Did you know the average American spends 38.5 days of their life brushing their teeth? That the hardest part of your body is your tooth enamel? That people who drink a lot of soda have more tooth loss than people who drink little or none? Fun facts about teeth like these create an interest in … Continued
No one ever expects to lose a tooth – at least not after the age of 12. However, this injury is more common than you might think; the American Association of Endodontists reports that more than 5 million children and adults in the U.S. have their teeth knocked out every year. A knocked-out tooth isn’t … Continued
A root canal is a dental procedure that helps repair teeth that have become infected. This procedure is common practice in the dental office; in the United States, dentists perform about 15 million root canals each year. However, that fact doesn’t make it any less scary to find out that you need one. Will it … Continued
Did you know we discovered the effects of teeth whitening by accident? Dentists used to give patients with gum disease hydrogen peroxide in mouthwash. After using these mouthwashes for a while, their teeth would become whiter. Today, dentists and other health care providers offer teeth whitening. So do some cosmetic businesses. People can use many … Continued
Porcelain veneers are a paper-thin layer of porcelain that a dentist binds to your tooth or teeth permanently. This is done to conceal or change their shape, color, or positioning. Veneers are an aesthetic and serious procedure in dentistry. Your dentist of choice should be someone whose work you like and who has relevant experience … Continued
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