Many people think that brushing twice a day is doing enough to maintain good oral hygiene. They don’t realize the many health benefits that flossing provides. When flossing is done daily you not only prevent tooth decay, but you also prevent gum disease and bad breath. It has been found that when food particles are left in the mouth bacteria forms and begins to feed off of the decaying food. This can lead to gum inflammation and other serious dental issues. So, add flossing into your daily dental care routine. For more information on good oral hygiene,
With so many new cosmetic procedures available now, how do you know which is right for you? I invite you to join me at The Life Institute’s seminar on the Latest Breakthroughs in Cosmetic Enhancement and Beauty to find out. This Wednesday, May 27, I will be presenting information on the newest trends in cosmetic dentistry. Presenters also will include Dr. Ava Shamban, a board certified dermatologist who was featured on Extreme Makeover, and internationally-acclaimed Makeover Coach Eve Michaels. Dr. Shamban will be speaking on skin care treatments for the face and body. Eve Michaels will be talking about the power of your personal image. Click here for more about this informative evening.
I am pleased to announce that I will be speaking on the newest advancements in cosmetic dentistry at The Life Institute’s seminar on the Latest Breakthroughs in Cosmetic Enhancement and Beauty. Also presenting will be renown dermatologist, Dr. Ava Shamban and, internationally-known image consultant, Eve Michaels. Join us at this informative event on Wednesday, May 27 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. For more information on the event, click here.
Just a reminder, tomorrow , Wednesday, May 20, The Life Institute is presenting a seminar on How to Prevent Heart Attacks featuring Dr. Kamini Kapoor, DDS, speaking about How Gum Disease is Linked to Heart Attacks. For more on this event, click here.
Many patients don’t realize that certain dental issues like gum disease have been linked to heart attacks. For more information on this and other heart issues, check out The Life Institute’s first in a series of seminars on How to Prevent Heart Attacks. Click here for more information on this important event taking place Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 pm.
Many times we will use a dental laser as we reshape the gums during a smile makeover. The laser allows us to create the best look for the patient quickly with very little pain. As we are reshaping the gum line the blood vessels are quickly closed off and the gums are sterilized in an instant. This method eliminates bleeding and reduces any swelling of the gums, making the patient’s recovery much faster. In addition, this reduces the amount of anesthesia needed during the procedure.
We are different from the usual dental office and give our patients more of a spa-like experience. The first step is to make the patient comfortable, so a dental appointment may include a calming massage or watching a movie while having a procedure. We also thoroughly go over the procedure with the patient, being sure to answer all their questions and concerns before beginning, that way the patient knows exactly what to expect.
Dental lasers are a great option for patients that are experiencing periodontal disease issues. We use the laser to treat the infected gums and also to help reduce inflammation in the gum area. The laser can also be used to stop bacterial growth for about 60 days. This allows for new tissue to grow back in a bacteria-free environment. Many times when these treatments are combined with good home care by the patient, the dental issues can be solved.
Teeth can become discolored for many reasons. Some reasons can include consuming staining liquids or foods like coffee, cola, tea, red wine or red sauces. Aging can cause teeth to become discolored, as can smoking. When teeth are being formed, the ingestion of certain antibiotics like tetracycline or excessive amounts of fluoride also can cause stains. To learn more about tooth whitening, click here.