Foods to Avoid After whitening Your Teeth (teeth whitening)

Here at Exquisite Smiles, we offer many services to give you your perfect smile. One of them is premium teeth whitening. After investing in your smile you want to keep the results for as long as possible. You do not want to have your teeth whitened and have stains two weeks later! Remember, your teeth…

What To Do If You Have Bad Breath

No one wants to have bad breath. Bad breath — or halitosis — is simply the condition of having smelly, unpleasant breath. While not a serious medical problem on its own, bad breath is definitely unpleasant and embarrassing. Here are four basic tips for solving this issue. Brush Your Teeth — Often You should already…

Three Yoga Poses for TMJ Pain Relief

For most, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is simply another part of your facial anatomy; it is the hinge-like attachment between your lower jawbone and the rest of your skull. For sufferers of TMJ disorders however, it can be the epicenter of inflammation and discomfort. Temporomandibular disorders, or TMD, can appear in individuals with prior injuries,…

3 Benefits Of Wearing A Nightguard

If you are someone who grinds or clenches your teeth while you sleep, then it may be an excellent idea for you to wear a nightguard. You can have one custom-made for you by your dentist, so that it fits in your mouth perfectly and can safely be worn while you sleep. This type of…

How To Know If You Need A Nightguard

Have you ever woken up in pain in the middle of the night because you’ve been grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw in your sleep?   Most of us have been there at one point.  What you may be dealing with is bruxism (the repetitive grinding and/or clenching of teeth).   Symptoms of bruxism include: Jaw…

Politely, “Your Breath Stinks!”

It is never easy to tell your friend or loved one the bad news, their breath stinks. It can be, however, helpful to them if it is said in a more polite manner. Try to approach only if it is a reoccurring issue, no need to embarrass somebody over a single lunch choice. If this…

3 Reasons Why Brushing and Flossing Isn’t Curing Your Bad Breath

Everyone has experienced having bad breath—perhaps when you wake up in the morning or after eating a garlicky meal. Usually brushing your teeth, flossing, and mouthwash is a quick remedy. But sometimes, even those who practice good oral hygiene can’t get rid of that bad taste in their mouth. Here’s why: Halitosis, the medical term for…

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Brighter Smiles for a Brighter You

Confidence is key. It is the key to a door that contains unlimited possibilities of human interactions, friendships, and networking that allows an individual to advance in their personal relationships as well as social and professional careers. To unlock the door to advancement in one’s life and career, we must find the confidence within ourselves…

Common Causes of Chronic Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a common condition that afflicts many adults. If you have ever been at a job interview or out on a date and realized you had bad breath, you know how embarrassing this condition can be; however, the good thing is that you are not alone. In fact, it…

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3 Common Signs of TMJ Disorder

Waking up with jaw pain can not only be uncomfortable, but it can cause distress if you are unsure whether this pain is the result of a particularly tense day at work or something more serious like TMJ Disorder. If you experience pain in your mouth and jaw frequently, then it is possible that you…