Where does a tooth get its color? Notice the whiteness of a child’s tooth. Not only do children not have any of the stains that we pick up as adults, but they have very pale yellow light-colored dentin. The dentin, the layer of your tooth under the enamel, dictates the color of your teeth. Since… Read more about How White is TOO White?
TIKTOK and your Smile
Social Media Trends Lately, I have seen many examples of how social media dictates style for young people. For instance, while speaking to my hairdresser, he said that he couldn’t get the young stylists to attend hair conventions anymore to find out about the latest products or trends in hairstyles. Instead, they would tend to… Read more about TIKTOK and your Smile
The Between May Not Be clean if you don’t use the String.
Electric Flossing tools can promote healthy dental hygiene. Water Pik and Sonicare AirFloss are two of them. WaterPik and other water flossers use a continuous stream of water, while Air Flossers rely on the blast or air rather than the micro-droplets of water delivered with the air. As a result, some dentists believe it removes… Read more about The Between May Not Be clean if you don’t use the String.
Have a Beautiful SmileAgain
Does food catch in an area just above your gumline? Is it so constant that it annoys you, as well? Or, have you wondered about that ugly yellowish-looking triangle at your gumline? You are not alone! Defects in this area (called the “cervical” portion of the tooth) are prevalent, particularly in patients over 25. While… Read more about Have a Beautiful SmileAgain
Tooth Paint. Is it Safe?
A particular tooth polish, Chrom, marketed as “Fashion Tooth Polish,” is all the rage on TikTok. This company sells white polish, metallic and pastel, and vibrant colors. I bet you can even buy a Kelly green for St. Patrick’s Day. Ingestion Questions As a dentist, I want to weigh in on this product, not because… Read more about Tooth Paint. Is it Safe?
Love Your Teeth While Losing Weight
Weight loss is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions made every year. Making smart food choices, limiting portion size, and adding regular exercise are the steps you can take to shed pounds, and these changes can benefit more than just your waistline. They can also be good for your teeth. Plan your Meals… Read more about Love Your Teeth While Losing Weight
Caring for Your Teeth During the Holidays
We wait all year for this time. After all, it is the most wonderful time of the year. Parties, Family, Santa Claus, Hannukah. It’s no wonder that our teeth may take the back seat in our merriment. For that reason, we have noted a few ways to help you through the festivities while keeping your… Read more about Caring for Your Teeth During the Holidays
Life is Certainly Different, Isn’t It?
Did you know that traditionally men are non-compliant when coming to the dentist and only schedule if something is bothering them? Middle Age Job Seeking Can be Scary In the past, men only worked for one or two companies. Thus, they made their entire careers with few changes. However, with the current employment climate since… Read more about Life is Certainly Different, Isn’t It?