Types of Tooth Whitening for Your Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and if you have something special planned with your Valentine, you’ll want to look your very best. If your teeth are looking a bit dull and yellowed, you may want to consider tooth whitening before the big day. After all, you don’t want to spend Valentine’s Day hiding your smile because you’re self-conscious about your teeth. Unfortunately, many different things can result in stained teeth. Simply growing older is enough to result in a dingy smile, since teeth tend to darken as you age. Your eating habits can contribute to staining as well. Regularly consuming colas, coffee, teas,...
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Love Your Oral Hygiene Routine

If you are not in love with your oral hygiene routine, it’s time to think of the benefits as well as how you approach brushing, flossing and rinsing. Your oral hygiene routine is what keeps your mouth healthy and prevent you from having cavities and developing gum disease, which can be uncomfortable and expensive to treat.

Signs of a Healthy Mouth

  • Your Breath Smells Fresh and Clean.
  • Your Gums Are Pink.
  • Your Gums Do Not Bleed or Hurt When You Brush.
  • Your Teeth Are Free of Stains and Extreme Discoloration.

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E-Cigarettes and Your Dental Health

Have you made a New Year's resolution to stop smoking? If you have, you may be thinking about using e-cigarettes to help transition to a healthier lifestyle, but you might want to think carefully about whether or not this is the best – and healthiest – way to stop smoking. E-cigarettes, while a better option than tobacco cigarettes have been linked to a number of dental problems. Before you take that first puff on an e-cigarette, it is important that you understand how it might impact your oral health. This will help you make an informed decision regarding whether or not you wish to...
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Considering Dental Implants? Here’s What you Should Know

When your teeth are missing -- whether it's just one tooth or every tooth in your mouth -- dental implants may be a good option for teeth replacement. However, dental implants are a permanent teeth replacement solution -- so they're not something you just jump into. By learning more about dental implants, you can work with Dr. Brazdo to decide if they're right for you. Today on the blog, we'll tell you what you need to know about dental implants.

Who's a Dental Implant Candidate?

Before you can get dental implants, Dr. Brazdo will perform a complete dental and radiographic exam...
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Detecting Cavities: You Vs. your Dentist

Cavities can be extremely painful, not to mention annoying and destructive. Luckily, they are fairly easy to treat if they are caught in the early stages. So, how do you know if you have a cavity?

Detecting Cavities is Cooperation Between You and Your Dentist

Think of cavity detection as a joint work effort between you and your dentist. A dentist only sees you once every three to six months. In that time between appointments, a cavity can not only develop, but it can rapidly progress to a point where it destroys the enamel on your teeth or causes infection. That is...
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