Teeth Whitening Kits And Trays

Are Teeth Whitening Strips Worth The Money?

In an effort to save money, a lot of people will choose to buy at-home teeth whitening strips instead of coming into the dentist for cosmetic bleaching. While these strips can in fact lighten your smile, the question is, are they worth the money? Is it better to spend money on home whitening kits than…

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What To Eat After You Get Your Braces Tightened

What To Eat After You Get Your Braces Tightened

Getting your braces tightened is a not-so pleasant experience that most orthodontic patients dread. Whether you just got your braces on or you are at the tail-end of your straightening, you’re going to experience some discomfort for the first couple days after your tightening. Even people with invisible braces experience some pain whenever they switch…

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Happy Family Relaxing In Summer

Super Summer Oral Health Tips

With the summer quickly rolling in, it’s time to start prepping your smile for the months ahead. Changes in weather require changes in your oral hygiene and bodily health as a whole. To get the most out of the amazing weather to come, you need to know how to treat your teeth this time of…

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Woman Holding Water Glass

Drink Water – Your Mouth Needs It!

Drinking water is important for your energy levels and overall bodily function. It keeps all of the systems moving in your body so you can do the things you need to do throughout the day. Now that the summer is coming around though, drinking water is more important than ever before. Let’s take a look…

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Child Brushing Teeth

5 Fun Ways To Get Kids To Brush Their Teeth

Having trouble getting your child to brush his teeth? This is a common parenting dilemma that pediatric dentists strive to solve on a daily basis. If your child refuses to brush his teeth, it may be time to approach it from a new angle. Here are 5 fun ways to get kids to brush their…

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Dental Tips And Teeth Whitening

Avoid Stains After Dental Bleaching

Professional teeth whitening can instantly take years of stains off your smile, but unfortunately, the results are not permanent. In order to maximize the effects of dental bleaching and avoid repeat sessions, you need to know which foods, drinks, and activities could stain and discolor your teeth. The tips below show how to avoid stains…

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Dental Tips For Chewing Gum

How Chewing Gum Can Help Your Teeth

Is chewing gum good for your teeth? Surprisingly enough, it is! While there are plenty of sugar-filled chewing gums on the market, there are also several products that can help your smile stay healthy and bright. If you want to chew gum after eating without giving your family dentist a panic attack, the info below…

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Child Fear Of Dentist

How To Help Your Child Overcome A Fear Of The Dentist

Is your child scared of the dentist? This is a pretty common fear among children at every age, and sometimes that fear sticks with them into adulthood. Since visiting the dentist is part of good oral hygiene, you need to work with your child to get through dental anxiety. The tips below explain how to…

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Cleaning Your Toothbrush

Toothbrush Cleaning Tips To Keep Your Smile Shining Bright

Most people understand the importance of cleaning their teeth, but did you know it is just as important to keep your toothbrush clean? Your toothbrush can act as a breeding ground for germs and bacteria, especially if you don’t clean it properly. The average toothbrush can hold as much as 10 million bacteria, including dangerous…

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Is Teeth Whitening Permanent?

Is Teeth Whitening Permanent?

Is teeth whitening permanent? This is one of the biggest questions we get about cosmetic dentistry at Clinton Dental Center, and it is the one that seems to surprise our patients the most. The truth is that dental bleach will not permanently whiten and brighten teeth, but it can lead to a brilliant smile for…

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