Defeating Bad Breath
Published on May 09, 2019
WE’VE ALL BEEN THERE BEFORE
— sitting in the middle of a job interview or a first date and realizing that our breath is far from minty fresh. Even when everything else is going perfectly, bad breath can be enough to ruin your confidence and turn a good experience sour. Why do we get bad breath, and what can we do to stop it?
Oral Bacteria And The Food We Eat
In order to effectively fight bad breath, it’s important to figure ou...[more]
Dental X-Rays: It’s Time For Your Close-Up
Published on April 23, 2019
IF WE ASKED
you to list three things that happen in a typical dental exam, dental X-rays would probably be one of them. But do you know what they’re used for? It depends on the type of X-ray, so let’s look at what these are.
Getting The Wide Shot With Panoramic X-Rays
If you’ve ever stood on a circular thing with your chin on a little platform and been told to stand still for a few seconds while a machine spun around your hea...[more]
Bad Oral Health Fads
Published on February 25, 2019
FADS AREN’T ALWAYS ABOUT
hairstyles and slang; they can also be about the way we take care of our bodies, including our teeth. It’s important to be able to tell the difference between something that is popular and something that has the support of the dental health community. That’s why we’re going to take a critical look at a few of the recent oral health fads.
You might’ve seen this seemingly paradoxi...[more]
Interceptive Orthodontics: The Basics
Published on January 23, 2019
WHEN WE PICTURE SOMEONE
with braces, we usually picture a teenager with a mouthful of colorful brackets. What we don’t typically picture is orthodontic appliances on younger children. However, interceptive orthodontics can reduce the need for tooth extraction and jaw surgery, correct certain problems as they appear, encourage better facial development, shorten the length of orthodontic treatment needed later on, and leave patien...[more]