Why Good Oral Health Is Important

Why Good Oral Health Is Important

Your dentist, your parents and even commercials on TV have always encouraged good oral hygiene. This doesn’t necessarily tell you why good oral health is important or how it impacts your life as a whole. In this guide, we wanted to explore the true impact of oral hygiene. You might be surprised by how significant…

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How Tooth Decay Happens

How Tooth Decay Happens (and How to Stop It)

Tooth decay – the dreaded enemy to your gorgeous smile. You’ve heard about it most of your life, and you know it’s bad. But, what is tooth decay? How does it happen, and what can you do to stop it? We’ll answer those questions and more in this quick guide from Clinton Dental Center. The…

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How Do Dentists Whiten Teeth

How Do Dentists Whiten Teeth?

If you are interested in professional teeth whitening, you may wonder how dentists whiten teeth. Is professional teeth whitening the same as over-the-counter whitening kits? If not, what is the best whitening option for you? This guide will help you better understand getting your teeth whitened at a dentist office. Types of Teeth Whitening from…

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Will Teeth Move after Braces

Will Teeth Move after Braces?

You wear braces for a year or two, and then your teeth are perfectly straight for life. Right? Isn’t that how it works? Unfortunately, braces are not always a permanent option for dental alignment. Your teeth may shift after braces, depending on your care regimen. This guide will help you maintain your teeth after braces…

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Why Do My Teeth Hurt When It's Cold?

Why Do My Teeth Hurt When It’s Cold?

Why do my teeth hurt when it’s cold outside? Dental pain can occur at any time of year, but there does tend to be an increase in the winter. Why are your teeth more susceptible to pain, and what can do you to fix that? Check out this guide from Clinton Dental Center. Tooth Decay…

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What Is the Best Option for Replacing a Single Tooth?

What Is the Best Option for Replacing a Single Tooth?

If you have a single missing tooth, there are many ways to replace it. It’s important to weigh out the cost, longevity and potential side effects of each option before selecting one for your smile. If you’re a patient at Clinton Dental Center, we will go over all of these factors in detail so you…

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Types of Dental Bridges

Types of Dental Bridges: Which One Should You Choose?

If you need to replace one tooth or several teeth in a row, you might get a dental bridge. There are several types of dental bridges available to you, each with its own unique purpose. In this guide, we will go over the styles of dental bridges so you can better understand your options. Fixed…

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How to Care for a Dental Filling

How to Care for a Dental Filling

Proper care can significantly increase the life of a dental filling. If you want to keep your smile strong and healthy, the tips below will help you do so. Read on to learn how to care for a dental filling. Types of Dental Fillings There are several types of dental fillings, including ceramic fillings, composite…

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What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

What to Do When Your Child Breaks a Tooth

Children have boundless energy, and that often comes with boundless potential for accidents. From bicycle accidents to injuries in the park, kids put their smiles through a lot. Check out this guide for parents explaining what to do when your child breaks a tooth. Medical Emergencies – Call 9-1-1 or Go to the Emergency Room…

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How to Remove Smoking Stains on Teeth

How to Remove Smoking Stains on Teeth

Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and other products with nicotine are known for staining teeth. These products also increase the risk of gum disease, oral cancer and other oral health issues. Whether you’ve recently quit smoking or you’re worried about the stains on your teeth, there are some solutions available for you. Read on to learn how…

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