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Dental Hygienists: Expert Tips for Homecare

In between regular cleanings with a dental hygienist, many people wonder what they can do to clean, protect and strengthen their teeth. If you are one of the many people with questions, this blog is designed to help you keep your teeth sparkling in between professional cleanings. It shows you how to adapt professional dental hygiene methods for your home, it explores home whitening techniques, it discuses the best flossing strategies and more. If you want to protect your smile, stick around. You will love the tips, tricks and ideas about dental hygiene that you learn from this blog. Although professional cleanings are necessary, these is a lot you can do in between your appointments, and you can learn about that here. Thanks!

Two ways to reduce your child’s risk of getting dental caries

Dental caries (i.e. holes that form in teeth) can be painful, can put a person at risk of dental infections and usually need to be treated by placing a filling inside the tooth cavity. As such, it's sensible to do everything you can to lower your child's risk of experiencing this issue. Here are some ways that you can do this. Don't give them an electric toothbrush Electric toothbrushes can be very effective at removing food and plaque from a person's teeth due to how quickly the bristles rotate. Read More 

Dealing With a Sensitive Tooth After the Loss of a Dental Crown

Although dental crowns might not last forever, they're definitely intended to be a long-term addition to your smile. The actual life of a dental crown can vary, but around 10 years can be expected before a replacement crown is required, and perhaps considerably longer with proper care. Although even with the maximum amount of diligence when it comes to looking after your dental crown, there are a few things that are beyond your control. Read More 

Enamel Drama: Whitening Your Teeth When Your Dental Enamel Isn’t in the Best Shape

There are many ways to go about making your teeth whiter. Whether you have a dentist perform the work for you or use a teeth whitening kit at home, there are a variety of services and products to choose from. Unless you have issues with your dental enamel, that is. When your enamel has degraded, teeth whitening solutions will still go to work, whitening the enamel that's there without affecting the exposed dentin. Read More 

Should you have your teeth whitened?

Nobody's teeth are perfect, and in an internet-driven world of dazzling celebrity smiles, it's easy to feel a little shabby. If your teeth are getting you down, there is one affordable way to shape up your smile and strip years from your face: teeth whitening. How does teeth whitening work? There are several forms of teeth whitening, and they all differ in terms of their effectiveness, their methods of delivery and how long they last. Read More 

Brace Yourself: What to Expect With Orthodontic Treatment

Although it's very common to have braces to straighten your teeth now, it can still be an intimidating process, especially for a child or teenager. The equipment involved may seem complex and intense, and as the average length of treatment is one to two years, it feels like a real commitment. However, there's really nothing to be nervous about. One way of reducing that anxiety is to understand exactly what the process involves — so here's what you can expect to happen when you get custom braces. Read More