Is Nail Biting After Brushing Your Teeth Ruining Your Dental Hygiene?

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Nail biting is a difficult habit to break, and those who suffer from it usually bite their nails at every given moment while they're awake. Unfortunately, biting your nails after you've brushed your teeth - either in the morning or at night - can do a lot to worsen the condition of your oral hygiene. If you're having trouble with habitual nail biting, read on to discover how it could be hurting you and what you should do about it.

16 December 2017

Advantages Of Having Your Teeth Aligned

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There are many types of braces that are available for people with crooked teeth. Traditional metal braces, which are still a popular option, offer enough aligning force to help straighten the most misaligned teeth. Nevertheless, many people desire more discreet alignment applications, such as ceramic braces, clear aligners, and lingual braces. Ceramic braces are applied in the same manner as metal braces. In addition, they are comprised of the same components. However, the brackets are made of ceramic instead of metal.

17 November 2017

If Invisible Braces Aren'T Right For You, Go For Lingual

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Invisible braces are extremely popular because of how hard it is to tell that you're even wearing braces. However, they aren't right for everyone. People who need more dramatic alterations to their jaws or teeth generally don't qualify for invisible braces. If you count yourself among them, consider going with lingual braces instead for some of the same great advantages of invisible braces, with all the power of traditional braces.

26 October 2017

Prepping For Wedding Photos? 3 Ways To Preserve Your Gorgeous Smile After Teeth Whitening

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Planning a wedding not only involves picking the perfect venue, but it also means paying extra attention to your appearance in the next couple months. Naturally, getting to marry such an amazing person gives you a lot to smile about, and you can look forward to flashing those pearly whites to everyone you meet as you attend events such as your rehearsal dinner and the pre-wedding photo shoot. Since you will enjoy looking at those pictures forever, it is important to do everything you can to preserve the whitening effects of your recent smile makeover.

24 September 2017

Advantages Of Getting Dental Implants Before The Football Season Begins

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For many people, the arrival of autumn means that football is back and people love to celebrate in big ways. Football parties, live games, and bar specials often fill up a person's calendar during these months. If this is the case for you, then you want to be as prepared as possible to enjoy the upcoming season. If you have cracked, missing, or decayed teeth, then you may want to consider getting dental implants before football officially begins.

1 September 2017

General Information On Dental Restoration

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If you need to have all your teeth restored or rebuilt then you will need to go through what is referred to as dental reconstruction. There are many reasons why this may be a necessity. You may have a genetic condition which has caused your teeth to deteriorate, teeth grinding may have caused severe damage, you may have experienced a trauma which has caused extensive damage to all your teeth or you may have lost your teeth due to a variety of causes, such as improper care.

2 August 2017

Tips For Getting Your Teeth Whiter

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If you have decided that you would like to have much whiter teeth, there are a few things that you might have to do in order to make that happen. To help you get started in the right direction, you will want to make sure that you are considering the following points.. Start Watching What You Drink While you are in the process of trying to whiten your teeth, you will need to make sure that you are not drinking anything that can make that task more difficult for you.

18 July 2017

3 Options To Consider If You Need To Save Money On Dental Work

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One of the most important things that you can do when you need dental work is to find ways to save money on that dental work, mostly because a visit to the dentist can be an expensive experience. Listed below are three options to consider if you need to save money on dental work. Contact A Local Dental School One of the most common ways to save money on dental work is to contact a local dental school and see if they can handle your dental work for you.

19 June 2017

What Mistakes Are You Making When Whitening Your Teeth At Home?

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At-home whitening is popular, but it can be harsh on your teeth. The hydrogen peroxide in the kits is a one-size-fits-all solution. Unfortunately, not everyone's teeth responds to the solution the same, which can lead to problems, such as weakened teeth enamel and increased sensitivity. If you are planning to whiten your teeth at home, here are a few mistakes you should avoid to prevent complications.   Skipping Seeing Your Dentist 

24 May 2017

Three Mistakes That Can Ruin Your White Smile

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Maintaining a white smile requires more than just regular visits to your dentist. You also need to make sure you are caring for your teeth properly between visits. You can have healthy teeth and gums and still experience unwelcome tooth discoloration. The following are three mistakes that can dull your smile. #1: Consuming staining beverages Certain beverages tend to lead to staining. This includes dark colored sodas, coffee, tea, and red wine.

8 May 2017