Be Kind, Don't Grind: How Your Dentist Can Correct Your Teeth Grinding Problem

Grinding your teeth together while you sleep (or bruxism, to use its proper name) is more serious than it might seem. Anyone affected by the condition will quickly come to realise this. Not only does the excessive friction damage your teeth, but the forces at work will cause considerable strain on the tendons and muscles of your jaw. You'll wake up each morning with sore (and possibly damaged) teeth and a strained jaw. [Read More]

Why Parents Need To Be More Vigilant When It Comes To Their Children's Teeth

The dentist is one of the most important healthcare professionals when it comes to your day-to-day life. After all, you use your teeth every single day of your life and ensuring they are kept in good shape and not painful is a task that lasts a lifetime. However, children are even more susceptible to the problems that they face with regard to their teeth, which is why it is important to be vigilant as an adult caring for kids. [Read More]

How To Speed Up Your Invisalign Treatment Progress

No matter what orthodontic appliance patients choose to straighten their teeth with, most patients prefer to get their treatment over and done quickly. With Invisalign, you can speed up your treatment progress somewhat. And you can avoid the delays in your treatment that sometimes occur due to bad habits. To ensure your Invisalign treatment proceeds as quickly as possible, remember the following tips: Get digital impressions of your teeth Before your Invisalign treatment begins, your orthodontist will need to take an impression of your teeth. [Read More]

What's the Difference Between a Smile Makeover and Separate Cosmetic Treatments?

A number of cosmetic dentists offer something called a smile makeover. These makeovers, when you look at what they entail, are just a series of procedures that you could arrange for separately at the same office. So, what is the difference between having cosmetic treatments done and having a smile makeover done? It's Mostly the Name, but Also the Goal When you go to the dentist to have veneers added, your goal might be to cover up terrible-looking teeth or make each tooth in front the same shade. [Read More]