Dental Guide

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5 Healthy Teeth Whitening Options

Although most people absolutely hate those twice-yearly trips to the dentist, everyone wants the bright, shiny smile that consistent dental care provides. But what happens if you brush after every meal, floss daily and still don’t seem to have the gleaming white smile you desire? It’s tough to look at advertising and television for a comparison, as those models and actors spend tens of... ❯❯❯

Common Causes of Tooth Discoloration

Most people find a bright, white smile to be attractive, perhaps because yellowing and discoloration are common signs of aging and even tooth decay. At the biological level, we’re interested in finding potential mating partners that are young, strong, and healthy. So it’s only natural that we are attracted to the qualities that white teeth denote. And luckily, there are many options... ❯❯❯

5 Benefits of Regular Dental Checkups

There are certain experiences in life that might be incredibly unpleasant, but cannot be ignored. You may not like it, but you have to pay your taxes every April. Perhaps for you that difficult task is visiting a particularly grumpy relative, or managing an audit of your company. For some people, simply going to the dentist falls into this category. But while you might not like it, those regular... ❯❯❯

Getting Braces: 5 Things You Should Know

The thing about braces is that not only are they for preteens, but adults as well. No matter if you have a few crooked bottom teeth or a severe overbite, getting braces might be the only way to bring your smile back. Not only can braces or adult orthodontics make your teeth straighter and your smile whiter, but also it can bring your confidence and self esteem back too. There is nothing like... ❯❯❯

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Family Dentist

People often see dentists as a necessary evil, the bringers of discomfort that must be seen every six months whether you like it or not. But a good family dentist can be as important and valuable as your family doctor. Not all dentists are the same, and an experienced, caring hand can make sure you and your family experience as little pain as possible, while keeping your smile healthy, shiny and... ❯❯❯

The Dangers of Prescription Drugs Prescribed by Dentists

Many people go to the dentist for a routine teeth cleaning, but there are also the few times that you go for more intensive procedures, like root canals, tooth extractions (most likely as a result of an impacted wisdom tooth), and cavity fillings. Some of these procedures require surgery with anesthesia and stitches. At the end of the procedure your dentist will most likely give you a prescription... ❯❯❯

Want Whiter Teeth?

A perfect Hollywood smile has great appeal to a newly single twenty something like myself. But like most things I imagined that such beauty would come at a pretty high price and after hearing various horror stories through the press I was cautious about pursuing this any further than investing in some whitening toothpaste. However, after a few months of no dates I was ready to pull out all of the... ❯❯❯

Are Alligators the Answer to Tooth Renewal?

Many animals, but specifically vertebrates, can replace teeth as they lose them. Humans only replace their teeth once, and scientists have been wondering why. They have been studying alligator stem cells to help them figure out a way of stimulating tooth growth in humans. Led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, a global team of researchers have discovered cellular mechanisms in tooth renewal... ❯❯❯

Could Protecting My Teeth Be As Easy As Chewing Gum or Sucking on a Mint? Tips from Dentists In Scottsdale

Tips that can help protect your teeth when you are away from your floss and toothbrush are always helpful.  Life can be hectic and it is easy to place oral health on the back burner.  Hate to burst your bubble, but ignoring your teeth isn’t an option.  You must invest in oral care, and this information will make it easier. Now, part of your healthy oral habits can be as easy... ❯❯❯

Setting Standards – Dental Care for Children

Dental care is extremely important for children. Not pushing oral hygiene at an early age is going to lead to a range of problems in the future. You will always find that those children that had good oral hygiene from an early age will not have problems with their teeth and gums later on in life. As a new parent, you might feel fairly helpless, but there are actually a lot of things that you can... ❯❯❯