Porcelain veneers are highly durable, often lasting 10-15 years. Many of them can last 20 years. But there are many obstacles they have to face in order to be able to round that 15-year mark and run for 20. Here are some of the toughest obstacles your porcelain veneers will have to overcome in order […]
Last week, we talked about how the only symptom you might experience for your infected tooth was a bad taste in your mouth. However, sometimes you don’t even have that, and the only way we can detect some serious tooth problems is with a periapical x-ray. Unfortunately, United Concordia, one of the nation’s largest dental […]
Just having a bad taste in your mouth is a symptom you might be something you’re tempted to ignore. It’s a nuisance, and, yeah, it makes it hard to enjoy your favorite foods, but it doesn’t seem serious. Unfortunately, this is a potentially very serious symptom.
A bad taste in your mouth, like bad breath, is […]
Our smiles are a powerful part of our first impression. When people see your smile, they make a number of snap judgments about your personality. While you are normally at the mercy of your natural teeth when it comes to these characteristics, but porcelain veneers can be used to control the appearance of your smile–and […]
When you look at your life, are you frustrated that you can’t seem to do anything right? Even something simple like parking your car or using your smartphone can turn into an embarrassing fail. You can’t stick to a diet or exercise plan. Nothing seems to go right at all.
Nobody wants to be the butt […]
At the end of July, the Internet erupted in rage over the death of Cecil the lion, a local favorite who was participating in a research study. Although the lion was popular among locals, he was largely unknown outside Zimbabwe before his death.
And when it emerged that the lion had not only been killed, but […]
Candy, soda pop, and juice are easy targets when identifying sugary foods. These products are well-known to have a high sugar content that can accelerate tooth decay, but there’s another culprit to add to the list. Though dried fruit is a convenient way to get nutrients, it can also heavily contribute to tooth decay.
Dangers of […]
Porcelain veneers are a big decision. It’s a significant investment in your smile, and you want to be sure that they’re right for you before you commit to them. The good news is that there are several different ways you can try on porcelain veneers before you decide whether they’re the right decision for you.
There are many options for teeth whitening at home. In fact, it seems like there are more every day, and with all our tooth-staining caffeine, we might need them. But do they work?
Take Power Swabs, for instance, which isn’t exactly a new teeth whitening technique, but it’s initiated a new advertising campaign to promote its […]
For most of us, caffeine is a daily ritual, part of waking up in the morning, getting through the afternoon, and having a good time at night. Although heavy caffeine use can be a sign of sleep apnea, usually this isn’t a problem, and there is even some evidence suggesting that caffeine use is good […]