One of the best things about the holiday season is that it allows for a break from your normal routine. While this is great when it comes to taking time off work and getting to see friends and loved ones more, it can spell trouble for those currently using Invisalign. It’s easy to slip and not do everything you need to keep your treatment on track this time of year, but by keeping these simple tips in mind, you can stay on the path toward your ideal smile while still enjoying yourself.
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For decades, Invisalign has offered people an easier and more subtle way to straighten their teeth. While it has helped tens of millions of patients achieve stunning results, just like with any other long-term dental treatment, there can sometimes be bumps along the way. If you suddenly find that one of your Invisalign trays isn’t fitting properly, what should you do? Do you need to go see your dentist right away? Fortunately, there are a few things you can do right now that can solve the problem well before you need to pick up the phone.
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When you finally decided to get dentures, you were excited to have your smile back and be able to speak and eat like normal again…at least that was the plan. In reality, your lower denture is constantly moving out of place, and you’re always having to think twice before taking a bite, laughing, or doing anything that could disturb it. This is a fairly common issue for denture wearers, and all they really want to know is why this is happening and how to make it stop for good. You’ll find both of these answers in today’s blog.
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Everyone who wears dentures has experienced their teeth moving out of place unexpectedly. While this can be unnerving and is certainly annoying, it does have the potential to be life-threatening as well. It sounds like an overstatement, but there are literally mountains of research showing a direct connection between ill-fitting dentures and an elevated risk of oral cancer. How are the two connected, and what should you do if your denture already feels loose?
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Everyone has bad breath from time to time, whether it’s in the morning or just after eating a richly spiced dish. Usually, a mint, mouthwash, or brushing your teeth is enough to feel fresh again, but this often doesn’t work for denture wearers. A denture can sometimes develop its own unpleasant smell, and getting rid of it isn’t always straightforward. Why do dentures sometimes smell bad, and what can be done about it? Thankfully, there are plenty of options to choose from.
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Nothing lasts forever, and this includes even high-quality dentures. It can be tough to know when it’s the right time to replace your prosthetic, but today’s blog is going to make it relatively simple. If any of the following sounds familiar, it might be time to call your dentist and ask for an update.
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There are not enough hours in the day when you’re a parent, so anything you can do to make your life run more efficiently is probably very welcome. When it comes to juggling you and your children’s dental appointments, one of the simplest “hacks” you can use is to visit a family dentist. They are able to take great care of both adult and growing smiles under the same roof, but the benefits of visiting one go well beyond this.
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Millions of people are unhappy with the appearance of their smile for one reason or another, but fortunately, a huge portion of them can easily make the changes they want with veneers. This one treatment can cover stains, fix chips and cracks, close spaces, and even make slightly crooked teeth appear straighter. But what is it like to actually get them? Will the final result be worth the process? You can decide for yourself as we show you what it’s like to get veneers step-by-step.
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It’s the beginning of a new year, and a lot of people are thinking about making some changes. So, many will find themselves talking to a cosmetic dentist about how they can improve the appearance of their smile to make them feel more attractive and confident. Choosing to do anything that will alter your teeth is a big decision, and you should feel assured about whatever procedure you choose. To guarantee this happens, here are four questions you should ask your cosmetic dentist when you come in for a consultation.
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Everyone has something they look forward to during the holiday season, whether it’s the food, the break in the normal routine, or the extra time that’s spent with loved ones. While these are all good for the soul, unfortunately, the holidays can be VERY hard on your teeth for many reasons. Thankfully, you can make sure to avoid common pitfalls and start the new year with a bright, healthy smile just by following these simple tips over the next few weeks.
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