The Most Effective Teeth Whitening

Looking for a solution to a bright white smile? The white teeth phenomenon can be overwhelming – from simple solutions; such as Whitestrips out on the market, whitening toothpaste, brightening mouthwash, to a trip to your dentist for the professional options. What method of whitening teeth is the most effective when considering time, cost, and ultimately the end result? 1. The Basics of Teeth Whitening Before any decision is made, look at the causes of yellowing/dull teeth: Did you know fruits and vegetables can stain your teeth? According to Webmd, apples and potatoes can be contributing to a lackluster smile. Coffee. Yes, coffee consumption may be gradually discoloring your teeth. Smoking is the way to turn your teeth into a …

Dental care for children and teens

Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 17? Dental decay is the most common chronic disease in young people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Beginning with good hygiene habits from the start will go a long way to prevention. Here are some tips to help them along the way: Healthy habits are key. Teens, and younger kids as well, eat quick meals i.e. “nutrition” bars and fast food to stay alert and on schedule between school, extracurricular activities and part-time jobs. These habits can damage oral and overall health. Access to healthy snacks such as apples, carrot sticks and cheese is important. Keeping a travel-size toothbrush in a locker or backpack …

Did you know? Important Dental Facts

Love Cheese? The calcium and phosphorous found in cheese reduces the pH level in plaque and re-mineralizes the enamel. 60% of people don’t know A sore jaw, when combined with chest pain, can signal a heart attack-particularly in women. More interesting facts! Blue toothbrushes are used more often than red ones Each person’s set of teeth and tongue print are unique much like their fingerprints. The average woman smiles about 62 times a day, as opposed to 8 time by men. Kids laugh around 400 times a day while grown-ups only 15. According to the Academy of General dentistry, the average person only brushes for 45 to 70 seconds a day. The recommended amount of time is 2-3 minutes. Right handed …