3D Printing Occlusal Splints

Occlusal splints are also known as night guards. These acrylic appliances are designed and created specifically for your mouth to protect your teeth from grinding and even help with snoring. Occlusal splints may also help treat headaches or neck pain, as well as being used to treat TMD, or disorders of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ).…

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Dental Implants or Dentures?

Losing one or more teeth will affect more than your smile. You may feel less confident in your appearance or develop problems speaking, eating, or biting. However, dental implants or dentures can restore your smile. Many people have difficulty choosing between those dental treatments because they both have advantages and disadvantages. If you need to…

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Here’s Why You Should Floss

Most patients are tired of hearing their dentists’ reminders to floss. However, there’s a good reason for dental care experts to reinforce the importance of this step. There is no better way to clean the spaces between your teeth. The Benefits of Flossing Experts from the Australian and American Dental Associations agree that flossing is…

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Should I Use a Mouthwash?

While some patients can benefit from using mouthwash, oral hygiene consists of many factors, so an oral rinse is not always essential. Understanding what these products do and how to use them effectively is crucial. What Does Mouthwash Do? Many people use mouthwash because it can help disguise bad breath. It leaves the mouth feeling…

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How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Is sugar a dental supervillain, or are dentists exaggerating? The results are in, and they’re not good. Excessive sugar consumption correlates with an increased risk of weight gain, inflammation, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases. The effect on your teeth can be just as frightening. It’s not the sugar itself that is harmful here, but…

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