Ease the Pain of Tooth Grinding with a Custom Nightguard

Do you have face pain, difficulty chewing or ear pain? You may be grinding or clenching your teeth when you sleep and the result is often excessive wear and tear on your teeth. If you suspect you may have this condition, which dentists call bruxism, it could cost you time and money for dental work…

How to Restore Your Teeth After a DIY Teeth Whitening

DIY whitening treatments and over the counter chemicals usually won’t give you the smile you’re looking for. A lot of DIY procedures are incomplete and don’t protect your gums. Even products you can buy in a store might lead to a blotchy smile, damaged gums, or weakened enamel. If you tried a product at home…

3 Reasons to Choose Cerec Ceramic Fillings

Metal fillings used to be the only available material for treating cavities, but modern dentistry gives you alternatives. If you want a longer-lasting alternative that looks great, consider ceramic reconstructions. More and more dentists are recommending ceramic fillings and more finely detailed designs to protect your teeth. Here are three reasons to replace damaged fillings with…

What to Do If You Think You Have TMJ

It can be hard to recognize when you first develop TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder. It might start with headaches and jaw pain that increase in intensity over time. But taking note of developing symptoms can help you respond to the condition faster. What should you do if you think you may have TMJ? Try home…

Don’t Dismiss Your Jaw Pain. It Could Be TMJ

TMJ is more than a sore jaw. But like most chronic headaches and facial pain, a lot of people dismiss TMJ as temporary or not particularly serious. If you frequently experience pain or tension when you’re moving your mouth and neck, be sure to see a doctor or dentist who specializes in the temporomandibular joints,…

What Causes Bad Breath?

While few people boast of waking up with fresh breath in the morning, malodorous breath throughout the day can be the result of poor dental health and even gum disease. But what exactly causes bad breath? Foul-smelling breath can occur due to infrequent eating or consuming certain foods such as garlic and onions. Inconsistent teeth…

2 Surprising Things that Can Cause Bad Breath

When it comes to bad breath, we all know the usual suspects. Garlic and onions are two popular foods to accuse of causing halitosis, and coffee isn’t far behind. Behaviors can also be behind bad breath: brushing teeth doesn’t just fill your mouth with the smell of the toothpaste, it gets rid of some of…

What Usually Causes Bad Breath?

More and more people are putting off dentist visits until their teeth start to hurt. But just like with everything from health to your home, preventative care is a lot cheaper in the end. Going to see a dentist when you see a few warning signs or even if something going on with your mouth…

Are White Teeth an Investment?

People misuse the word investment a lot. Sometimes people use it to justify a long-term purchase. Or a pricy good is on sale and potential buyers call it an investment instead of simply a good deal. But some goods and services that you can purchase outside of the stock market really can a good investment…

3 Long-Term Reasons to Get Your Teeth Whitened

Teeth whitening is becoming more and more popular, even as it’s still seen as a cosmetic procedure. But teeth whitening can do a lot more than just whiten your teeth. If you’re on the fence about getting the procedure done, make sure you consider the long-term benefits of it. Here are three to add to…