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If you are considering braces vs Invisalign to straighten your teeth, or your kid’s teeth, you may have lots of questions. Which is more effective? Which is more affordable? Ultimately, you want to choose the treatment that will do the job, even it it’s slightly more expensive. In the long run, you don’t want to have to fix your teeth again! So are braces or Invisalign the better choice for you or your kid?
If you prefer to use oral rinse as part of your everyday oral care routine, it is valuable to have deeper understanding of what mouthwash. What does it actually do to the teeth, gums and mouth.While rinsing with fluoride-based mouthwash is beneficial, still this can never replace a regular oral hygiene routine of brushing at least two times per day and flossing every after meal.
Recently you may have heard about some negative statements about flossing being disseminated by a dentist. There are a very select few where floss may not help but the vast majority of the population will always benefit from the act of floss or even better a water flosser or waterpik.
The word “toothbrush” is pretty much associated with the manual toothbrush. The modern toothbrush as we know it today was invented in the late 1930s. Several updates and upgrades have been added to the toothbrush of that era, but the original concept has never changed. Yet in the 1990s, electric toothbrushes came to be a popular alternative to the traditional, manual style. Is one of these toothbrushes “better” than the other? Let’s take a look at the Pros and Cons of the two and find out.
Dental implants have transformed tooth replacement since their introduction over thirty years ago. Because of their durability, dental implants have a high success rate, well over 95%. But that still leaves a very small percentage of failures, many within the first few months after placement.