It is important that we recognize that staying on top of our oral health has more advantages than just sporting a pearly white smile (though that it a great benefit!). It is an essential piece of the puzzle in ensuring that our physical health is also top notch!
Are braces worth the investment of time and money? What does the process of getting braces look like, and will it be the right choice for you or your children?
These are all common questions that are worth exploring before making this big investment. Below are answers to some of the top concerns people have [...]
It’s hard to imagine, but sleep and dental health are closely related! Read on to see what options are available to you to improve your sleep and oral health.
Snoring a problem in your household? Keeping your partner up at night? Dentists can fit you for an anti-snoring device. Anti-snoring devices help keep [...]
Let’s face it: a patient’s satisfaction will have a huge impact on the overall health of your practice. Happy patients will stay loyal and will refer their friends and family. Read on to see how you can create the best experience for your patients and have them coming back for years to come!
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Do you grind your teeth? Have your children complained of mouth pain? Bruxism, or teeth grinding as it’s commonly known, is prevalent (especially in young children) and can result in teeth sensitivity. Teeth grinding wears down the protective enamel of the tooth and exposes dentin, which causes pain. Bruxism can also cause headaches and jaw [...]
Do you suffer from sensitive teeth? If so, you know how uncomfortable it can be. Something as simple as taking a sip of water or biting into an apple can become extremely painful!
Sensitive teeth are a common condition that can arise due to a number of different health conditions or medications. Many people will [...]
Have you heard of the phrase “dental chickens?” Turns out that many more people are afraid of the dentist than you may think and “chicken” away from seeking proper dental care due to their anxiety. Dental anxiety is very common and can be caused by a wide range of factors, such as fear of pain, [...]
Happy New Year from all of us here at Brighter! ‘Tis the season for making (and hopefully keeping) New Year’s resolutions, which often revolve around improving health and appearance. If you haven’t already made your resolutions, consider taking the necessary steps to improving your dental care routine. A healthy mouth will not only improve the [...]
Tooth decay, which causes dental caries (or cavities), is a common yet chronic disease that causes pain and disability in more than 6 billion people worldwide—adults and children alike. Decay occurs when the bacteria (often caused by the build-up of plaque) produce acid that eats away at the tooth. If left untreated, decay can lead [...]