How to Improve TMJ Disorder Symptoms at Home

Jaw pain can be very unpleasant. You might feel pain or tightness on one side of your jaw or both. It could cause difficulty in chewing food or make you hear a clicking or popping sound when you open your mouth. You could feel like your jaw is locked or stuck. Some people even have…

3 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic dentistry is a great way to improve the appearance of your teeth. It can do wonders when it comes to boosting your self confidence and increasing how often you smile. There are certain treatments that cosmetic dentists perform that can make a huge positive difference to your teeth and three of them will be…

Why Zoom Whitening Is An Excellent Option

If you would like to have whiter teeth, then Zoom whitening is an option that you should definitely consider. Here’s why Zoom whitening is an excellent option for you.  It Is Customized To Your Teeth  One of the biggest flaws of at-home teeth whitening kits is the lack of personalization. Each person has different teeth…

Debunking Frequent Teeth Whitening Fads

As you age and surface stains start to accumulate, the natural color of teeth darkens. At this point, a cosmetic dentist may advise you to seek interventions to make your teeth a shade lighter. With this in mind, many teeth bleaching remedies are coming up, each laying claim to the secret behind exemplary whiter teeth.…

Proven and Effective Ways to Eliminate Bad Breath

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a very common condition. It plagues millions of people every day and can put you in a very humiliating situation. But bad breath can be controlled, and in many cases, eliminated with the right oral and dental hygiene and incorporating certain dietary changes. If eating mints and chewing…

The Truth About D.I.Y. Teeth Whitening

 You Can Whiten Your Teeth Too Often  Your teeth can stain over time from coffee, wine, cigarettes, and other products. All of which can affect your self-esteem and self-worth. Unfortunately, if you aren’t careful, it can cause major problems with your teeth and smile.  Deciding to use over-the-counter whitening material in place of having it…

Explore Your Smile Improvement Options with Our Cosmetic Dentist

Many people would change at least one thing about their smile if they could. Dr. James Phelan or Dr. Tyler Phelan of Exquisite Smiles are happy to help you explore your options during a personal consultation. This involves learning what you like and don’t like about your smile. From there, your cosmetic dentist presents you…

Halitosis: What’s Causing It?

Halitosis is defined by having chronic bad breath and is the third most common reason people seek dental care. Retailers everywhere offer a multitude of products for combating bad breath: scented floss, gingivitis-fighting mouthwash, and high-dollar toothbrushes. These products, however, are often just a temporary solution for combating halitosis, and won’t remedy the underlying issue causing it. Some of…

What’s Behind Your Bad Breath?

We’ve all had the unpleasant experience of waking up with terrible morning breath – the icky film on our teeth, the fuzziness on our tongue, and the unavoidable urge to run straight to the sink to brush our teeth. But for many, bad breath goes beyond needing a thorough morning teeth brushing routine; it’s a…

Why You Should Choose a Custom Night Guard

Our teeth undergo a great deal of stress. Among the various foods we eat, coffees we drink, and undulating hygiene routines, it can be a struggle to keep them healthy. A problem difficult to foresee, however, is bruxism. Bruxism is a condition of teeth-grinding wherein an individual will unconsciously clench and grind their teeth together,…