Want To Reduce Your Radiation Exposure? Try Three Alternatives To Dental X-Rays

Although dental x-rays are safe, there is no harm in trying to reduce the amount of radiation that you will be exposed to in your lifetime. One way of doing this is to opt for alternatives of dental x-rays that involve little or no radiation. Here are three examples: Ultrasonography Ultrasonograph machines use high-frequency sound waves to capture images of the oral cavity. Just like x-rays, the waves are designed to pass through the soft tissues of the body, but get blocked by hard tissues such as teeth. [Read More]

3 Pros Of Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Out While Remaining Conscious

While a lot of people opt to get their wisdom teeth taken out when they are put under a sedative or local oral anesthesia, you also have the option of having your wisdom teeth removed while you are conscious. This article will discuss 3 pros of getting your wisdom teeth out while remaining conscious.  You Are Aware Of What Is Going On Some people struggle with the thought of being put under and having no idea of what is going on. [Read More]

Why Your Dental Hygiene Is More Important Than Your Diet

If it seems like you have weak teeth, you may be tempted to change your diet to reduce the chance that your teeth will decay. While a change in the foods you eat can affect how strong your teeth are and how susceptible they are to damage, it's for a different reason than you're probably thinking. Practicing good dental hygiene is the best way to protect your teeth; so long as you keep that up, you have a lot more freedom with what and how you eat. [Read More]

How To Have A Winning Smile: Oral Health Maintenance Tips

Your smile can help you make a great first impression.  In fact, when meeting someone new, over 50 percent of people say they notice a person's smile first.  Likewise, 69% of people say a smile does more for a woman's appearance than when she wears makeup.  Here are a few tips on how to have a winning smile.   Whiten and Brighten White teeth help you look younger and also improve your confidence. [Read More]