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…

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…