes and the cranberry sauce, Thanksgiving dishes are often packed with sugar. Since sugar is one of the leading causes of cavities, it’s easy to see why so many patients develop tooth decay during the last few months of the year. The good news is that there are several ways you can keep your smile healthy, starting with a few intentional steps on turkey day. With this in mind, here’s how to make your Thanksgiving tooth-friendly!(more…)
October 9, 2023
Whether you are preparing to dress up like a black cat, vampire, ghost, or witch this Halloween, you likely want your costume to stand out. From the hair and make-up to the shoes and fake blood, how you make it your own is up to you. But the one component you don’t want scaring people off is your smile. To avoid a trip to the emergency dentist’s office because of a nagging toothache, here are three ways to protect your pearly whites and ensure they remain the least scary part of your Halloween costume.(more…)
September 29, 2023
Celebrities and social media influencers always seem to have flawless smiles, but most aren’t natural. Veneers are a common secret in Hollywood for creating picture-perfect teeth. Nowadays, veneers are affordable for people from all walks of life. Although their popularity only took off within the last couple of decades, veneers aren’t a new innovation. They’ve been used for almost 100 years! Here’s how they’ve evolved throughout time to provide the stunning results of today.
August 15, 2023
Veneers are a great way to hide flaws and achieve an ideal smile. In fact, they’ve been viewed as an ideal beauty standard for the rich and famous since the invention of the first veneers. They were created for a movie star in 1928 and then gained popularity at a time when only the elites could afford to have their teeth perfected.
Thanks to advances in materials and technology, veneers are now available to people from all walks of life. This includes popular influencers on social media sites like Instagram and TikTok, where looking and feeling your best are immediately rewarded with gains in followers and finances. Because of this, more creators online are doing whatever it takes to boost their views. Keep reading to learn more about one popular social media trend and why it might be more harmful than helpful!(more…)
July 21, 2023
For those struggling to return to their younger days, cosmetic dentistry may hold the key to turning back the clock. Especially treatments like porcelain veneers. The unseen connections between your teeth, gums, and facial features play a crucial role in how young you appear to others. After all, your eyes and your smile are the first things most people will look at when appraising your age, so having a bright and pleasing grin can subtract years from those assumptions.
With advanced techniques and innovative treatments, cosmetic dentistry continues to offer more ways to restore your smile and your youthful appearance at the same time. Continue reading to learn five ways to take back a younger you.(more…)
June 8, 2023
With your new veneers, you’re already beginning to experience all of the unique benefits. Whatever aesthetic flaws that littered your smile have disappeared and you are showing off pearly whites that make you feel confident inside and out! However, it’s important that you care for them properly if you want them to last. Here’s what you should know about the toothpaste you choose when you have veneers.(more…)
May 3, 2023
Summer is finally in full swing—get ready for warmer weather, poolside shenanigans, and fun-filled days with those close to you. But no matter where you’re going or what you’ve got planned, you should consider kicking things off with a trip to your dentist’s office for a checkup and cleaning; believe it or not, there’s immense value in these appointments and they can help guarantee that your summer doesn’t end up being a bummer! Here are three reasons why.(more…)
April 29, 2023
Dentures can afford people who have lost their teeth a new way to enjoy the things they love, from talking with friends to smiling for the camera. However, to get the most out of them, you have to know a little more about how to take care of them.
Have you noticed your dentures smelling a little less-than-pleasant? There may be a very good reason that’s the case, and there could be something you can do about it. Here’s a little bit of information about denture care that may help you.(more…)