4 Foods That Can Whiten Your Teeth

Many people dream of a beautiful white smile. Luckily, there are five foods that can help whiten your tooth enamel naturally! Strawberries: Sounds crazy right? You’d think their juicy red center would stain your teeth, however, that’s not the case! Strawberries contain an enzyme called malic acid that can help whiten your teeth. Consider mashing up a few strawberries and …

Understanding the difference between simple and surgical extractions

Simple Extraction: Generally, dentists do simple extractions rather than surgical. Simple extractions are performed on a tooth that can be seen inside the mouth. When a simple extraction is performed, a dentist uses an instrument called an elevator to loosen the tooth. After that, the tooth is removed with forceps. Surgical Extraction: Surgical extractions are much more complex than simple …

toothbrush care tips from dentist

Tips From Your Dentist – Toothbrush Care 101

Brushing one’s teeth  is the fundamental component of dental hygiene. As such, it is important to properly care for the main tool used in your oral hygiene habits: your toothbrush. Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to keep their toothbrush clean and effective. Read on for our simple tips on toothbrush care and maintenance. Storing Suggestions Proper storage of your …

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