Category Archives: Dental Health

Common Procedures That Fall Under Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is the branch of our profession that helps people who want to improve the look of their teeth or those who need reconstructive surgery after an accident. There are many procedures we can use to help you reach your goals depending on your specific situation. Types of Restorative Dentistry Procedures Our goal is […]

Cold Air Can Cause Toothaches

Cold weather is uncomfortable in a lot of different ways, but what you might not know is that cold air can actually make your teeth hurt. By better understanding how this phenomenon works, you can take steps to keep your teeth safe. Temperature Changes and Toothaches Thermal stress on the tooth structure can lead to […]

What Causes Your Dentin to Darken?

Everyone wants to have a perfectly white smile. Walk into the pharmacy department of any grocery store, and you will see shelves upon shelves of dental products. From toothpastes, to mouthwashes, to home whitening kits, the options to whiten your teeth are endless. So why does it seem that, even with all these options available, […]

How to Maintain Oral Health When You Must Wear a Retainer

Dental retainers are often worn after braces are removed. The retainer will keep your teeth in its new place, preventing them from returning to their previous position. Therefore, it is incredibly important that you wear your retainer as instructed by your orthodontist, and proper oral hygiene is important during this time. Keeping Your Teeth Clean […]

Are You At Higher Risk for Cavities Than Others?

A recent article published in Newsweek magazine debunked a popular theory that bad teeth are genetic. While you might not inherit your cavities from your parents, there are certain factors that can increase your risk. These are a few of the most common. Smoking Smoking is a major risk factor for cavities. When you smoke, […]