Nowadays, it seems that you can figure out how to do everything yourself. People tell stories of performing complicated tasks after doing some online research or watching a Youtube video. In the days where everyone seems to be an expert, it can be difficult to know when you’re receiving good advice and when you could be placing yourself at risk for something dangerous. Continue reading Do-It-Yourself Teeth Whitening is a Don’t!
The holidays are filled with fun, family, and festivities. Unfortunately, they are also usually filled with bad habits. We eat and drink more than usual. We have inconsistent hours of sleep. It is easy to fall asleep on the couch before you have brushed and flossed your teeth. Continue reading Recovering from the Sugar-Filled Holidays
At the New Year, countless Americans start the year by making resolutions. These typically relate to self-improvement in some way, … Continue reading Start 2021 with a Sparkle!
This is the week! We will celebrate the holiday season with gifts for loved ones, and many of us do that by filling stockings up with goodies. The easiest thing to throw in those big treat bags is candy. But surely, you are all getting plenty of sugar this week without the stocking stuffers, right? Instead, how about picking some of these treats to fill your stockings? Continue reading Sugar-Free Stocking Stuffers
Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to both good health and good moods. Some people are able to sleep without being awakened by a partner’s snoring, but most people are not. Not only can snoring lead to conflict or awkward sleeping arrangements; it could actually indicate a serious health problem! Continue reading Silent Night? Not if Your Loved Ones Snore!
The holidays are full of family, food and fun. Most people also enjoy some time off from work, which gets us out of our normal routine. While you are enjoying a break, it can be easy to fall into some bad habits. Here are some important things to consider as you relax this week. Continue reading Bad Holiday Habits to Avoid this Year
Dental insurance can be confusing! There are thousands of plans from so many different carriers providing a wide range of benefits. The one thing they all have in common: THEY EXPIRE! Most plans run a calendar year and expire on December 31. Continue reading One Month Left to Use 2020 Insurance Benefits!
For Thanksgiving week, we thought we would veer off our normal informative and professional course to offer you something that is just a little silly and fun. Have you ever wondered, as you are about to take a bite into your turkey, if the turkey could take a bite of you? Read on to be the most informed person at your dinner table on useless turkey facts! Continue reading Do Turkeys Have Teeth?
Many people wear dental appliances to protect their teeth from the heavy forces of clenching and/or grinding. We commonly refer to these appliances as “nightguards” because they guard your teeth at night (or whenever you sleep). For our purposes, we are limiting this discussion to professional, custom-made nightguards. While there are many different styles and configurations of nightguards, we will discuss the most common type, which is a hard acrylic, single arch (covering only the upper or the lower teeth) appliance that covers all of the teeth in the arch. Continue reading How Long Does a Nightguard Last?
When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, most people envision porcelain veneers. At least that’s what you see on shows like Extreme Makeover or in ads for cosmetic dentists. While porcelain veneers are a very commonly performed cosmetic dental procedure, they are not the only treatment option for improving your smile. Continue reading What are Composite Veneers?