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7 Tooth Decay Stories That Will Have You Rushing to Brush
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7 Tooth Decay Stories That Will Have You Rushing to Brush

Tooth decay can happen to anyone, but with proper dental hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, you can keep it under control. Decay leads to cavities. When people let decay and cavities run amok, bad things can happen. Left alone, cavities can eventually require crowns, root canal, or even losing teeth. Here, dentists weigh...

How Do I Find a Pediatric Dentist Near Me?
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How Do I Find a Pediatric Dentist Near Me?

Finding a dentist is easy. In many cities and towns, people practically trip over local dentists’ offices. But it takes a special kind of person to become a pediatric dentist, specializing in the oral health needs of children. This leads many parents, especially new parents, to ask “How do I find a pediatric dentist near...

How Long Before My Invisalign Starts Showing Results?
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How Long Before My Invisalign Starts Showing Results?

So you started with Invisalign? Congratulations! You are on your way to straighter teeth and a better smile. All that said, it’s natural to ask the question: “How long will it be before my Invisalign starts showing results?” (If you have not started yet, we recommend reading Invisalign Reviews: Is Invisalign Really Worth It? and...

When Should I Schedule My Kid’s First Dentist Appointment?
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When Should I Schedule My Kid’s First Dentist Appointment?

When your child is born, you find a pediatrician. It may not occur to you that you should also find a dentist. But dental care for your infant or toddler is just as important for their health and development. What Is the Best Age to Start Visiting the Dentist? The American Dental Association and the...

Are Invisalign and Clear Braces the Same Thing?
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Are Invisalign and Clear Braces the Same Thing?

Years ago, the only choice to correct crooked teeth was metal braces. More recently, other orthodontic options have become available. Patients can now choose clear braces or other clear devices such as Invisalign. Transparent options are popular with teenagers and adults. They offer a less conspicuous method of straightening teeth than old-fashioned metal braces. Does...

My Dentist Suggested Sealants. What Are They?
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My Dentist Suggested Sealants. What Are They?

Has your dentist suggested dental sealants for you or your child? Dental sealants have become a popular form of preventative dentistry. They have proven effective in fighting cavities, especially in children. But what exactly are dental sealants? And how do you decide if they are the right choice for you or your kids? What Are...

What is a Cavity, Exactly?
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What is a Cavity, Exactly?

No one likes to find out that they have a cavity. But if you have one, you know you should visit a dentist to have it fixed. But what is a cavity, exactly? The simple answer is that a cavity is a hole in a tooth. This article will look at the answer in a...

How Does Invisalign Work?
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How Does Invisalign Work?

Many consumers come to us with questions about Invisalign clear braces. While most have to do with things like how much Invisalign costs or whether Invisalign can cause problems for eating or talking, some are simply about how Invisalign manages to move teeth as well as traditional braces. So just how does Invisalign work? From...

The Pros and Cons of Dental Sealants
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The Pros and Cons of Dental Sealants

If you or your child has visited a dentist recently, he or she might have recommended dental sealants. Dental sealants are accepted as a reliable way to prevent cavities caused by tooth decay. As with any procedure, you will need information to know if dental sealants are right for you or your child. This means...