Considering Your Next Tattoo Location? How About on One of Your Teeth? (Seriously.)

With 40% of people in the U.S. between the ages of 26 and 40 sporting at least one tattoo, body art is something that people in the U.S. have come to embrace. In fact, there are those that suggest that millennials even use tattoos as a way of helping create their own sense of identity in an increasingly fragmented world. Is it any surprise, then, that someone would figure out how to tattoo teeth? [Read More]

Home Remedies For Tartar Reduction Won't Replace A Great Dental Cleaning

Taking great care of one's teeth is admirable. Not everyone takes the time to properly brush and floss. Interestingly, even those who do brush and floss regular may be adverse about seeing the dentist. Even those persons who take great care of their pearly whites may put off appointments year after year due to being "too busy." Maybe the fear of hearing bad news not only keeps them diligent with caring for their teeth, but also away from the dentist's chair. [Read More]

Examining An Important Reason To Have Your Missing Teeth Replaced Soon

Many people have a molar or two extracted and never think anything about it, going on as usual. However, if you have had a few teeth extracted, especially molars you use for chewing your food, you may also have begun to have headaches or neck pain. You may hear a cracking noise every time you open your mouth to take a bite. Learn more about a condition called TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) and how you can suffer its symptoms because of a few missing teeth. [Read More]

The Four Types Of Braces

Dental braces are designed to help straighten and align crooked teeth slowly over time. Though they all perform the same basic function, there are four main types of braces that a dentist could give you, each of which carries a different set of advantages and drawbacks with them. Understanding the differences between the available types of braces can help you anticipate what to expect. Metal Braces Metal braces are the least expensive and the most common type of braces available on the market. [Read More]