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White Spots on Teeth: Cosmetic or Something More Serious?

Beautiful teeth are always trendy, now more than ever. It comes as no surprise that 47% of Americans choose a person’s smile to be their most important physical feature. Luckily, more than half (64%) of those surveyed like their smile. Unfortunately, those who are unhappy with their pearly whites attribute their disappointment to the color of their teeth.  Check out the rest of this article by collegaue Dr. Sharbash.

The Waterpik (Water Flosser): An Alternative to Flossing for Gum Health but NOT a Substitute for Preventing Decay

Following up on our earlier blog about why you actually have to floss and do so correctly, I wanted to talk about a home tool that patients ask about all the time, the Waterpik. First, in the past couple years the name was changed to a Water Flosser instead of a Waterpik, but it’s essentially the same product. Now this is a great product and they have innovated some really cool new ways of incorporating it into your bathroom. I myself have a Shower-Floss. It attaches to your shower head and this great product can be used in the shower; it eliminates some mess and makes your mouth feel so good after! If you are interested in the product, I can help make a recommendation as to which one – but I wanted to talk about its effectiveness today.

Teeth Whitening in the Dental Office

Many patients seem concerned about the color of their teeth. Natural teeth should have a very slight hue to them, but over time we have ignored this and all want that beautiful white smile. It’s okay; I do too! There are many ways to whiten teeth, some more effective than others.