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Water Flosser vs String Floss: Which is Best?
When it comes to maintaining good oral hygiene, many people are familiar with the traditional method of using string floss to clean between their teeth. However, in recent years, water flossers have gained popularity as an alternative method of cleaning. But which one is better for your oral health? In this article, we will compare […]
Can a Water Flosser Damage Your Gums?
A water flosser is a device that uses a stream of water to clean between teeth and along the gum line. They are a popular alternative to traditional flossing and are marketed as being more effective and easier to use. However, there are concerns about whether or not water flossers can damage gums. While a […]
Should You Use a Water Flosser Every Day?
A water flosser is a device that uses a stream of water to clean between teeth and along the gum line. They are a popular alternative to traditional flossing and are marketed as being more effective and easier to use. The question remains: should you use a water flosser every day? For the average person, […]
Can You Share a Water Flosser?
A water flosser is a device that uses a stream of water to clean between teeth and along the gum line. They have become increasingly popular as an alternative to traditional flossing, but many people are unsure if it is safe to share a water flosser. While it can be ok to share a water […]
Do Dental Implants Need Fillings?
Many dental patients who have received dental implants in the past often wonder if they are required to get fillings on their implants. Dental Implants cannot get fillings because they are made out of artificial materials such as metal and porcelain. This means that dental implants cannot get cavities so they will never need a […]
Do Dentures Need to be Removed at Night?
Patients who wear dentures often wonder when they should keep them in and when they should take them out. Generally, dentures should be taken out of the mouth at times to give the gums, cheeks, and tongue a break from the pressure of the dentures being in place. It also gives your tissues time to […]
Can Dental Implants Get Cavities?
If you have recently gotten dental implants and are experiencing pain in the area, you may be wondering what the issue is. Has your dental implant gotten a cavity? Due to a dental implants composition of metal and porcelain, you can’t get a cavity in an implant. There are other ways that your dental implant […]
Does Invisalign Permanently Straighten Teeth?
After you have completed Invisalign treatment, you will have achieved a straighter smile. However, after treatment is complete, it is important to continue with an appropriate oral health regimen in order to ensure that your teeth remain straight and healthy. Regularly brushing and flossing your teeth, as well as scheduling regular visits to the dentist […]
Do Braces Give You Canker Sores?
It can be common to get canker sores in your mouth when you have traditional metal braces. Canker sores are small, painful ulcers that can develop on the inside of your cheeks and lips. They are not contagious, but can be very uncomfortable and make eating and speaking difficult. Canker sores may be caused by […]
How Soon do You See Changes with Invisalign?
Invisalign treatment can take anywhere from 6 months to 24 months, depending on the severity of your case. Most patients will start seeing noticeable changes in their smile around the four-month mark although you may start seeing changes much sooner. Results will become more visible as the aligners move teeth into place and straighten your […]