If you have a missing tooth and have been looking for a solution online, chances are you’ve found plenty of dentists and health sites recommending dental implants. It’s easy to see why: a durable, long-lasting, natural-looking replacement that lets you eat and talk like normal, and with none of the slipping of traditional dentures sounds great! But don’t rush to schedule an appointment just yet; for some patients, there may be complications that need to be considered first. Here are 3 things to think about before deciding if dental implants are right for you.
April 8, 2019
If you’ve ever found yourself walking through the aisles of your local drug store trying to pick out which teeth whitening kit works best, you know it’s not the best use of your time or money. In most cases, over-the-counter kits don’t produce the results you want, which means your hard-earned money was put toward an ineffective product. In addition, your wallet may not be the only thing affected, but your smile may be, too! Here are 3 teeth whitening mistakes you should avoid if you don’t want to ruin your smile.
March 25, 2019
Whether you’re drinking a glass of milk or eating your favorite candy, you may wonder how what you consume affects your oral health. Your nutrition can have a lasting impact on your smile and self-confidence, so it’s important to know what’s good and bad for your teeth. Years of coffee stains can take your teeth from pristine to discolored and make you self-conscious about your grin. Read on to learn about foods you can eat to give you your best smile. (more…)
February 8, 2019
Did you know that gum disease affects approximately half of the U.S. population? Unfortunately, this common condition is the leading cause of tooth loss. Not to mention that it’s been found to increase the risk of many other diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s, and even some cancers. Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, it’s a perfect time to learn about 4 signs and symptoms of gum disease in Greensboro, (including one that might surprise you), as well as what treatment options are available. Learn more below!
January 29, 2019
When you look at yourself in the mirror, you can’t help but notice your crooked teeth. You want to straighten them, but do you go with traditional braces or with a newer technique like Invisalign? Are you a good candidate for one or both? How do you know which one is right for you? Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore or decide alone. Check out this helpful information about the options you have in cosmetic dentistry and their pros and cons. (more…)
December 17, 2018
Botox is a treatment used to enhance your appearance by removing wrinkles. It temporarily firms and stiffens your facial muscles to reverse this common sign of aging. Surprisingly enough, Botox has found a home in dentistry! It can not only help you look years younger, but it also has significant oral health benefits as well. Keep reading to find out why your dentist should be offering Botox in Greensboro.
November 17, 2018
If you have missing teeth, you may be familiar with the self-consciousness that spaces in your smile can cause, but did you know that these gaps can lead to serious oral health issues? Thankfully, your dentist in Greensboro has a variety of tooth replacement solutions to restore your smile. Keep reading to discover what your best options are for tooth replacement as well as what happens if you do nothing.
October 16, 2018
If you think your smile could look brighter or whiter, you’re not alone. Around 80% of Americans wish they had whiter teeth, which is why there are so many whitening products available. However, not all whitening treatments are created equal. Professional, in-office teeth whitening in Greensboro provides unmatched results in one quick and easy appointment. Keep reading to discover how you can benefit from professional teeth whitening as well as how to keep your teeth pearly white.
September 8, 2018
Most people don’t give their temporomandibular joint (TMJ) a second thought – until there’s a problem! Unfortunately, it’s easy for jaw pain to develop because the TMJ is the most complicated joint in the body. For starters, it’s the only joint that’s bilateral, so the right and left sides have to work together in perfect harmony for everything to function properly. Not to mention that the TMJ also moves in 2 ways (hinging and sliding), whereas most joints in the body only move 1 way. That means that it’s fairly easy for jaw pain to develop if anything is off-track. But, the good news is that a dentist can provide non-surgical TMJ treatment that’s incredibly effective for treating this common condition. Keep reading to learn more!
August 15, 2018
Nearly everyone knows that Botox is a wonderful way to restore a youthful appearance by softening both smile lines and frown lines. But did you know that Botox has therapeutic benefits as well? That’s right – while Botox in dentistry can certainly be used to restore your smile’s youthful appearance, it can also bring you relief from any pain around your TMJ (temporomandibular joint) as well. If you’re one of the many Americans suffering from TMJ issues, you know that it has a huge impact on your quality of life because it prevents you from eating, smiling and laughing comfortably. But with Botox, it’s easier than ever to reduce these symptoms and restore the function of your jaws. Keep reading below to find out more about the cosmetic and therapeutic benefits of this procedure!