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How to Have More Confidence for Your Texas Wedding

You've dreamt about this day since you were a little girl. You want everything to be perfect. The food, the dress, the venue, and the entertainment must all be perfect, but what about your smile? Your smile is your most crucial accessory on your momentous day. A necklace, sparkly shoes, and veil cannot compare to your gorgeous smile. Remember that you're going to be the center of attention, and... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Tips for Restoring Tooth Enamel

Although most of us were raised to do things like brush our teeth after every meal and visit our dentist for an annual teeth cleaning, the reality is that as many of us got older, we also got a bit more negligent when it came to maintaining proper oral care. We started drinking lots of sodas. Our diets began to consist of loads of sugar and starch. We began taking all kinds of medications. And... [Continue Reading]

The Best Treatment Options for Tooth Aches and Pains

Tooth Aches and pains can become extremely uncomfortable and difficult to live with on a daily basis. Ideally when a toothache develops you would visit the dentist immediately. Unfortunately, it is often quite difficult to get a dentist appointment quickly and so you are left in pain for days or even weeks. As you wait, it is helpful to have some tricks up your sleeve to help you to reduce the... [Continue Reading]

Overcoming Your Fear of the Dentists Drill

We all have things that instil fear within us, cause us stress and anxiety and sleepless nights. It can be something as small as a fear of insects or animals to a deeper fear that affects our safety or causes us pain or discomfort. The fear of the dentist is something that affects a high percentage of people as we often associate a trip to the dentist with the use of drills, extensive work and... [Continue Reading]

5 Common Causes of Dental Cavities

If you put a group of people together in one room and you asked them to tell you about one of the places they least like to go, we wouldn’t be surprised in the least if an overwhelming majority said the dentist. It’s not so much the idea of going to the dentist office that makes a lot of us nervous; it’s wondering what they’re going to say after performing a check-up or... [Continue Reading]

5 Healthy Teeth Whitening Options

Although most people absolutely hate those twice-yearly trips to the dentist, everyone wants the bright, shiny smile that consistent dental care provides. But what happens if you brush after every meal, floss daily and still don’t seem to have the gleaming white smile you desire? It’s tough to look at advertising and television for a comparison, as those models and actors spend tens of... [Continue Reading]

Getting Braces: 5 Things You Should Know

The thing about braces is that not only are they for preteens, but adults as well. No matter if you have a few crooked bottom teeth or a severe overbite, getting braces might be the only way to bring your smile back. Not only can braces or adult orthodontics make your teeth straighter and your smile whiter, but also it can bring your confidence and self esteem back too. There is nothing like... [Continue Reading]

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Family Dentist

People often see dentists as a necessary evil, the bringers of discomfort that must be seen every six months whether you like it or not. But a good family dentist can be as important and valuable as your family doctor. Not all dentists are the same, and an experienced, caring hand can make sure you and your family experience as little pain as possible, while keeping your smile healthy, shiny and... [Continue Reading]

Want Whiter Teeth?

A perfect Hollywood smile has great appeal to a newly single twenty something like myself. But like most things I imagined that such beauty would come at a pretty high price and after hearing various horror stories through the press I was cautious about pursuing this any further than investing in some whitening toothpaste. However, after a few months of no dates I was ready to pull out all of the... [Continue Reading]

Are Alligators the Answer to Tooth Renewal?

Many animals, but specifically vertebrates, can replace teeth as they lose them. Humans only replace their teeth once, and scientists have been wondering why. They have been studying alligator stem cells to help them figure out a way of stimulating tooth growth in humans. Led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, a global team of researchers have discovered cellular mechanisms in tooth renewal... [Continue Reading]