Oct
04

Showering After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Can You Shower After Wisdom Teeth Removal? Yes, but you should shower in a way that avoids causing you more pain. We know you want to shower. Having your wisdom teeth removed is inconvenient enough. Being smelly only makes matters worse. Here is some more information about wisdom teeth removal, including how to shower after the procedure. What Happ...

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Sep
20

Does Drinking Pineapple Juice Help With Wisdom Teeth Removal?

You will find many different answers to this question. Some people believe that drinking pineapple juice before and after the surgery reduces swelling and bleeding. Others say that it helps fight inflammation and prevents infection. However, there is no evidence that these things are true or what mechanism might be at work if they were true. It is ...

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Jan
13

Why is it Important to Clean Your Invisalign Retainer?

Keeping your teeth and gums clean is always important, but with the popularity of Invisalign growing every year, you need to learn how to clean your Invisalign retainers. Orthodontic appliances like clear aligners can easily collect harmful bacteria and become a strong magnet for food/plaque debris. This can lead to bad breath, make your teeth look...

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Jan
13

TMJ and How a Dentist Can Help

If you suffer from jaw pain and headaches, you are not alone. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD) is a common condition that can manifest in numerous ways and is categorized from mild to severe depending on your symptoms. Patients diagnosed with TMJ often have risk factors like stress, family history, prescription medication, dehydration, and c...

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Jan
13

How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

The demand for teeth whitening is at a high in cosmetic dentistry. Most people are looking for a non-invasive and effective way to brighten their smile and improve their self-esteem. Others want an improvement to correct a dull appearance to their teeth because of medications or a congenital shade issue. Regardless, teeth whitening is one of simple...

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Jan
13

Dental Health & Infectious Diseases Like Covid-19

There is no greater healthcare field tied so directly to infectious disease like Covid-19 than dentistry. With the close proximity to patients and increased risk of aerosols in the operatory, the dental profession is under enormous scrutiny to ensure safety for both employees and patients. Dental offices across the world are altering and adapting t...

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May
19

Invisalign vs Braces: What You Need to Know

When it comes to getting straighter teeth, there are generally two options: braces or Invisalign invisible aligners. Let's take a look at some of the things you should take into consideration when making a decision. Appearance Eating habits Brushing & Flossing Convenience Cost Appearance Braces are obvious, Invisalign is nearly invisible. It al...

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