The Verdict on Chewing Gum

Many people wonder if chewing gum is good or bad for oral health? Well, it depends… Let’s begin by referring to the American Dental Association (ADA), which has adopted guidelines to evaluate dental products for safety and effectiveness. When a product meets those guidelines, it garners what’s called the ADA Seal of Acceptance. Gum-chewers will… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Q. What are dental implants? A. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots used with a crown or bridge to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Q. What are dental implants made of? A. Dental implants are composed of a titanium material and shaped like screws. A dental crown, bridge, or implant-supported denture can be attached… Read more »

The Advantages of At-Home Teeth Whitening

At-Home Teeth Whitening Advantages Long-term results: Dental professionals agree that the only way to maintain your whitened teeth is with at-home bleaching products, repeated regularly -preferably every four to six months. Some people with very dark-stained or tetracycline-affected teeth will need to continue home bleaching over a period of months (or up to a year)… Read more »