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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Brush And Floss Like A pro

Oral Hygiene Tips: Brush And Floss Like A Pro

Want to keep your smile shining bright? If so, you need to learn the basics of oral hygiene. Proper brushing and flossing will significantly improve the health, color, and stability of your teeth, and it will ensure that you have the best breath on the block! Check out our simple, straightforward brushing and flossing guide…

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What To Eat Before Dentist Appointment

What To Eat On The Day Of Your Dental Appointment Part 2

I’m back to address the pre-local anesthetic meals and the purposes that they serve.  As you may remember, in my previous post I touched on the first two reasons: stress levels and satiation.  Today, I will cover the effects of the meal on our energy level and will add some insight on meal suggestions and…

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What To Eat Before Dentist Appointment

What To Eat On The Day Of Your Dental Appointment Part 1

Ok. So finally I am giving in. Everyone, including my staff, my wife, my friends, even my kids is telling me to start writing a blog. Anyone who knows me well, knows that me and writing goes together exactly the same as me and talking – not a good match.  Two things that just absolutely…

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4 Signs Of Cavities

4 Signs Of Cavities

The sooner you can identify a cavity in your mouth, the sooner you can cover it and prevent the hold from spreading. Your dentist will check for cavities during your six month oral exams, but a lot can happen from one appointment to the next. To ensure that your smile stays healthy and great-looking, watch…

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