Can Your Teeth Be Professionally Cleaned With Braces?

28 January 2021
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Do you see your dentist as often as you should? Some people need to have a checkup multiple times each year, but those whose teeth and gums are in great shape may only need a yearly checkup. On average, two visits per year are recommended for most people. Professional teeth cleaning is a standard part of your regular checkups, but there are some forms of orthodontic treatment that might seem to get in the way of this professional cleaning. Read More 

Can Dental Braces Ever Fail?

14 December 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Dental braces are a tried and true way to correct crooked teeth, an underbite, an overbite, improperly spaced teeth, and general dental misalignment. An orthodontist will fit the braces, periodically inspect and adjust them, and it's largely a case of waiting for the treatment to be over. But is it really that simple? Is it possible for braces to fail in what they're supposed to do? While it is possible, it's very easy (and certainly in your best interests) to avoid this potential failure. Read More 

Have You Been Grinding Your Teeth Lately?

30 October 2020
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A New York dentist has reported a curious phenomenon directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic. There has been a drastic increase in patients seeking treatment for teeth that have been damaged by grinding. A considerable amount of the problem has been linked to stress, as in people are traumatized by the pandemic and are nervously grinding their teeth in response, even if they're unaware that they're doing it. Regardless of what caused it, how can you reverse the damage caused by grinding? Read More 

Are Dental Implants Safe?

27 December 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's perfectly understandable if you want to know a lot about something before agreeing to have it permanently inserted into your body. So if you've been considering dental implants but haven't made up your mind yet, rest assured that there's plenty of good news to be had when you do your research on dental implants. If you're wondering if dental implants are safe, then read this guide to find out. Read More 

Are You Ready For Invisalign?

27 November 2019
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You want a straighter smile, but you aren't sure if braces are the right option for you. While you can get traditional braces, you can also get clear aligners, such Invisalign. You can get these types of braces if you are ready to have your teeth straightened and wish to give your smile an uplifting change, but you may worry that it's not time to have this type of work done yet. Read More