Banana Peel Teeth Whitening: Will it Give You a Brighter Smile?

Banana Peel Teeth Whitening: Will it Give You a Brighter Smile?

Everybody loves a cheap DIY solution, especially when it comes to our appearance. Some people on the internet swear by the teeth brightening powers of banana peel, claiming that applying the inner white fuzzy part to your teeth can make them multiple shades whiter. Interests are piqued. After all, bananas…

Is Sparkling Water Bad for Your Teeth?

Is Sparkling Water Bad for Your Teeth?

Sparkling water sales have skyrocketed in recent years with an increase in public education about nutrition. It is now universally accepted that soda is bad for you in every way: it degrades the enamel of your teeth, stains your teeth, raises your blood sugar, and contributes to obesity. As a…

What is Freezing Reversal, and How Can You Benefit from It?

What is Freezing Reversal, and How Can You Benefit from It?

Many dental procedures require numbing, which we’re grateful for; fillings, crowns, and root canals would be very painful otherwise. But that numb feeling can be a nuisance after the work is completed, so much so that dental freezing reversal, also known as OraVerse, was created to dissipate the freezing faster…

Kids Dental Care-Promoting Good At-School Habits

Kids Dental Care-Promoting Good At-School Habits

You can do all you can to teach good dental habits when they’re at home, but what about when they’re at school? Your children spend most of their days at school, where they’re influenced by friends, teachers, and peers. What goes on there can have a major impact on your…

Healthy Dental Habits for Your Kids

Healthy Dental Habits for Your Kids

Kids that establish good dental habits early on in life are setup for a healthy future. Not only can poor habits lead to cavities, gingivitis and stained teeth, dental health is also linked intrinsically to overall health. The habits that children learn at a young age stay with them for…

How to Make Visits to the Dentist Fun for Your Child

How to Make Visits to the Dentist Fun for Your Child

Few people look forward to visiting the dentist, no matter how good their dentist’s chair-side manner. Children can be especially nervous about dentist appointments; it’s harder for them to understand the long-term benefits of dental hygiene. The way they see it, they have to lie back and allow a stranger…

March Break Students: How to Book Your First Dental Check-Up

March Break Students: How to Book Your First Dental Check-Up

March Break is the time to finally decompress after rigorous course demands, strict schedules and general brain overload. Maybe you’re thinking of the beach or sleeping all day or finally putting in time for those personal projects you’ve been neglecting. March Break is also the perfect time to book yourself…

What to Expect When your Braces Come Off

What to Expect When your Braces Come Off

Most people have a love-hate relationship with their braces. The outcome of a beautiful, aligned smile make braces well worth wearing them, but the regular orthodontist visits, braces tightenings and limiting of what foods you can eat can be a pain. The day you finally get your braces off marks…