Pros and Cons of Using Rubber Bands to Close the Gap between Your Front Teeth

If you have a gap between your two front teeth, one method your dentist may suggest to close the gap is using rubber bands. By simply looping a special rubber band around your two front teeth, you can slowly draw them closer together, closing the gap within a couple of months. This method, while simple, is not right for everyone. Weigh these pros and cons (and also speak with your dentist) before deciding whether using bands to close the gap between your teeth is the right choice for you. [Read More]

Pediatric Dental Visits: What Parents Can Expect

Are you and your family members taking advantage of the regular dentist visits that your insurance covers? As time goes on, many people forget the importance of going to the dentist; most alarmingly, however, they forget about taking their younger kids and their toddlers to a pediatric dentist. Here's what parents like you can expect when taking your school-aged children and toddlers in for a dental visit: Children Will Be Placed At Ease [Read More]

Want A Great Dental Check Up? Remove Plaque At Home With Walnut Shells

If you're like most people, you want your mouth to be as clean as possible. You brush and floss your teeth twice a day to remove plaque so it doesn't turn into tartar. However, sometimes that's not enough and you could end up sitting in the dentist's chair in horror, listening to them tell you that you have the beginnings of gum disease. As with anything else, there are natural methods to remove plaque. [Read More]

Enjoy Good Food With Braces: 5 Easy-To-Eat Foods For Dinner

Wearing braces isn't easy. You have to give up many of your favorite foods and you're in pain almost every time you leave the orthodontist's office for several days. The end result – straight, beautiful teeth – is well worth it. However, it's helpful to know some specific foods that are easy for you to eat and that won't hurt your braces so that you don't have to spend hours on end trying to figure out if something is okay to eat. [Read More]