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5 Teeth Whitening Trends You Should Avoid

Teeth Whitening Trends To Avoid

Teeth whitening is a great way to brighten your smile and boost your self-confidence! Especially for a special occasion such as a wedding or graduation, a white smile adds that extra boost. Teeth whitening is an increasingly popular and commonly used cosmetic treatment. As a result, there are now many methods of whitening. While it’s great to have more options, there’s also a negative side. Among all the whitening methods, there are some that do more harm than good. Here are some teeth whitening trends that should be avoided. Using a Generic Whitening Tray One of the most widely used…

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Mar 27, 2017 by

Should You Use An Electric Toothbrush With Orthodontic Braces?

Electric Toothbrush And Orthodontic Braces

Along with the many positive aspects and results of orthodontic braces, there are a few challenges. While braces will help improve oral health and function in the long term, it can be difficult to maintain oral hygiene routines while wearing braces, as it becomes easier for food to become stuck in your teeth, and more difficult to floss. You May Use an Electric Toothbrush While wearing braces, it’s more important than ever to maintain your oral health routine, which should include brushing at least twice a day, and flossing daily. Many people choose to brush with an electric toothbrush. The…

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Mar 20, 2017 by

How Braces Improve Oral Health

Braces And Oral Health

Braces are a very common way of improving the alignment, appearance and structure of your teeth. Traditionally, metal brackets are used in order to correct the bite. However, Invisalign braces are popular as well. They are made of clear plastic and are removed while eating. In either case significant improvement can often be obtained in as little as six months. Traditionally, and for the most efficacy, braces are applied between the ages of ten and fourteen, as the teeth and jaw are still developing and therefore are more malleable. For those who didn’t get the chance to have braces as…

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Mar 13, 2017 by

What Does A Cosmetic Dentist Do?

Cosmetic Dentist

We all know how important it is to have good oral health, and to practice excellent oral hygiene habits. Regular visits to the dentist are an important part of maintaining the health of your teeth and gums. Many of us are used to going to the dentist for cleanings, and to have dental procedures performed, such as a cavity filling, a root canal or a tooth extraction. What not everyone may know is that, as oral health techniques advance, more and more can be done cosmetically to improve the look of your smile, and to improve your self confidence. If…

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