Want Whiter Teeth? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

There's nothing wrong with wanting whiter, brighter teeth. Your smile is often the first thing that people notice about you, and it's what they remember later. A great smile can improve your chances of impressing the hiring manager at a job interview or dazzling your next blind date. But how do you go about getting those white teeth? You don't want to make a mistake that will lead to discomfort or tooth problems. Read More 

3 Ways Autoimmune Disorders Can Complicate Dental Implant Recovery

If you are thinking about getting dental implant surgery to enhance your smile or correct a chewing or misalignment problem, you'll need to take extra care during your recovery period if you have an autoimmune disorder. While it's not guaranteed that you'll experience autoimmune-related problems after your procedure, it's prudent to discuss your condition with your cosmetic dentist prior to your surgery date. Here are three ways autoimmune disorders can heighten the risks for post-procedural complications after dental implant surgery, and what you can do to minimize the risks: Read More 

Pocketing: What Is It And Can It Affect Your Child’s Mouth?

If your 5-year-old child pockets their food during meals, you may wonder why they do it and what you can do to stop it. According to the Checkup Newsroom, pocketing is a term used to describe children who store food in their cheeks when they eat, which makes them look similar to small chipmunks. Toddlers tend to pocket food until they learn to chew and swallow better. Once children reach age five, they generally stop storing food in their mouths. Read More 

Tooth Resorption: What It Is, How It Is Caused And What Can Be Done To Treat It

If you have been diagnosed with tooth resorption, you are probably anxious to learn more about the condition, what caused it to occur and how it can be treated. Below is more information about resorption: What is tooth resorption? Tooth resorption is a dental condition characterized by the gradual disintegration of the bony structure of the teeth. Resorption is a normal physiological process in children, as they experience resorption when losing their primary (" Read More 

3 Things To Know If Your Dentist Recommends A Crown Instead Of A Filling

When a tooth contains a lot of decay, you will have the opportunity to save the tooth by visiting a dentist. Unfortunately, though, your dentist may tell you that a dental filling will not be sufficient for fixing and saving the tooth. Instead of using a filling, the dentist might recommend using a dental crown. If you are in this situation and not sure if you really want to go this route, there are three important things you should know. Read More