2 Root Canal Complications And How They Are Treated

If you have an infected tooth and your dentist has scheduled a root canal treatment for you, then you should know that the procedure is probably necessary. The root canal will help to get rid of the infected material inside the tooth to prevent the spread of the infection and to save the tooth itself. Root canals are standard, and dentists perform 41,000 root canals a day and around 15 million treatments a year. Read More 

4 Ways To Ensure Your Dental Implants Don’t Fail

Dental implants can be a great way of replacing teeth for a variety of reasons: they're stronger than natural teeth, they don't decay, so you won't get cavities, and they're durable. While there are a lot of strengths to having dental implants, there are a variety of things that can cause them to fail. They're an expensive procedure to have done, and while they're strong and durable when done successfully, they also require some care to ensure they won't fail you and end up costing you even more time and money to repair in the future. Read More 

Be A Dental Detective: 3 Bad Habits That Are Clues Into Why Your Teeth Are Not Healthy

If you have had healthy teeth most of your life, then a sudden increase in cavities or dental decay can leave you wondering what you are doing wrong. If you haven't changed your brushing, flossing, or eating habits, then it may be time to become a dental detective and look into seemingly unrelated new habits that could give you clues into why your perfect oral health is suddenly declining. Here are three habits that may be affecting your teeth in strange ways. Read More 

Unique Summer Solutions For Improving Your Smile Before The First Day Of School

Since summer is here, you may be relaxing at the beach with friends and family. While you probably do not want to think about the upcoming school year, the early part of summer break is a great time to plan your first day look. Of course, without a bright, white smile, you may lack the confidence to pull off your new, stylish outfit. Thankfully, reducing the stains on your teeth and improving the overall brightness of your white smile is easy using a few unique options. Read More 

Sick Of Using Your Retainer? Don’t Stop Wearing It Just Yet!

It's common knowledge that orthodontists will give you a retainer after your braces are finally taken off, but you might be wondering why you have to wear a retainer if your teeth are nice and straight. If you're considering not using your retainer because it's uncomfortable, you should know why wearing it is important before you make that decision. Relapse Is Common The Year After Braces Relapsing, or the movement of adjusted teeth back into their previous unhealthy places, can happen if the newly moved teeth aren't supported often enough throughout the first year after the braces come off. Read More