If you have crooked teeth, perhaps you’ve heard of clear aligners like SureSmile. Wearing these plastic trays will slowly straighten your grin! Still, you may wonder: “Can I Get SureSmile if I grind my teeth?” It’s easy to think your grinding habit would disqualify you from treatment. In reality, the SureSmile process can work for chronic grinders. It’d even help you break the bad oral habit! For more details, here’s a primer on this matter from your Sparks dentist.(more…)
January 19, 2024
December 13, 2023
Many people want to have straighter, prettier, healthier smiles but don’t want to deal with conspicuous metal braces or the dietary restrictions they require. Thankfully, SureSmile clear aligners can bring a smile into a better alignment while being virtually invisible and completely removable, allowing the patient to eat whatever they want. However, some people may find it difficult to remove them. Here are a few tips for safely and easily removing your aligners.(more…)
November 10, 2023
Dental veneers can be a fantastic way to reshape smiles for patients with damaged, stained, or misshapen teeth. You’ve probably seen people wearing them many times without even realizing it. Veneers are the open secret behind the flawless smiles of many Hollywood stars and television personalities. While veneers can last for a few decades with proper care, they will eventually need to be replaced. Here are a few ways to tell that your veneers might need replacement soon and how to keep them lasting for the long run.(more…)
October 5, 2023
A confident smile can leave a lasting impression, and many individuals consider veneers to be one of the most versatile and effective means of achieving that picture-perfect grin. They can tackle chips, cracks, gaps, discoloration, and a wide assortment of other issues, and for many patients, they are absolute life changers. Still, other patients are a little hesitant to undergo dental work, even if it’s for the betterment of their smile. Keep reading below to learn about three things that every patient should know about veneers, so that you can make an informed decision that you’re also excited about!(more…)
September 15, 2023
Look anywhere on social media and you’ll see endless photos of model-like people with perfect hair and perfect teeth. One might argue that success in the realm of influencers is dependent on how good you look above all else. But how are their dazzling smiles achieved? Are they all born with movie star teeth? Maybe, but they may also be wearing dental veneers!
Continue reading to learn more about dental veneers and see some big names that have had the treatment done.(more…)
August 11, 2023
If you’re an adult, you probably have memories of losing your teeth when you were in elementary school and assume that’s the last you would ever have to worry about it. That said, it can come as a shock to realize that one of your teeth is loose as an adult. While it certainly requires dental attention, it is not the end of the world. Here’s what you should know about having a loose tooth as an adult and what you can do about it.(more…)
July 28, 2023
If you’re someone who cares a lot about how your teeth look and feel, you probably know that dental implants are one of the most powerful methods of tooth replacement. Their realism and stability have made them one of the most popular ways to replace a tooth among both dentists and patients.
You may also know that teeth whitening is an excellent way to brighten your teeth incredibly quickly, producing a smile up to eight shades whiter than it was before. However, if you’re interested in getting both dental implants and teeth whitening, there are some factors that can make that complicated. Here’s what you should know.(more…)
July 7, 2023
People tend to think about medicine in little chunks, where the health of the body is one thing and the health of the teeth is another. However, if you’re trying to get fit, that could potentially cause problems for your oral health if you do it improperly.
Just about everyone could stand to think a little bit more about how their general lifestyle choices affect their teeth. Here are a few things you ought to consider if you’re trying to keep your oral health in good condition while working out.(more…)
June 30, 2023
Most dental organizations recommend seeing your dentist for preventive care at least twice a year. This gives patients an opportunity to figure out if they have any outstanding oral health problems and to ask any questions about how to better their dental hygiene.
If you haven’t been to the dentist for a while, you might not really know what to say at a checkup. If you’re curious, here are a few things you may want to ask about.(more…)
June 9, 2023
In general, no one really likes the feeling of having something caught between their teeth. That said, there are some foods that are more likely to get gummed up in your smile than others. In some cases, getting something lodged there may even cause a dental emergency, requiring professional attention.
Using a little bit of caution when you eat can go a long way, so here are a few foods that can be especially annoying to get caught in your teeth.(more…)