Archive for September, 2021

Do Whitening Strips Actually Work?

When it comes to over-the-counter whitening products, the options are almost endless.  There is a wide variety of brands and methods available at your local pharmacy and grocery store in the oral care aisle.  You can also find countless options for sale online.  So how do you know which one to choose? Whitening strips have […]

Why Do My Teeth Look Splotchy after Braces?

The day you get your braces off is a time of celebration!  You have undergone months or years of treatment and finally achieved your beautiful, straightened smile.  Unfortunately, that day is not always positive.  Some people discover, after the removal of braces, that their teeth have developed a splotchiness due to the appearance of white […]

Five Benefits of Wearing Mouthguards for Contact Sports

Contact sports are a wonderful way to engage in physical exercise and teamwork.  Unfortunately, contact sports always carry the risk for injury, and as dentists, we concern ourselves with trauma that affects the mouth, teeth, and jaws.  The great news is that we have a simple preventive solution for those participating in contact sports: athletic […]

Energy Drinks and Your Teeth

Energy drinks have rapidly gained in popularity over the last two decades.  They are a common beverage choice among teens and young adults, often replacing sodas and sports drinks.  There are a wide variety of energy drink options on the market today, including Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar, and more. The bad news is that these […]