3 Common Misconceptions That Might Keep You From Going to the Dentist
11 August 2017
No doubt very few people actually like going to the dentist, but regular dental visits are necessary. While visiting the dentist will help ensure you have healthy teeth and gums, many people put off their regular visits, sometimes because of misconceptions they have about seeing a dentist. Note a few of those misconceptions here, and then you can ensure you're protecting your oral health.
It's painful to visit the dentist
Have You Checked In With Your Dentist Lately?
22 March 2017
One of the most emphasized things in any dentist office you will walk into is the importance of routine checkups and cleaning. Yet surprisingly, not very many people go for routine dental checkups. A visit to the dentist's office is reserved by a majority for that emergency situation when you feel like you really have to. Some may say that the fear of the dentist's chair keeps them away. Others would blame it on financial factors or time constraints.
Two bad habits that could destroy your teeth and gums
3 March 2017
There are certain habits which could have an extremely negative impact on your dental health. Here are two examples of such habits.
Brushing too vigorously
Many people mistakenly believe that in order to clean their teeth and gums properly, they must scrub them as hard as they can. In reality, this approach often does more harm than good, particularly if the person is using a firm-bristled toothbrush.
Excessively hard brushing can cause two serious issues: namely, gum recession and tooth enamel wear.
Veneer Removal Questions: Can a Patient Opt to Remove Veneers
29 December 2016
Porcelain veneers can transform an ordinary smile into one that draws attention. If you aren't happy with your smile, whether that is because you have overcrowded teeth, crooked teeth, discolored teeth, or small or overly large teeth, 8-16 veneers placed in the smile zone can give you the smile you have always dreamed of.
Veneers can also last up to twenty years if well taken care of. However, just like any dental treatment, issues may arise, including issues with size, comfort, color, etc.