Dental implants are sometimes rumored to cause headaches, migraines or facial pain, but is there any truth to these stories? Although there is currently no evidence that implants themselves cause headaches, complications from their installation may lead to consistent pain and sinus pressure when ignored. If you have been experience headaches ever since your implants were put into place, schedule an exam with your dentist to rule out these three possible causes. [Read More]
Which Braces Are Best For You?
If you need to get braces, then you will need to make some important decisions in the near future. There are actually several different kinds of braces, and each type has its own benefits and drawbacks. To help you make a more informed decision, here is a comparison of three of the most popular types of braces: traditional, ceramic, and lingual: Traditional Braces The basic option is to get a traditional set of braces that consists of a metal contraption that rests on the outside of your teeth. [Read More]
The ABCs Of Getting Your Children Excited About Caring For Their Teeth
You may be passionate about making sure that your little one has a healthy smile, but unless you are a fairly lucky parent, most kids will not reciprocate the same feelings about oral care. It can sometimes feel like dragging your kids to the bathroom to brush their teeth twice a day is as bad as a second job. Even though your youngster may be adamant about avoiding the toothbrush, there is a simple ABC rule set that may be effective at getting your children a bit more excited about caring for their smile. [Read More]
Everything You Need To Know About Retainers
Finally! Your braces are off and your teeth are free! However, you must still wear retainers if you don't want all that pain, expense, and time to go to waste. Here is everything you need to know about retainers so you can keep your teeth perfect! Different Types of Retainers There are many different types of retainers. Here are a few of the most popular ones: Essix (clear retainers): This a very popular retainer as it's not as noticeable as other retainers. [Read More]