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How to Prevent Common Dental Problems

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Many believe that oral health problems are an inevitable part of life. However, nothing can be further from the truth than that misconception. Yes, cavities and tooth decay are two of the most common dental problems that a significant amount of people face at least once in their lives. But, there are ways you can prevent oral health problems. In fact, prevention is easier and better than cure. What Causes Dental Problems? As identified earlier, cavities and tooth decay are the two most common dental problems. To understand how to prevent them, one must understand how they come to be. The number one cause of tooth decay is plaque. Plaque is a sticky film that forms as residue over our teeth after we eat. If left uncleaned for extended periods, the plaque eats away at tooth enamel. It also starts to collect near the gum line, eventually hardening into tartar, which is harder to clean. Over time, plaque creates an opening in the tooth enamel, allowing bacteria to seep into the...
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How to Care for Invisalign Braces

Posted on 4/12/2021 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Clear aligners, or Invisalign as they are commonly known, are clear aligners that are the perfect alternative to braces. If you've got malocclusion, which is a misaligned bite, these aligners can help sort that out for you in as short as 12 to 18 months. What makes them such as excellent option is that they are visually a lot more aesthetic than braces, which is the alternative treatment form. Here we discuss how to take care of your Invisalign for the maintenance of optimal oral hygiene. Cleaning Your Invisalign Ideally, you should get the Invisalign cleaning system to clean your aligners. The system uses crystals to remove plaque and bacteria from the fixture. If you don't have the system, you can use a fluoride toothpaste and a soft brush to clean the aligners and rinse them with warm water. You should also brush and floss your teeth before putting on your aligners for optimal oral health and hygiene. Storing Your Aligners Do not leave your aligners lying around,...
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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impressions

Posted on 3/22/2021 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
If you have gone through a serious dental procedure recently, you might have an ideal about dental impressions. A dental impression is a common practice that is done before various dental procedures. It helps in the creation of retainers, mouth guards, whitening trays, crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, and other dental procedures. So, what is a dental impression? As the term suggests, a dental impression is basically an impression your teeth and mouth that reflects their exact shape, making it easier to form dental objects accordingly. A metal or plastic tray that comfortably fits on your gums and teeth is inserted inside your mouth to create a replica of them. This tray is adjustable according to your teeth. Once your dentist gets your dental impressions, they proceed onto making your dental object using their preferred technique. Why Is It Important To Get A Dental Impression? Retainers, mouthguards, dentures, crowns, etc. can be made normally as well, but a dental...
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How to Prevent Common Dental Problems
4/26/2021
How to Care for Invisalign Braces
4/12/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impressions
3/22/2021
Can Bruxism Contribute to TMJ Disorders?
3/8/2021
Three Common Reasons We Might Perform a Dental Extraction
2/22/2021
Do You Know What Dental Debridement Is?
2/8/2021
The Effect of Oral Health on Pregnancy and Baby
1/25/2021
How to Protect Your Smile this Holiday Season
1/11/2021
Does Creamer Lighten Your Coffee Enough to Avoid Stains?
12/21/2020
Do Over the Counter Mouth Guards Do Any Good?
12/7/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
Signs Your Bite is Unbalanced
10/19/2020
How Untreated TMJ Can Result in Ringing in Your Ears
10/5/2020
What to Do to Help Keep an Infants Gums Clean
9/21/2020
How a Composite Filling Works
9/7/2020
How Breath Mints May Be Harming Your Teeth and Gums
8/24/2020
Ways of Ensuring You Brush for a Full Two Minutes
8/10/2020
Chewing Tobacco Damages your Oral Health Just Like Smoking Does
7/23/2020
Stress Can Do a Number on Your Teeth
7/7/2020
Ways of Covering an Exposed Tooth Root
6/22/2020
Oral Problems in Which Bad Breath Is A Symptom
6/8/2020
Is Tooth Decay Reversible?
3/25/2020
How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal
3/15/2020
What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great
2/29/2020
Which Problems are Actually Dental Emergencies?
2/15/2020
What Happens During Molar Uprighting?
1/25/2020
How to Manage a Toothache While You Wait for Your Appointment with Us
1/15/2020
Oral Health Benefits that Come with Eating Seaweed
12/25/2019
Natural Ways to Enhance the Whitening of Your Teeth
12/15/2019
Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
11/25/2019
Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
11/15/2019
Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
10/25/2019
What to Do About a Cracked Molar Until We Can See You
10/15/2019
Your Teeth Need To Get Vitamin D
9/25/2019
Why People Who Snore Tend to Have More Cavities
9/15/2019
How to Get Tobacco Stains Off of Your Teeth
8/25/2019
Can You Get a Cavity Around a Filling?
8/15/2019
Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?
7/23/2019
Can You Decide to Not Be Afraid to Come See Us?
7/13/2019
Could Your Oral Health Get Damaged if You Do Not Have Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
6/25/2019
Common Causes for Dental Misalignment When You Wake Up
6/15/2019
What Happens When Your Gums Dry Out?
5/30/2019
Why Do We Always Keep Your Oral Tissues Dry When Working on Them?
5/20/2019
Teeth Require Vitamin D Along with Calcium
4/25/2019
What is Required as Dental Veneer Care?
4/15/2019
Why Are There So Many Myths About Root Canals?
3/30/2019
Which Uncommon Vitamins Can Drastically Improve Your Oral Health?
3/20/2019
Downsides of Making Your Own Toothpaste
2/28/2019
Does Your Saliva Actually Do Your Mouth Any Good?
2/20/2019
Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Bonding
1/30/2019
Problems You May Face If Your Dental Fillings Are Too High
1/20/2019
Does a High Fever Cause Damage to Your Teeth?
12/30/2018
Do Your Teeth Stay Healthier When You Have Dental Bonding?
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