When it comes to tooth damage, I've experienced it all. Car accidents cost me a few teeth and decay crept in to claim two more. With some gaps in my smile and a few weakened teeth I wanted to save, I spent a lot of time at the dentist to find out what I could do to salvage my grin. We worked together to combine crowns and dental implants. Now I have a beautiful smile and no one can even tell I had any work done at all. If you're facing a few dental difficulties yourself, explore my guide to the procedures and techniques available to you. You'll feel more prepared when you see the dentist and discuss your options.
When you have braces, keeping your teeth clean can be a challenge. The wires and brackets can be a breeding ground for bacteria, and eventually you may have cavities and other dental problems. That's why it's important to be diligent about cleaning your teeth, and doing everything you can to ensure that your teeth remain healthy. Here are four things you can do to keep your teeth clean and presentable when you wear braces. [Read More]
Cosmetic dentistry is a rising trend that helps to prove the appearance of a smile, but not necessarily the function of the smile. Within the trend of cosmetic dentistry, teeth decorating is rising in popularity. In the 1980's, hip hop artists began wearing what were being called "grills" on their teeth. These were essentially metal grills that could be worn on the upper or lower teeth.
These are still popular today, but there is also another type of tooth decoration. [Read More]