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The Story of Headgear

Christophe-Francois Delabarre introduced the wire crib in 1819, which marked the birth of what is known in orthodontics as headgear. Before the 1830’s all dental work had been done by doctors and even barbers. Remember when you were told as a child that tying your tooth to a string that was attached to a door […]

What is the Best Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Sleep apnea is a common disorder that’s believed to affect more than 18 million adults in the United States alone. Despite it being a fairly common diagnosis, sleep apnea is a serious disorder with side effects that can cause serious health issues or even death, which is why receiving a proper diagnosis and treatment […]

How Do Celebrities Get White Teeth?

How Do Celebrities Get White Teeth?
From Dwayne Johnson to Scarlett Johansson, there’s one thing Hollywood’s most successful leading men and ladies all have in common: Beautiful white teeth!

A winning smile is one of the most significant qualifications for a celebrity in the movies, on television, or even in music videos. That leads a lot […]

How Often Should You See the Dentist?

When was the last time you visited the dentist? For many individuals, it’s easy to miss regular dental appointments. As the year flashes by, learn how often you should visit the dentist and what to expect during a dentist visit.

 

Do You Really Need to Go to the Dentist Every Six Months?

Whether you regularly visit […]

Is Vaping Bad for Your Teeth?

It is well known that vaping is the hip and trendy alternative to smoking in today’s day and age, but do you know the harm it can have on your teeth? Well, let’s just say this; it isn’t proven to be 100% safe.

Dr. Dale Brant of Ingenious Dentistry states simply, “Vaping can cause a […]

How to Care for a Dental Crown

Sometimes a tooth is too severely damaged for a filling alone to solve the problem. Instead, your dentist may decide that the best course of action is to give you a dental crown, also called a dental cap.

 
What Is a Dental Crown?
A dental crown is a small cover that fits over your damaged tooth. […]

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    Scaling and Root Planing: Common Symptoms and Procedural Information

Scaling and Root Planing: Common Symptoms and Procedural Information

The deep scaling and root planing procedure is a type of deep cleaning for your teeth. It is performed to remove all of the calculus (tartar) and plaque deposits found on teeth below the gum line.

With the combination of our daily meals and drinks, natural accumulation of dental plaque can build up on our […]

How to Get Rid of Canker Sores

If you have ever had a canker sore, you know how painful one can be. If you have been lucky and not experienced one, you are fortunate. If you do get one, the following information will let you know how to get rid of canker sores effectively.
What is a Canker Sore or Tongue Ulcer?
A […]

Why Visiting the Dentist Is Good for Your Overall Health

When you think about overall health, you may not connect it to your oral habits, but did you know they are directly related? If your oral health can affect your overall health, it’s important to visit the dentist regularly. Whether for a dental cleaning or to have a painful tooth checked out, oral health […]

Are Root Canals Safe?

A root canal is a procedure that removes bacteria and infected tissue from the inside of tooth roots. The very first root canal instrument was introduced in 1838 by Edwin Maynard. Since then, drastic improvements have been made in how root canals are performed. If your dentist has recommended that you receive a root […]