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Does Chewing Gum Help Your Jawline?

Does Chewing Gum Help Your Jawline?

Do you look in the mirror every day and see a double chin or a puffy face and wish you had a sharp, chiseled jawline? You spend hours in the gym each week working to burn fat and build muscle, but what about your face? Your face has many muscles designed to help you...

How Strong Are Dental Implants?

How Strong Are Dental Implants?

Missing one or multiple teeth can affect your ability to eat, talk and even smile. Dental implants have become the popular choice for tooth replacement, with more than five million implants placed by dentists in the United States every year. But how strong are dental...

How Old Is Too Old for Dental Implants?

How Old Is Too Old for Dental Implants?

The loss of a tooth, or all your teeth, affects every aspect of your life. It changes your smile and affects your ability to eat and speak. This, in turn, can have negative effects on your digestion and overall nutrition. In addition, missing teeth lead to bone loss...

What Is an Impacted Tooth?

What Is an Impacted Tooth?

Wisdom teeth may not make you wise, but they can indeed be painful for some people. That is when they become impacted. What is an impacted tooth? According to research, around 24% of people globally suffer from impacted teeth. Your wisdom tooth can be impacted when it...

Top Reasons Why a New Filling Hurts

Top Reasons Why a New Filling Hurts

So, you got a tooth filling to deal with the cavities, and your new filling hurts when chewing? Rarely, it can be due to an allergic reaction to the filling material, and you’d it sooner since you worked closely with your dentist the entire process. So, why does your...

Oral Health: Alcohol Effects on Teeth and Gums

Oral Health: Alcohol Effects on Teeth and Gums

Carbonated drinks and soda are bad for your teeth. But is alcohol bad for teeth as well? Are all kinds of alcoholic drinks damaging to your oral health? In this post, we’ll talk about the effects of alcohol on your dental health and if some types of drinks are...

Does Coffee Cause Cavities?

Does Coffee Cause Cavities?

If your day includes at least one cup of coffee, you are not alone. According to the National Coffee Association, 7 in 10 Americans drink coffee every week, with 62% drinking at least one cup of coffee every day, with the average coffee drinker consuming over three...

Can You Get Invisalign With Cavities?

Can You Get Invisalign With Cavities?

When you are looking to straighten your teeth to improve your smile or correct bite issues, Invisalign is a removable orthodontic treatment that can help you achieve that goal. However, straight teeth are not the only thing that makes your smile beautiful. Good oral...

Invisalign or Braces: Which Is Better?

Invisalign or Braces: Which Is Better?

If you’re thinking about straightening your teeth, you will have to choose between going for an Invisalign or braces. So, how do you know which one works better for you? There are pros and cons for both of these treatments, but no matter which one you choose, the...

Age Limit for Braces: Am I Too Old for Braces?

Age Limit for Braces: Am I Too Old for Braces?

As an adult, when you think of orthodontic braces, you probably think of the acne-covered 13-year-olds with metal brackets in their mouth back when you were younger. But are braces really limited to teens? Can you be too old for braces? Luckily, the answer is no. In...