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Periodontal Treatments - Does a Bright Smile Mean You Have a Healthy Heart?

Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Regular brushing and flossing is essential to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and to keep your smile looking bright and healthy. But is it possible that your dental hygiene could also affect the health of your heart? Experts have been studying the link between dental health and heart health for some time. While there is no conclusive evidence to support the theory that poor dental health leads to poor cardiovascular health, there is a fair amount of data suggesting that people who take care of their teeth and gums are more likely to have healthier hearts.

 
 

Cosmetic Dentistry - How Could Cosmetic Dentistry Change Your Life?

Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Posted on: Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

The goal of cosmetic dentistry might seem like simply changing the outward appearance of a patient’s smile. However, using today’s cosmetic dentistry procedures to go about improving your smile has far-reaching effects beyond just appearance. Fixing unsightly imperfections with your smile is often the same thing as correcting unhealthy parts of your dental structure.

 
 

Smile Makeovers - Five Ways to get a Brilliant Smile

Category: Smile Makeovers
Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014

Just imagine all of the benefits that will come with your brand new smile. You’ll have better self-esteem in all types of social situations, increased confidence on job interviews and professional meetings, and the general happiness that comes with smiling more often. Recent advances in cosmetic dentistry have made the perfect smile even more attainable. Let’s take a look at some of the most effective smile restoration procedures that can give you the brilliant smile you’ve longed for.

 
 

Laser Dentistry - What Are Lasers Used for In Dental Care?

Category: Laser Dentistry
Posted on: Friday, Sep 05, 2014

While it may sound like futuristic technology, lasers have actually been in use in dental care for a couple of decades now. Precision is a key element for all aspects of dentistry, and lasers are one of the most precise tools available.  Much like other dental tools, the ability to control the power output of the laser has huge advantages for tailoring procedures for specific tasks and patients. Dental lasers are used in three main areas of dentistry: hard tissue applications, soft tissue applications, and cosmetic dentistry.

 
 

Teeth Whitening - Foods to Keep Your Teeth Healthy and Your Dentist Happy

Category: Teeth Whitening
Posted on: Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

You hear a lot about foods that are bad for your teeth, such as soda, sugary snacks, and acidic beverages. But there are plenty of foods that actually strengthen your teeth and protect tooth enamel by providing the nutrients your teeth need to stay strong. Teeth are strengthened by a process called remineralization, which involves re-depositing minerals washed away by acidic foods back into the tooth enamel. The most important of these minerals are calcium and phosphorus. Here are some foods that aid in the remineralization process.