Know When To Replace Your Trusty Night Guard

As essential as night guards are to those of us who rely on them, it’s amazing how quickly we can begin to take them for granted, forgetting to clean them or inspect them for damage. Even a high quality night guard will need to be replaced in two to three years time, and less expensive…

Bad breath and what to do about it

Bad breath, also called halitosis, can cause a great deal of social anxiety. Few things are as embarrassing as having people back away from you because your breath stinks. The condition can adversely affect both your personal and professional life. Unfortunately, it is nearly impossible to ascertain whether or not you have a bad breath.…

Hidden Causes of Chronic Bad Breath

We’re all aware that certain foods almost always give our breath unsavory odors and are careful to brush our teeth after consuming garlic bread or an onion bagel. There are times, however, when even mouthwash won’t banish that unpleasant odor. What, then, is actually going on?   Those close to you may still be able…

TMJ Pain? Your Dentist Can Help!

Many people will experience jaw pain from time to time. But what happens when this jaw pain becomes more consistent? Has it been bothering you during work or while you are trying to fall asleep? Or maybe it is causing problems while you are eating or talking to others. If you are suffering from TMJ…

3 Reasons to Use a Nightguard

A nightguard is the kind of dental equipment many consider purchasing but never get around to, at least until there’s already a good amount of damage to their teeth. Obviously, you should try to avoid this and get one early on, though even those of us smart enough to do that might not know the…

Teeth Whitening: From Least to Most Expensive

You’ve decided that you don’t like the way that your teeth look… specifically their color. What can you do, though? Fortunately, you have several options. Most of them won’t hurt your wallet that much, and you can boost your confidence with whiter teeth,  Here are the ways to whiten your teeth depending on your budget…

TMJ Disorders: 3 Simple Changes for Big Relief

The temporomandibular joints, TMJ for short, connect your jaw to the bottom of your skull. This hinge allows you to open and close your jaw with ease. For people suffering from TMJ disorders, jaw pain or TMJ flare-ups sometimes make regular things such as chewing, talking, or even simply opening the mouth difficult. Here are…

3 Tips for Cleaning Your Teeth With Braces

Braces are a painful and often irritating way of straightening your teeth. One of the more annoying aspects of these orthodontic devices is how they affect your tooth cleaning routine. Obviously, things aren’t going to be the same with all that metal in your mouth, but this is no excuse to let your dental hygiene…

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…