Save Time With CEREC Crowns

Our dentists recommend CEREC crowns when patients don’t have the luxury of time. This is the latest technology that helps enhance your experience when you visit us. A normal crown requires a mold to be created. For us to get this, we ask patients to bite into a tray mold to get the impression. This…

Having Clean Teeth Makes Proper Weight Management Easier

Good oral hygiene is necessary to boost your smile and confidence and reduce the risk of diseases. Brushing and flossing your teeth is a basic way of maintaining clean teeth. This routine, coupled with regular dental cleanings, minimizes plaque buildup and the risk of tooth decay. Besides impacting your oral health, clean teeth can also…

Are You a Good Candidate For Professional Teeth Whitening?

Professional teeth whitening is the most popular dental procedure among Americans. But are you the ideal candidate for it? At Distinctive Dentistry, professional teeth whitening treatment involve bleaching teeth in-office or providing whitening trays to clients to bleach their teeth at home. However, this treatment may not be the best for everyone. Professional Teeth Whitening:…

Common Causes of Tooth Pain

Do your teeth hurt while chewing food? Or, do you experience bleeding around the gums sometimes? If yes, know that these are common symptoms of a toothache. A toothache comprises of soreness and pain in or around a tooth, and it can be quite an uncomfortable, unpleasant experience. It typically occurs due to inflammation in…

What Simple Carbs Can Do to Your Teeth

Your body needs simple carbs to stay energetic throughout. These nutrients are part of your dietary requirements in addition to proteins, vitamins, and minerals. Simple carbs are part of carbohydrates, which comprises starchy and sugary foods. Examples of the foods that have simple sugars include doughnuts, candy, soda, and desserts, among others. Even though they…

Tips to Help You See You May Have a Dental Abscess

A dental abscess can emerge quite unexpectedly. Therefore, you need to contact us immediately if you feel you have an abscess. Don’t delay treatment, as an abscess can progress and lead to a life-threatening illness. Do You Have an Abscess? Not everyone will acknowledge their tooth has abscessed. However, if you want to prevent serious…

Will Grazing All Day Long Hurt My Teeth?

Boredom, stress, or emotional unrest are just a few common reasons we tend to turn to food for all-day comfort. The popular concern about munching all day is related to weight gain. But will constant grazing all day long hurt your teeth? We care about you and your teeth, and we are committed to helping…

What Are The Best Ways To Avoid Oral Infections?

Most people are not aware of the fact that they can avoid oral infections. Bacteria cause these infections; therefore, keeping the bacteria out of your mouth will reduce the chances of getting an oral infection. If it is genetic, there are also ways you can do to help control it. The following are some of…

Why Adults Should Ask About Getting Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect your teeth from decay, particularly your back teeth that are instrumental in chewing. Sealants are most commonly placed in children and teenagers since molars are especially prone to cavities and decay when they first start to come in. However, you are never too old to develop cavities,…

How to Safely Store Your Toothbrush

As dentists, we recommend you set a regimen for the use, care, and storage of your toothbrush and then try to stay with that format. After brushing, give the brush a thorough flushing with a good stream of tap water. This should rinse and remove all the pathogenic debris. Then, shake the toothbrush to throw…