5 Foods/Drinks That Are Notorious for Tooth Discoloration

You brush your teeth twice a day, don’t smoke, and floss diligently. So, what’s the deal with your tooth discoloration?! It can be frustrating to feel like you’re doing everything right and still getting stains on your teeth, but the answer might be in your diet rather than your oral hygiene practices. Here are some of the most common causes …

Getting Braces: What You Should Know

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already decided to get braces. Congratulations! Now, you’re wondering what it’s like to get braces. Is it painful when braces are put on? Is it possible to go two years without eating popcorn? Even if you’re going to the movies?! In this post, we’ll address some of our patients’ most common concerns about getting …

How to Brush Teeth With Braces

When you wear braces, brushing and flossing are more difficult, but they are also more important than ever. Brush around your brackets and wires for a few additional minutes each day to make sure they’re thoroughly cleaned, and you’ll be glad you did when it’s time to get your braces removed in a year or two. Need some tips? Here’s …

What You Need to Know About Aligner Startups

What You Need to Know About Aligner Startups

Several aligner startups now sell aligners directly online. If you’re considering improving the alignment of your teeth, you might even be tempted to order aligners online. Here are some things you should know about aligner startups.
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What is the Typical Cost of Getting Braces?

How Much Do Braces Cost? 5 Factors to Consider

There are a lot of factors that impact how much you’ll pay for braces, including your dental provider, your location, and the initial condition of your teeth. There are other costs associated with getting braces that can drive up the final price. Here are some factors to consider to better understand the cost of getting braces.
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Natural Teeth Whitening Methods: Do They Work?

Natural Teeth Whitening Methods

For many patients, having a healthy smile means sparkling, white teeth. In the quest for gentle teeth whitening treatments that won’t damage your enamel, you may have heard of natural teeth whitening methods. Here is a list of common natural teeth whitening methods and some information about their effectiveness.
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Top 10 Braces Questions and Answers

Top 10 Braces Questions and Answers

Many patients of all ages are intimidated when their dentist recommends braces. They don’t want to change their appearance and are fearful of the cost. We’ve made a list of the 10 most common questions about braces to help demystify the process.
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Charcoal for Teeth Whitening

Charcoal Whitening

Activated charcoal has been used since ancient India and Egypt as a purifier, due to its remarkable ability to trap and bind contaminants. Today it is used across a vast number of applications from pharmaceutical processing to air and water filtration. In the health industry, food grade activated charcoal is used to treat poisonings, relieve intestinal gas, and improve mild skin conditions. Recently, it has begun to be used for teeth whitening. Here is what you should know about charcoal whitening.
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Close Up White Smile

3 Options for Whitening Your Teeth

A bright white smile is considered a sign of youth, health, and vitality. Yet teeth naturally become dingy, yellow, and even stained over time. Dietary choices, genetics, medications, and overall health can play a role in the color of your teeth, but the reality is that most people can achieve a truly white smile only through tooth whitening. Here are 3 options for whitening your teeth.
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